Dr Haare Williams, of Papakura, MNZM, for services to Māori, the arts and education
Dr Haare Williams has been a tutor, Dean of Māori Education, and Māori Advisor to the Chief Executive at Unitec. He was General Manager of Aotearoa Radio. He set up a joint venture with the South Seas Film and Television School to train Te Reo speakers as producers and operators in film and television. He has worked closely with iwi claimant communities and was responsible for waka construction and assembly at Waitangi for the 1990 commemorations. He has published poetry, exhibited painting, and written for film and television. Dr Williams was a cultural advisor for the Mayor of Auckland and is Amorangi at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.