Mr Gary O’Brien, of Levin, QSM for services to youth and the community
Gary O’Brien is the guidance counsellor at Horowhenua College, where he oversees Stage Challenge performances. He helped develop and manages the CYN Concert (Celebrating Youth NUA), an event for local schools. He has been involved with the Levin Soccer Club and Levin Old Boys Cricket Clubs as a player, manager, and coach, and as president of the Soccer Club. He has a leadership role in the completion of an all-purpose indoor facility at Donnelly Park, Levin. He has held various roles within the Levin Performing Arts Society and is a Eucharistic Minister and musician for Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church.