Five Auckland Justices of the Peace, members of the Association, have been named in the New Year Honours announced today.
Mr Gary Bevan Monk, JP, of Auckland is made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to the seafood industry and the community.
The Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) has been awarded to Mr Oscar Pioquinto Batucan, JP, for services to the Filipino community, an honour shared in today’s list by Mrs Miriam Alvez Batucan, QSM, similarly, for services to the Filipino community.
Mr Afa’ese Manoa, JP, also receives the Queen’s Service Medal (QSM), for services to the Pacific Island community. Mr Manoa is one of Auckland’s newest J.P.s, having been sworn in at the beginning of this month.
Included in the list, awarded the Queen’s Service Medal, (QSM) for services to the community, is Ms Toni Ann Millar, JP. Toni was long-time member of local government, including six years as Auckland City Councillor and is currently a Member of the Social Workers’ Registration Board, a Trustee of the ASM Community Trust and Deputy Chair of the Ministry of Social Development‘s Community Response Forum.
Mr Glenn Robert Mottram, JP, also receives the Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) for services to the community. He has held senior positions in Rotary and spearheaded that organisation’s fund-raising for international projects such as the eradication of polio campaign.
And Mr Raman Ranchhod, JP, has been awarded the Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) for services to the Indian community.