Mr Nick Perrin, of Wellington, QSM for services to historical research
Nick Perrin has been a volunteer member of the Friends of Bolton Street Cemetery for almost 40 years, including time as President. As a volunteer researcher, he led the creation and development of a database of detailed historical records, providing 8,500 names, death and burial records to Wellington City Council. He has continued to verify names and details and helped hundreds of people with ancestral information enquiries. Mr Perrin is past National President and Honorary Life Member of the Cactus & Succulent Society of New Zealand, with almost 50 years involvement, and is President of the Wellington-Hutt Valley Branch.