Mr Kevin Curtis, QSM, of Matamata, for services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the community
Kevin Curtis has been a member of the Matamata Volunteer Fire Brigade since 1975.
He was Deputy Chief Fire Officer before taking up his current role of Chief Fire Officer. He is a member and former President of the Auckland Provincial Fire Brigade Association.
He has supported Matamata Lions Club, Rotary Club, and Matamata Art Society projects.
He has been a member of the Matamata Gun Club for 40 years, serving as a coach, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.
Mr Curtis has travelled with the Matamata Shooting Team and supported the running of Secondary School Shoots at the club.