Mr Tony Fortune, of Reefton, QSM for services to the community
Tony Fortune has taught at schools in Reefton and Inangahua since 1974. He has been involved with Sacred Heart Parish Church for 60 years. He contributes a history column to the community publication ‘The Clarion’ and a morning report for COAST FM. He is President of the Inangahua Silver Band and a member of the Westport and Greymouth Municipal Band. He leads fundraising to restore the Reefton Band Hall. He has been a Reefton Athletic Harriers Club and West Coast Amateur Sports Trust committee member. Mr Fortune is a Justice of the Peace and West Coast JPs Association President.