Ms Gaye Bryham, ONZM, of Auckland, for services to sport and recreation
Gaye Bryham has been Deputy Head of the School of Sport and Recreation at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) since 2000 and, more recently, Head of Department, Sport Leadership and Management.
She has fostered work-integrated learning and graduate employment through the co-operative learning courses of the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation.
She helped establish AUT Millennium, a non-profit organisation that provides an environment for high-performance sports training, community sport, health and wellbeing.
She helped form the New Zealand Academy of Sport North, leading the establishment of the Athlete Life Programme with High Performance Sport New Zealand.
She contributed to the development of the AUT South Campus to expand accessibility of education.
Ms Bryham is a founding member of Women in Sport Aotearoa and a Sport Auckland Board Trustee.