More Hamil­ton Honours

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is made a Mem­ber of the New Zealand Or­der of Merit for ser­vices to equestrian sport. Hart­stone has vol­un­teered in equestrian sport for more than 30 years, be­gin­ning at the Pony Club in Raglan as a trea­surer in 1981.

is made a Mem­ber of the New Zealand Or­der of Merit for ser­vices to wrestling. Stan­nett has been in­volved in the sport for more than 60 years.

is awarded The Queen’s Ser­vice Medal for ser­vices to women’s and chil­dren’s health. Bal­lan­tyne be­came a part­ner of Te Awa­mutu Med­i­cal Cen­tre in 1981.

is awarded The Queen’s Ser­vice Medal for ser­vices to sci­ence ed­u­ca­tion. Cox re­tired from Fair­field Col­lege in 2016 af­ter 44 years there. He was heav­ily in­volved in var­i­ous com­mu­nity sci­ence events and or­gan­i­sa­tions, in­clud­ing the Waikato Sci­ence Teach­ers As­so­ci­a­tion, of

is awarded The Queen’s Ser­vice Medal for ser­vices to hor­ti­cul­tural ed­u­ca­tion. Lee­son de­vel­oped a project en­cour­ag­ing chil­dren to grow their own food, cre­at­ing veg­etable gar­dens and or­chards at more than 300 schools.

is awarded The Queen’s Ser­vice Medal for ser­vices to peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. Pomeroy has been an ad­vo­cate for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties for more than 15 years, push­ing for up­grades in public trans­port and in­fra­struc­ture.

Sev­eral other Hamil­ton peo­ple were recog­nised in the 2018 Queen’s Birth­day Honours. Here’s a list of those not fea­tured so far.

Chris­tine Hart­stone Merle Avis Lee­son was awarded The Queen’s Ser­vice Medal for ser­vices to hor­ti­cul­tural ed­u­ca­tion.

Avis Annabel Lee­son

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