Annette Fale, of Auckland, MNZM for services to youth and Pacific peoples
Annette Fale was General Manager of the Halogen Foundation for 14 years, and through Halogen she founded the New Zealand National Young Leaders Days (NYLD). NYLD has grown to become the largest youth leadership event in New Zealand. Mrs Fale worked as Events Manager for The Parenting Place after it merged with the Halogen Foundation. She is now CEO of the First Foundation, which helps young New Zealanders participate in tertiary education. She has been Events Manager for World Vision New Zealand and Leadership Director for the Sir Peter Blake Trust. Mrs Fale initiated the Women of the Pacific Charitable Trust to inspire and equip Pacific women in New Zealand.