Reverend Alison Stewart, of Marton, QSM for services to choral music
Reverend Alison Stewart chairs the Wellington Branch of the Royal School of Church Music New Zealand and is part of its national Choir School. She has travelled extensively with choirs and organised national talent to join her local choirs for high-profile performances. She serves local church choirs as an accompanist and is Musical Director of the Palmerston North Choral Society. She is founder and musical director of the women’s chamber choir Camerata. She is Director of Music at Huntley School and a Trustee of the Anglican Schools Trust Board.
Mrs Stewart was a Girl Guides Unit Leader in Palmerston North.