Mrs Benita Robinson, QSM, of Lower Hutt, for services to the community
Benita Robinson has been involved with the leadership group of Victory Christian Centre, which led to her becoming Centre Manager of Lower Hutt Christians Against Poverty (CAP).
Through CAP, she provides at-home debt coaching and has organised social events and annual clothing giveaways. She has formed relationships with local businesses, leading to donations of goods and firewood.
She is CAP’s Network Partnership Manager for the Lower North Island. Mrs Robinson held various roles on the Board of the Stokes Valley Toy Library and volunteered with the Hutt Valley Kindergarten Association Board of Trustees, eventually becoming Chairperson.