Helen Guthrie, of Waikanae, QSM, for services to music and horticulture
Helen Guthrie was Chamber Music Wellington’s Concert Manager. She is a member of the Waikanae Music Society Committee and is the Society’s Treasurer and former President. She was a founding member and Chair of the Society’s Charitable Trust for Young Musicians. She is President and Branch Secretary of the New Zealand Camellia Society. She was Membership Secretary on the National Council of the Camellia Society and has judged throughout the North Island and won several awards. She is part of the New Zealand Rose Society, former President of the Kapiti Rose Society, and a long-time national judge of roses.