Mr Clayton Stent, of Taupo, MNZM for services to the community and governance
Clayton Stent was Mayor of Taupo for two terms. He helped bring Life Education to the Taupo Ruapehu District and is now Patron of the Life Education Trust. He held the voluntary role of Regional Civil Defence Controller. He is Chair of the Lake Taupo Protection Trust and former Chair of the Lake Taupo Development Trust. He was a Trustee of the 100% Lake Taupo Charitable Trust and the Geyser Trust. He has served two terms as President of Lakeland Lions Club. He has provided pro bono legal services to the Citizens Advice Bureau. Mr Stent is Patron of the Inter Church Welfare Society.