Mr John Oliver, of Otorohanga, MZNM for services to philanthropy
John Oliver gifted $1 million to the Otorohanga Charitable Trust to kickstart the building of a modern medical facility. He gifted $3 million to the Otorohanga Beattie Charitable Trust to enable the building of a Dementia Unit facility. He helped establish an Agribusiness Hub and a Learning Hub at St Pauls Collegiate School in Hamilton. He has supported the scholarship fund for Southwell School. He supported Westpac Air Ambulance with a donation of $1 million. Mr Oliver and his wife have volunteered their time or financially supported the Otorohanga Zoological Society (now the Otorohanga Kiwi House Trust), along with many other community organisations in Otorohanga.