Miss Melva Robb, of Blenheim, QSM for services to rural communities and women
Melva Robb is the Marlborough Area Committee Chair for Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ). She previously served as an elected member of the National Council of RWNZ and is currently Acting Leadership Councillor for Region Three, covering the West Coast, Golden Bay, Nelson and Marlborough. She is a Trustee of the Top of the South Rural Support Trust. Following the Christchurch and Kaikoura earthquakes, she organised and collected donations and supplies through Rural Women’s Adverse Events Relief Fund and the Rural Support Trust. Miss Robb helps organise the 101 Ways with Wool festival in Blenheim.