Mr Christopher Te’o, of Porirua, MNZM for services to health, cycling and the Pacific community
Christopher Te’o founded USO Bike Ride, a cycling collective that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of communities, particularly Pacific peoples, through cycling. He supported the establishment of three NZTA Bikes in Schools programmes in Porirua schools. He has raised more than $140,000 to build cycle paths and buy new bicycles and helmets for these programmes. He is an NZTA Pedal Ready Cycle Skills Instructor. He was part of the team that led the USO Bike Ride Bluff 2 Cape New Zealand Cycle Ride in partnership with the Cancer Society of New Zealand. Mr Te’o is a founding Trustee for Pacific Men’s Health Aotearoa.