New Years Honours — 24.01.12

Our congratulations go to Ralph Hotere, John Todd and Roseanne Meo

Artist, sculptor and Arts Foundation Icon Ralph Hotere, has been awarded New Zealand's highest honour -  the membership of the Order of New Zealand -  in the New Year Honours 2012.  Ralph Hotere, who is widely regarded as one of New Zealand's most important living artists, has become the 19th member of an order that can have no more than 20 living Kiwis as members at any time.  He was awarded the ONZ for services to New Zealand.

Former Arts Foundation Trustees: John Todd  has been appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit and Rosanne Meo  has been appointed a Dame Companion of the Order, both for their services to business.

Congratulations to everyone who received honours in the New Year's list.