Mr Paul Dudley Wright, MNZM
Mr Paul Wright, of Rotorua, for services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the forestry industry
Paul Wright was Principal of the Fiji Forestry Training Centre, providing vital support to Fiji’s growing forestry industry. Since 1991 he has held senior operation and management positions in the Central North Island. He was Principal Rural Fire Officer and Chief Executive of Pumicelands Rural Fire District. He has overseen the amalgamation and continued management of several fire authorities. He is Principal Rural Fire Officer for Fire and Emergency New Zealand. His efforts have led to changes and improvements in fire management. Mr Wright is actively involved in Rotary and is a Past District Governor. For more than 40 years, he has been involved with organisations supporting disabled persons.