Primary Sector

Agriculture dominates New Year business honours

Rebecca Howard
Fri, 31 Dec 2021

Agriculture dominates New Year business honours
Jessie Chan was appointed a member of the NZ Order of Merit for services to dairy and agriculture. (Image:
Rebecca Howard
Fri, 31 Dec 2021
The 2022 Honours List may be light on accolades for business leaders but it did turn a spotlight on the agriculture sector.Of the total 183 recipients, eight were honoured for work related to business and the economy. The bulk went to sporting greats including Lisa Carrington and Sophie Pascoe, or to people who were recognised for their community, voluntary and local service, such as former privacy commissioner Marie Shroff. Prime minister Jacinda Ardern sent her “warmest congratulations” to all three new dames. “I n...

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