Dr Brian Pauling, ONZM, for services to broadcasting and education
Dr Brian Pauling founded the New Zealand Broadcasting School, which has become New Zealand’s pre-eminent broadcasting education programme, and was Head of the School from 1983 until 2001. He has published textbooks and worked on a book chronicling the history of access radio in New Zealand. He helped establish the Canterbury Communications Trust and established Plains FM, the first independent community access radio station. He was the Director of the Canterbury Workers Educational Association. He chaired the Association of Community Access Broadcasters and the New Zealand Library and Information Commission. He was the Commissioner of the New Zealand National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation and a Board member of the International Broadcast Education Association. Dr Pauling is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.