Virinder Aggarwal, of Auckland, QSM, for services to Asian communities
Virinder Aggarwal is Chairperson and a founding member of the Asian Network Inc, which assists Asian communities in Auckland through information sharing, training opportunities, and government submissions. He represents the Indian community on the Older People’s Advisory Group. He founded and was President of the Global Organisation for Persons of Indian Origin (West) branch. He leads fundraising committees for the Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust. He was Migrant Representative to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and has been an Executive Committee member of Migrant Support Services. Mr Aggarwal chaired the working committee of Shakti Family Settlement and Social Services.