Nigel Weeks, of Nelson, QSM, for services to music
Nigel Weeks has been Head of Music at several schools, including his current school, Nayland College. He has led bands and choirs to win national awards and Australasian titles and toured them to international festivals. He auditioned and directed the National Youth Brass Band and the National Secondary Schools Band. He is Director of the National Brass Band of New Zealand and Musical Director of the Nelson City Brass Band. Mr Weeks has been Director of the Howick School of Music and conducted the Nelson Male Voice Choir. He is Music Director of the Nelson Symphony Orchestra and Nelson Civic Choir.