Dr Richard Wong She, of Auckland, CNZM, for services to burn care
Dr Richard Wong She was the inaugural Clinical Leader of the New Zealand National Burn Service, which consists of the three Regional Burn Units located at Christchurch Hospital, Hutt Hospital and Waikato Hospital, and the National Burn Centre at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, where he was the Clinical Lead until February 2023. He is Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Burn Association Emergency Management of Severe Burns course. He has helped develop and deliver this course numerous times. He is active in training with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He has presented papers on burn care internationally. He helped develop the National Health Emergency Response plan for a mass casualty burn disaster. Dr Wong She was the lead burn surgeon following the 2019 Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption.