Mrs Cushla Scrivens, of Palmerston North, QSM for services to historical research and heritage preservation
Cushla Scrivens was the foundation editor of The Manawatu Journal of History. She is Secretary and former Treasurer of Historic Places Manawatu-Horowhenua. She has organised field trips and compiled the Society’s newsletter. She liaises with the planning staff of the three local Councils on heritage policy issues. She has published academic articles and educational material, and has developed the Historic Places Manawatu-Horowhenua website. She co-organised the national conference of Historic Places Aotearoa in Palmerston North. She was a committee member of Te Manawa Museum Society. Mrs Scrivens is a Trustee of the Caccia Birch House Trust.