Mr Paul McEwan, MNZM, of Wanaka, for services to neonatal care
Paul McEwan is a founding trustee and Chair of the Canterbury Neonatal Unit Trust.
Under his leadership, the trust has raised more than $600,000 and supported several projects and causes, including supplying incubators adapted for rescue helicopters, providing a support package to families who reside outside of Christchurch but have their infant in the Christchurch Women’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and establishing New Zealand’s first human milk bank.
An experienced financial planner and advisor, Mr McEwan has led the trust to maintain a high level of the capital raised and support regular funding.
He is also a retired cricket player, having played for Canterbury cricket and the Black Caps.