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Badge of the Order of New Zealand
Badge of the Order of New Zealand

The Order of New Zealand is the highest locally awarded honour in the New Zealand Honours System. Queen Elizabeth II instituted the Order by Royal Warrant significantly dated February 6, 1987 (Waitangi Day) "to recognise outstanding service to the Crown and people of New Zealand in a civil or military capacity". It was deliberately and explicitly modelled after the Order of Merit and the Order of the Companions of Honour [1]. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (587x886, 70 KB)Ingisnia for a Member of the Order of New Zealand This image is protected by British Crown copyright. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (587x886, 70 KB)Ingisnia for a Member of the Order of New Zealand This image is protected by British Crown copyright. ... // History Royal honours were awarded in New Zealand from the very beginning of settlement. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen independent nations known as the Commonwealth Realms. ... In the United Kingdom, a Royal Warrant of Appointment is a grant made by senior members of the British Royal Family to companies or tradespeople who supply goods and services to individuals in the family. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Waitangi Day is a public holiday in New Zealand held each year on February 6 to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealands founding document, on that date in 1840. ... For other Orders see Order of Merit (disambiguation). ... The Order of the Companions of Honour is a British and Commonwealth Order. ...


The order is limited to the Sovereign and twenty members; however, there are also additional and honorary members which are not counted towards the limit. The order confers no knighthood or other status, but members of this one-class order are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "ONZ". This is a list of British monarchs, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of some of the various kingdoms that have existed on, or incorporated, the island of Great Britain, namely: England (united with Wales from 1536) up to 1707; Scotland up to 1707; The Kingdom of Great Britain... Post-nominal letters also called Post-nominal initials or Post-nominal titles are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, educational degree, accreditation, office, or honour. ...


The Badge of the Order comprises an oval medallion, with the Arms of New Zealand in gold and coloured enamel. Members wear the badge on a red ochre ribbon with white stripes on each edge.


The Order has two officers: the Registrar and Secretary.


Current members

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen independent nations known as the Commonwealth Realms. ... Te Arikinui Te Atairangikaahu Te Atairangi Kaahu is the reigning Māori Queen, elected in 1966 following the passing of her father, Koroki. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Edmund Hillary after accompanying the first plane to land at the Marble Point ground air strip - Antarctica Edmund Hillary on the New Zealand 5 dollar note Sir Edmund Percival Hillary, KG, ONZ, KBE (born July 20, 1919) is a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer, most famous for being the... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Margaret Mahy ONZ (born in Whakatane, New Zealand on 21 March 1936) is a well-known New Zealand author of childrens and young adult books. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Tini Whetu Marama Tirikatene-Sullivan (9 January 1932 - ), generally called Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan, is a former New Zealand politician. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kiri Te Kanawa Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ AC DBE (born March 6, 1944), is an internationally famous New Zealand opera singer. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sir Miles Warren ONZ KBE (born in Christchurch in 1929) is a New Zealand architect. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Right Honourable James Brendan Jim Bolger, ONZ, (born 31 May 1935) was Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1990 to 1997. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... This page is about the New Zealand politician and Director-General of the World Trade Organization. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... His Eminence Thomas Stafford Cardinal Williams ONZ (born 20 March 1930 in Wellington) is a Cardinal and the Emeritus (retired) Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Alan Graham MacDiarmid ONZ, (born April 24, 1927) is a chemist. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... This article is about the former Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Right Honourable Robin Brunskill Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon of Wellington in New Zealand and of Cambridge in the County of Cambridgeshire. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... Emeritus Professor Sir (Ian) Hugh Kawharu ONZ FRSNZ (1927- ) is a distinguished Maori academic and Ngati Whatua leader. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... Dame Catherine Anne Tizard (nee Maclean) GCMG GCVO DBE QSO (4 April 1931–) was a Governor-General of New Zealand, and the first woman to be appointed to the office. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... Sir Shridath Ramphal (born 1928) was the second Commonwealth Secretary-General (1975 to 1990). ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Executive Council of New Zealand is the body which provides the formal basis for the Cabinet. ...

Deceased members

(name followed by date of appointment and date of death)

The Honourable Sir Heinrich Arnold Nordmeyer, ONZ, KCMG, (1901 - 1989), often later known as Arnold Henry Nordmeyer, was a New Zealand politician. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dame Whina Cooper ONZ DBE was born at Te Karaka, Hokianga, in northern New Zealand on 9 December 1895, the daughter of a Maori leader of the Te Rarawa iwi. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (108th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dr Clarence Edward Beeby ONZ CMG (16 June 1902-10 March 1998; most commonly referred to as C.E. Beeby or simply Beeb) was a New Zealand educationalist, described as the architect of our modern education system[1]. Beebys educational ethos is best summarised as every person regardless of... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Sir Thaddeus McCarthy ONZ KBE (1907—April 11, 2001) was a New Zealand judge. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Douglas Gordon Lilburn (2 November 1915 - 6 June 2001) was a prolific and influential New Zealand composer. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Marching On is the second volume of Sonja Davies autobiography Sonja Davies, ONZ (November 11, 1923 – 12 June 2005) was a New Zealand trade unionist, peace campaigner, and Member of Parliament. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Russell Lange (pronounced Long-ee), CH, ONZ (4 August 1942 — 13 August 2005), served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1984 to 1989. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Thomas Allen Munro Curnow (1911-2001) was a New Zealand poet and journalist. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon as Queen Elizabeth. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... Janet Paterson Frame ONZ, CBE, (August 28, 1924 - January 29, 2004) was a New Zealand writer. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur Leslie Lydiard, ONZ, OBE, (6 July 1917–11 December 2004) was a New Zealand runner and athletics coach. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Willam H. Pickering, JPL/NASA Photo Sir William Hayward Pickering ONZ KBE (December 24, 1910—March 15, 2004) was a New Zealand-American who headed Pasadena, Californias Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for 22 years, retiring in 1976. ... Post-nominal letters are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, office, or honour. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Buckingham Palace page on the Order of New Zealand
  • Honours Secretariat page on the Order of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Legislation. The statutes of the Order can be found as SR 1987/67 of New Zealand regulations.
New Zealand Orders in the New Zealand Honours System
Order of New Zealand - New Zealand Order of Merit - Queen's Service Order

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