Mr Barry Smith, of Auckland, QSM for services to football and historical research
Barry Smith founded, and edited for 20 years, the New Zealand Soccer Annual and has been honorary historian for New Zealand Football since 1987. He has been a contributor to virtually every association or club history published in New Zealand. He is a Life Member of New Zealand Football and a recipient of national awards for service to the game. Since 1968, he has assisted the Auckland Football Federation by supplying player histories for football clubs in the Northern Region. Mr Smith has also carried out similar recording for football clubs elsewhere in New Zealand since 1968.