Ms Janet Wilson, of Ashhurst, QSM for services to wildlife conservation
Janet Wilson first became involved in local conservation as a volunteer with the Department of Conservation, taking on the role of coordinator for the Oroua Blue Duck Protection Project.
She has driven community-led whio (blue duck) recovery work in the Oroua and Pohangina Rivers in the southern Ruahine ranges. She was the driving force behind the establishment of the Ruahine Whio Protection Trust, which she now chairs.
She convenes the Ruahine Whio Protectors Collective. Ms Wilson has supported Palmerston North Search and Rescue operations and has served on the Palmerston North Tramping and Mountaineering Club committee for 20 years.
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