Mr Ian Jordan, MNZM, of Blenheim, for services to the livestock industry
Ian Jordan has contributed to sheep and cattle breeding in Marlborough and beyond.
He established his Willowhaugh Southdown Stud flock in 1956 and later took over his father’s Jersey Stud.
He is Honorary Judge for the Southdown breed at the New Zealand Agricultural Show, where his Southdowns have been named grand champion all breed meat sheep and Supreme Animal of the Show.
His Willowhaugh cows have won numerous championships. He is Patron and an Honorary Life Member of the New Zealand Ploughing Association.
He is a committee member, Patron and former President of Graham Veterinary Club. Mr Jordan has been a judge at agricultural days, pet days and herd replacement competitions.