Mr Ted Edwards, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to sustainable business and harness racing
Ted Edwards established Reharvest Timber Products, a leading producer of premium products from wood waste, including enviromulch for landscaping and regeneration projects, Cushionfall surfaces for children’s play areas, and Cushionride surfaces for equestrian and dressage arenas.
Reharvest’s emphasis on only recycled timber products has set standards which others in the industry have emulated.
Mr Edwards has been involved with harness racing as a driver, owner and trainer, later establishing a broodmare band.
Reharvest has sponsored the Group One Rowe Cup for Trotters at Alexandra Park, as well as races at Kumeu and Pukekohe.
Mr Edwards has coached the U10 Mangere rugby league team, who were unbeaten for four years.