Dame Susan Glazebrook and Mrs Susan Hume, of Christchurch, QSM for services to education
Mrs Susan Hume was Principal of Avonside Girls’ High School, leading the school through the Canterbury earthquakes, the Christchurch mosque shootings, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the successful transition to the new-build co-located Avonside Girls’ High School. She has modernised the curriculum, led significant changes to the school’s structure to support student wellbeing, and pushed for further engagement with the school community, particularly for those who identify as Māori and Pacific. She served as NCEA advisor with the Ministry of Education. Mrs Hume was an Executive member of the Canterbury West Coast Secondary Principals Association.