Reverend Woo Taek Nam, of Silverdale, QSM, for services to the Korean community
Reverend Woo Taek Nam pioneered the Hanouri Church, the largest Korean church in New Zealand, where he has been Senior Pastor for 30 years. He has led the church in providing a range of services, social groups and classes, including a mother and baby programme, a weekly class for senior Koreans, and services for couples to work on family and relationship issues. He is involved with educational programmes for Korean children. He has helped Korean immigrants settle into New Zealand life and has supported Korean international students. Reverend Nam supports a range of community organisations.