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PNZ Order of Merit

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.

A silver pin brooch with the NZ fern on it in a black jewellery box
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NameRegionYear Awarded#

Dr. Iam Campbell*

Wellington2001

Mr. Graham Condon*, QSM

Canterbury2001Paralympian #4

Mrs. Kathy Condon

Canterbury2001

Mr. Dave Currie, CNZM

Auckland2001

Mr. Ron Guthrey*, OBE

Canterbury2001

Dr. John Heslop*, CBE

Otago2001

Sir Paul Holmes*, KNZM

Auckland2001

Mr. Phil Humphreys

Canterbury2001

Dr. Norrie Jefferson*, OBE

Otago2001
Mr. Duane Kale, ONZMWellington2001Paralympian #96

Mr. Keith McCormick*, MNZM

Canterbury2001Paralympian #18

Mr. Jim McKie

Canterbury2001

Dr. Jack Pow*

Canterbury2001

Mr. Clive Power

Bay of Plenty2001

Mr. Steve Rodgers

Otago2001

Mr. Jim Savage*, MBE

Bay of Plenty2001Paralympian #14

Mr. William Utley*, OBE

Canterbury2001

Mr. Ross Hynds*

Bay of Plenty2006Paralympian #24

Mr. Colin Willis, MNZM

Canterbury2007Paralympian #54

Mr. Rob Courtney*, MNZM

Auckland2009Paralympian #48

Mr. Bruce Tocker*

Waikato2011
Mr. Trevor JamesNorth Otago2012
Mr. Dave Hill*, MNZMNorth Otago2014
Mr. Roly Crichton, ONZMCanterbury2015Paralympian #49
Dame Sophie Pascoe, DNZM Canterbury2016Paralympian #166
Mr. Peter Martin, MNZMWaikato2016Paralympian #100
Mr. Ben LucasCanterbury2019Paralympian #99
Mr. Ken Sowden, MNZMCanterbury2019
Mrs. Raylene Bates, MNZMDunedin2020
Ms. Sandra Blewett*, MBEAuckland2022
Ms. Eve Rimmer*, BEMBay of Plenty2024Paralympian #13

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