Playwright and dance theatre leader Jan Bolwell says her Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit award has given a welcome boost to the public profile of people in the arts.
New Year Honours
Some of New Zealand's sporting greats were celebrated during an investiture ceremony at Government House in Auckland today.
There might have been no truffle industry in the southern hemisphere without Dunedin researcher Ian Hall.
Prof Peter Crampton has been honoured after his term as University of Otago pro-vice-chancellor of health sciences came to a close, but his working life is very far from finished.
Celebrations are in order for nearly 200 New Zealanders recognised for their outstanding work in this year's New Year Honours.
The full list of New Years Honours 2019 recipients.
Arise Sir Tim of Invercargill.
The New Year Honours 2019 Southern recipients.
The New Year Honours 2018 Southern recipients.
The full list of New Years Honours 2018 recipients.
All Blacks great Bryan Williams ruled on the rugby field and designer Denise L’Estrange-Corbet has taken the fashion world by storm.
He will not be arising Sir Richie today. Instead, the double-World Cup-winning former All Black captain has been made a member of the country's most honoured group.
The full list of the New Year Honours List for 2016.
The Otago and Southland New Year Honours 2016 recipients.
Ask Prof Murray Brennan about an esteemed medical career that has now been honoured with a knighthood and luck is a recurring theme.
OFFICER OF THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT
THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT
MEMBER FOR THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT
An architect, a Pike River survivor and an unnamed warrior are among the New Zealanders winning accolades in the New Year Honours list.
Every time Ivan Vicelich retires from the All Whites, something great happens for New Zealand football.