Jacqueline Grant, of Hokitika, ONZM, for services to the community
Jacquie Grant was a member of the Human Rights Review Tribunal for several terms. She was a community representative on the Benefit Review Committee for Work and Income New Zealand on the West Coast and a member of the Grey District Council. She is a member and former Chair of Enterprise Hokitika. She was Treasurer and a founding member of the Chrissy Witoko Memorial Trust, which was established to alleviate hardship caused by illness or death in the Wellington gay and transgender community. She has headed fundraising and beautification projects in Hokitika and is an active member of the Hokitika Lions Club. Having fostered more than 75 young people, Ms Grant has remained involved as a ‘foster nan’ for the children of those she previously cared for.