Mr Alan Turner, of Tauranga, QSM, for services to the game of bridge
Alan Turner is ranked fifth on the all-time list of Master Points for New Zealand and is a Gold Grand Master. He has been a representative player for both Waikato Bays District and New Zealand. He is a member of the Tauranga Bridge Club and has been Club Captain and President. He was President of the New Zealand Contract Bridge Association and Chairman of the Management Committee. He serves on the Board of NZBridge. A teacher by trade, he has tutored players and developed comprehensive teaching materials for clubs. He is a National Director and conducts seminars for new directors.