Malcolm Cowie, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to football
Malcolm Cowie joined the New Zealand Secondary Schools (NZSS) Football National Executive Committee in 1988 and served as Chairman for 18 years. He introduced international tours to secondary schools and created the Under 19 Trans-Tasman Trophy. He has overseen the significant growth of national schools tournaments and has been instrumental in developing NZSS Football representative programmes at Under 15 and Under 19 levels. He has coached football at St Kentigern College for 29 years. He co-established the West Ham Oceania Academy National Camp in New Zealand. Mr Cowie was a selector and voluntary coach for the Auckland Football Association for many years.