Mr Geoffrey Clews, of Auckland, QSM, for services to the arts and the community
Geoffrey Clews was President of Company Theatre and helped establish The Rose Centre Community Theatre in Belmont. As Chair of the North Shore Theatre and Conference Centre Trust, he led the campaign to fund and build Takapuna’s Bruce Mason Centre. He helped establish Q Theatre in Central Auckland. He was Chair of the Auckland Foundation, a director of Regional Facilities Auckland, and Chair of Arts Advocates Auckland. He chairs the Sir George Elliot Charitable Trust and is on the Advisory Board of Te Kiwi Māia Charitable Trust. As a lawyer, Mr Clews has acted pro-bono for several organisations.