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1984 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1984 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries. They were announced on 31 December 1983 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1984.

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Life Peers

  • The Right Honourable Arthur George Bottomley, O.B.E., Member of Parliament from 1945 to 1959, and from 1962 to 1983. Minister of Overseas Development 1966–67 and formerly holder of other Ministerial posts.
  • Sir Peter Gordon Henderson, K.C.B., lately Clerk of the Parliaments.
  • The Honourable Robert Alistair McAlpine, Joint Honorary Treasurer of the Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • The Right Honourable Frederick William Mulley, Member of Parliament for the Park Division of Sheffield 1950–83. Secretary of State for Defence 1976–79 and formerly holder of other Ministerial posts.
  • Privy Counsellors

  • Kenneth Wilfred Baker, M.P., Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry. Member of Parliament for Mole Valley.
  • Kenneth Harry Clarke, Q.C., M.P., Minister of State, Department of Health and Social Security. Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe.
  • Alexander Patric Greysteil, The Earl of Gowrie, Minister for the Arts.
  • Knights Bachelor

  • John Badenoch, Consultant Physician, Oxfordshire District Health Authority.
  • Richard John Bailey, C.B.E., Chairman, Royal Doulton Tableware (Holdings) Ltd.
  • Maurice Edward Bathurst, C.M.G., C.B.E., Q.C. For services to International and Comparative Law.
  • Timothy Hugh Bevan, Chairman, Barclays Bank PLC.
  • Paul Anthony Bramley, Professor of Dental Surgery, University of Sheffield.
  • James William Alexander Burnet (Alastair Burnet). For services to journalism and broadcasting.
  • Lawrence Byford, C.B.E., Q.P.M., H.M. Chief Inspector of Constabulary.
  • John Robert Cater, lately Chairman, The Distillers Company PLC.
  • Oswald Davies, C.B.E., D.C.M., Chairman, Amec PLC.
  • Reginald Edwin Eyre, M.P. For Political and Public Service.
  • Geoffrey Finsberg, M.B.E., M.P. For Political and Public Service.
  • Richard Brinsley Ford, C.B.E. For services to the Arts.
  • Anthony Stuart Garner. For Political Service.
  • Arthur Abraham Gold, C.B.E. For services to Sport.
  • Patrick Hamill, Q.P.M., Chief Constable, Strathclyde Police.
  • Paul Joseph Morrow Kennedy, judge
  • Wynn Normington Hugh-Jones, M.V.O. For Political and Public Service.
  • Peter Stewart Lane. For Political Service in the South of England.
  • Christopher Donald Lawson. For Political Service.
  • Spencer Le Marchant. For Political and Public Service
  • Edwin Ronald Nixon, C.B.E., Chairman and Chief Executive, IBM United Kingdom (Holdings) Ltd.
  • Dimitri Obolensky, Professor of Russian and Balkan History, University of Oxford.
  • Kenneth Johnston Sharp, T.D., lately Head of Government Accountancy Service, Department of Trade and Industry.
  • Philip Shelbourne, Chairman, Britoil PLC.
  • William James Simpson, lately Chairman, Health and Safety Commission.
  • Thomas Richard Edmund Southwood, Linacre Professor of Zoology, University of Oxford.
  • John Sparrow, lately Director-General, Central Policy Review Staff.
  • Michael Ian Bowstead Straker, C.B.E. For public services in the North East.
  • John Henry Alan Swinson, O.B.E. For public services in Northern Ireland.
  • Peter Anthony Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive, National Freight Consortium PLC
  • John Robert Vane. For services to pharmaceutical research.
  • Gerard Folliott Vaughan, M.P. For Political and Public service.
  • Alan John Ralph Veale, Managing Director, GEC Power Engineering Ltd. For services to Export.
  • Peter Ingram Walters, Chairman, The British Petroleum Company PLC.
  • David Mackenzie Wilson, Director, British Museum.
  • Dr. Llewellyn Roy Edwards, M.L.A. For services to government and parliament.
  • Geoffrey James Foot. For services to the community.
  • General Sir George Cooper, K.C.B., M.C., A.D.C., Gen., (357063), Colonel Commandant Corps of Royal Engineers, Colonel The Queen's Gurkha Engineers, Colonel Commandant Royal Pioneer Corps.
  • Sir Brian Crossland Cubbon, K.C.B., Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office.
  • Vice Admiral Edward Rosebery Anson.
