Mr Grant Stevenson, of Otaki, QSM for services to the arts
Mr Grant Stevenson has worked with communities in Levin and Foxton to devise programmes to stimulate local job creation as well as organising many cultural events in Wellington. He organised the sponsorship and marketing of the World Floral Art Show and managed the opening of the Zealandia Sanctuary’s visitor and information centre. He has presented outdoor concerts for the Regional Orchestra at Government House and helped co-ordinate commemoration events marking the 50th anniversary of the Wahine disaster. Mr Stevenson has supported fundraising projects for the Hawkes Bay Opera House, the St James Theatre and the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute.