Established in 2001, Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) recognises individuals who have given outstanding service to the organisation and Paralympic Sport by awarding them a PNZ Order of Merit.

Members of the PNZ Order of Merit

Dr. Ian Campbell
Wellington
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mr. Graham Condon, QSM
Paralympian #4
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mrs. Kathy Condon
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
Mr. Dave Currie, CNZM
Auckland
Awarded 2001
Mr. Ron Guthrey, OBE
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Dr. John Heslop, CBE
Otago
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Sir Paul Holmes, CNZM
Auckland
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mr. Phil Humphreys
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
Dr. Norrie Jefferson, OBE
Otago
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mr. Duane Kale, ONZM
Paralympian #96
Wellington
Awarded 2001
Mr. Keith McCormick, MNZM
Paralympian #18
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mr. Jim McKie
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
Dr. Jack Pow
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mr. Clive Power
Bay of Plenty
Awarded 2001
Mr. Steve Rodgers
Otago
Awarded 2001
Mr. Jim Savage, MBE
Paralympian #14
Bay of Plenty
Awarded 2001
Mr. William Utley, OBE
Canterbury
Awarded 2001
(Deceased)
Mr. Ross Hynds
Paralympian #24
Bay of Plenty
Awarded 2006
(Deceased)
Mr. Colin Willis, MNZM
Canterbury
Awarded 2007
Mr. Rob Courtney, MNZM
Paralympian #48
Auckland
Awarded 2009
(Deceased)
Mr. Bruce Tocker
Waikato
Awarded 2011
Mr. Trevor James
North Otago
Awarded 2012
Mr. Dave Hill, NZOM
North Otago
Awarded 2014
Mr. Roly Crichton, ONZM
Paralympian #49
Canterbury
Awarded 2015
Ms. Sophie Pascoe, MNZM
Paralympian #166
Canterbury
Awarded 2016
Mr. Peter Martin, MNZM
Paralympian #100
Waikato
Awarded 2016
Mr. Ben Lucas
Canterbury
Awarded 2019
Mr. Ken Sowden, MNZM
Canterbury
Awarded 2019
Mrs. Raylene Bates, MNZM
Dunedin
Awarded 2020