Dr Michèle Hawke, of Hawarden, CNZM for services to gymnastics
Dr Michèle Hawke gained her Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) international brevet judging qualification for Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) in 1980 and has judged at World Championships, Pacific Rim Championships, Junior Commonwealth Cup and Australian Youth Olympics. She has been Coaching Liaison and Judging Liaison on the WAG National Technical Committee and is now Chairperson. She has been an international Tour Team Official covering judging, coaching and team management for 18 Gymnastics New Zealand (GNZ) tours. She is a GNZ Coaching and Judging course presenter. She established the New Zealand Junior Development Training Squad and oversaw the review and upgrade of the WAG STEPs programme. Dr Hawke is a Board member of the Christchurch School of Gymnastics, undertaking judge education and mentoring for the club.