Ms Cynthia Bowers, MNZM, of Waipawa, for services to the community and local government
Cynthia Bowers is involved with Hastings Landmark Trust, advocating for landscape, history, architecture and public art.
She was involved with Horse of the Year in Hawke’s Bay, the largest annual national equestrian event, including time as Chair.
She was a Councillor and Deputy Mayor of the Hastings District Council.
She was a driver for the development of Roys Hill, raising funds and helping plant 2,500 native shrubs to redevelop a dump site into a recreation area.
She was on the Board of Arts Inc. Heretaunga (formerly Creative Hastings), including time as Chair and Treasurer. Ms Bowers was involved with the redevelopment of Hawke’s Bay Opera House.
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