Citation From Queen Elizabeth II 2007

Elizabeth R

ELIZABETH THE SECOND, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith and Sovereign of The New Zealand Order of Merit, to Our trusty and well beloved

OWEN JERRY HAPUKU

GREETING !

WHEREAS We have thought fit to nominate and appoint you to be an Ordinary Member of Our said New Zealand Order of Merit.
WE do by these presents grant unto you the Dignity of an Ordinary Member of the said New Zealand Order of Merit and hereby authorise you to have, hold and enjoy the said Dignity of an Ordinary Member of the aforesaid Order together with all and singular the privileges thereunto belonging or appertaining.

GIVEN at Our Court at Saint James’s under Our Sign Manual and the Seal of Our said New Zealand Order of Merit this Thirty-first day of December 2007 in the Fifty-sixth year of Our Reign.

By the Sovereign’s Command.

Chancellor of The New Zealand Order of Merit.

GRANT OF THE DIGNITY OF AN ORDINARY MEMBER OF THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT TO OWEN JERRY HAPUKU

ERIHAPETI TE TUARUA, i te atawhai a te Atua, ko ia nei te Kuini o Aotearoa me Era Atu o Ona Whenua, Rohe hoki, te Upoko o te Kotahitanga o Nga Whenua i Raro i Tona Maru, te Kaipupuri i te Mana o te Hahi o Ingarangi me te Arikinui o te Tohu Hiranga o Aotearoa ki Ta Matou e whakapono nei, e aroha nui nei

TENA KOE !

NA TE MEA kua whakaaro Matou kia whakaingoatia, kia tohua koe hei Mema Noa o To Matou Tohu Hiranga o Aotearoa.

NA enei ahuatanga kua whakaaetia ki a koe te Mana o tetahi Mema Noa o te tohu e kiia nei ko te Tohu Hiranga o Aotearoa, a, na tenei whakaaetia ana koe kia ahei ki te pupuri, ki te whai i nga hua e ahu mai ana i te Mana o te turanga o tetahi Mema Noa o te Tohu e korerotia ake nei tae atu hoki ki nga painga katoa e ahu mai ana i taua tohu.

KA tohua i To Matou Whare Ariki o Hato Hemi i raro i To Matou Tohu me te Hiri o To Matou Tohu Hiranga o Aotearoa i tenei ra Toru Tekau ma Tahi o Hakihea 2007 i te tau Rima Tekau ma Ono oku e Kuini nei.

Na te Whakahau a te Kuini.

Te Tumuaki o Te Tohu Hiranga o Aotearoa.

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  • Owen Jerry Hapuku

Date published

31 December 2007

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Framed photograph

Accession number

1333/1969/43515

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