Joan Lardner-Rivlin, of Auckland, MNZM for services to seniors
Joan Lardner-Rivlin worked with the Volunteer Community Coordinators programme with the Office for Senior Citizens. She is Secretary of the Auckland District Council of Social Services, through which she helped launch an Inner-City Network. She is Chair of Takapuna North Community Trust and has worked on various community projects. She is an active member for Auckland Council’s Senior Advisory Panel. She is a member of Northcote Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) and the North Shore CAB Board. Mrs Lardner-Rivlin is a Trustee of the Kaipatiki Community Trust, a member of the Birkdale Beach Haven Community Project and Age Concern, and Chair of the North Shore-based Our Women’s Network.