Sue Gardiner, of Auckland, MNZM for services to the arts
Sue Gardiner is a Trustee of the Chartwell Trust, a New Zealand charitable philanthropic Trust started by her father, which supports the visual arts and knowledge about the creative process. She is co-Director of the Chartwell Collection, a major public art collection, and has volunteered her time to arts organisations in Auckland. She is a board member of the University of Auckland’s Creative Thinking Project. She is part of the panel that selects artists annually for the McCahon House Residency. Ms Gardiner was codirector of the ‘Save Our Gallery’ campaign, which aimed to restore and protect the public funding of the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.