Susan Millar, of Upper Hutt, QSM, for services to conservation
Susan Millar is a retired entomologist previously employed at the Wallaceville Research Centre in Upper Hutt. She has volunteered hundreds of hours to conservation projects, sharing her extensive botanical knowledge. She co-ordinates and runs working bees clearing weeds and rubbish and planting native bush in the Upper Hutt and Greater Wellington Region. She supervises and trains volunteers in planting native seedlings and removing pest species weeds. For years she has gathered local native seeds, raising them in the Forest and Bird Upper Hutt plant nursery. Mrs Millar is a long-standing member of the Wellington Botanical Society.