Mr David Philip Wright, MNZM
Mr David Wright, of Wellington, for services to biodynamic agriculture
David Wright was Secretary of the Bio Dynamic Farming and Gardening Association charity (Biodynamics NZ) and served on the Board of BioGro New Zealand. He was a member of the Board of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand. He was a founding Trustee and Treasurer of the Kete Ora Charitable Trust, which enables education and research into biodynamic and organic agricultural practices. He has been Secretary and continues as Inspector for Demeter New Zealand. He has been instrumental in the development of New Zealand’s Demeter Biodynamic Certification standards to an equivalent of Demeter International’s standards. Mr Wright helped develop the NZS8410:2003 Organic Production minimum standard for defining the term “organic".