The 1988 New Year Honours in New Zealand were appointments by Elizabeth II on the advice of the New Zealand government to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by New Zealanders. The awards celebrated the passing of 1987 and the beginning of 1988, and were announced on 31 December 1987.[1][2]

The recipients of honours are displayed here as they were styled before their new honour.

Knight Bachelor

  1. ^ Knighthood resigned, and subsequently cancelled and annulled, in 2021.[3][4]

Order of the Bath

Companion (CB)

Military division

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George

Dame Commander (DCMG)

Companion (CMG)

Order of the British Empire

Knight Commander (KBE)

Civil division

Commander (CBE)

Civil division
Military division

Officer (OBE)

Civil division
Military division

Member (MBE)

Civil division
Military division

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Military division

Companion of the Queen's Service Order (QSO)

For community service

For public services

Queen's Service Medal (QSM)

For community service

For public services

Queen's Fire Service Medal (QFSM)

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)

References

  1. ^ "No. 51173". The London Gazette (3rd supplement). 31 December 1987. pp. 33–37.
  2. ^ "New Year honours 1988" (PDF). Supplement to the New Zealand Gazette (6). 19 January 1988. pp. 95–98.
  3. ^ "Ron Brierley child abuse case: Disgraced millionaire surrenders knighthood". New Zealand Herald. 4 May 2021. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Resignation and cancellation of an honour". New Zealand Gazette. 18 May 2021. Retrieved 31 August 2021.