Dame Cindy and Mrs Jan Riley, of Nelson, QSM for services to cancer support and fundraising
Jan Riley has held multiple roles across the Nelson Tasman Hospice, including working as a family support volunteer for 22 years. She coordinates the Tree of Remembrance, an annual Hospice promotion. She is responsible for sending cards and letters to bereaved families and coordinating the local raffle promotion. She established a service offering birthday flowers for patients and coordinates a support group for patients and bereaved families. She is the manager of her area’s first Hospice shop. Mrs Riley has volunteered for 31 years with the Nelson/Tasman Cancer Society as the Daffodil Day Area Co-ordinator for Motueka.