Mr Charles Campbell, QSM, of Dunedin, for services to the performing arts
Charles Campbell joined Musical Theatre Dunedin (formerly Dunedin Operatic Society) in 1959 and is a past Board member and President.
He has been involved in all 50 years of carol singing at local hospitals and rest homes. He represented Dunedin Operatic at the New Zealand Federation of Operatic Societies’ annual conferences.
He has supported operatic societies and theatre groups across the South Island.
He was instrumental in forming the Otago Theatre Trust, which purchased Dunedin’s Regent Theatre and turned it into Otago’s premier live theatre venue.
Mr Campbell was involved in numerous events and performances with the theatre.