Mr Don McKay, of Maungaturoto, MNZM for services to seniors and the community
Mr Don McKay was Chairman for 30 years of Maungaturoto Community Charitable Trust Inc (MCCT), which provides aged care support, and remains a Board member. Under his leadership, the MCCT has established a 14-bed rest home, 14 low-priced rental units, 14 further discounted housing units, and numerous low-cost rooms for health professionals. He has been a key driver of the establishment of a 14-bed dementia facility. He has served as a member of a Northland Beef Advisory Group and was Chairman of the New Zealand Beef Council. Mr McKay has been a keen supporter of a local recreation farm and has volunteered for his local Lions club in Northland.