  • Vice Admiral David Worthington Brown.
  • Lieutenant General Charles Richard Huxtable, C.B., C.B.E. (420858), Colonel Commandant The King's Division, Colonel The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding).
  • Lieutenant General Joseph David Frederick Mostyn, C.B.E. (397994), Colonel Commandant The Light Division, Colonel Commandant Army Legal Corps.
  • Lieutenant General Richard Frederick Vincent, D.S.O. (417555), Colonel Commandant Royal Regiment of Artillery, Colonel Commandant Corps of Royal Electrical and Machanical Engineers, Honorary Colonel 100th (Yeomanry) Field Regiment Royal Artillery (Volunteers) Territorial Army.
  • Acting Air Marshal Donald Percy Hall, C.B., C.B.E., A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Gordon Stanley Downey, C.B., Comptroller and Auditor General.
  • Peter Edward Middleton, Permanent Secretary, H.M. Treasury.
  • Rear Admiral John Phillip Edwards, M.V.O.
  • Rear Admiral John Scott Grove, O.B.E.
  • Rear Admiral David Edward Macey.
  • The Venerable Archdeacon Raymond Harcourt Roberts, Q.H.C.
  • Major General Joseph Porter Crowdy, Q.H.P. (399616), late Royal Army Medical Corps.
  • Major General Jonathan Hugh Baillie Dent, O.B.E. (400735), late 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards.
  • Major General John Patrick Groom, C.B.E. (403475), Colonel Commandant Corps of Royal Engineers (now RARO).
  • Major General Richard Martyn Jerram, M.B.E. (397291), Colonel Commandant Royal Tank Regiment.
  • Major General Barry Michael Lane, O.B.E. (433169), Colonel The Light Infantry.
  • Major General Martin Henry Sinnatt (393289), late Royal Tank Regiment.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Robert Leslie Davis, Royal Air Force (Retired).
  • Air Vice-Marshal Laurence Alfred Jones, A.F.C., Royal Air Force.
  • Air Vice-Marshal Richard Charles Fairfax Peirse, Royal Air Force.
  • Air Commodore Irene Joyce Harris, R.R.C., Q.H.N.S., Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service.
  • Frank Graham Allen, Clerk of the Journals, House of Commons.
  • John Francis Holroyd Barker, Principal Director, Ministry of Defence.
  • Rex Alan Browning, Deputy Secretary, Overseas Development Administration.
  • William Dermott, Head of Agricultural Science Service, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
  • Jack Gill, Secretary, Export Credits Guarantee Department.
  • John Stuart Goldsmith, Director General, Defence Accounts, Ministry of Defence.
  • Terence Michael Heiser, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Environment.
  • Edmund Rawlings Heward, Chief Master of the Supreme Court (Chancery Division).
  • Geoffrey Gordon Hulme, Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Social Security.
  • Ivor Harry Lightman, Deputy Secretary, Welsh Office.
  • John Howard Locke, Director, Health and Safety Executive.
  • William Derek Collier Lyddon, Chief Planning Officer, Scottish Development Department.
  • Ivor Thomas Manley, Deputy Secretary, Department of Energy.
  • David Bryan Rogers, Deputy Secretary, Board of Inland. Revenue.
  • Peter William Rumble, Under Secretary, Department of the Environment.
  • Richard Maybury Hastie-Smith, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Defence.
  • Stanley Anthony Treleaven Warren, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Defence.
  • Robert James Weir, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Social Services, Northern Ireland.
  • Dr. Douglas George Wilson, Government Medical Officer.
  • Knights Grand Cross (GCMG)

  • Sir Hugh Cortazzi, K.C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Tokyo
  • Sir James Craig, K.C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Jedda.
  • Knights Commander (KCMG)

  • Richard Mark Evans, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador designate, Peking.
  • Charles Sydney Rycroft Giffard, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador-designate, Tokyo.
  • John Edward Jackson, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, Brussels.
  • Philip Robert Aked Mansfield, C.M.G., H.M. Ambassador, The Hague.
  • Companions (CMG)

  • David Alan Nicholls, Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Defence.
  • Hugh James Arbuthnott, lately Counselor, H.M. Embassy, Paris.
  • Nicholas Peter Bayne, H.M. Ambassador, Kinshasa.
  • Anthony David Brighty, Counsellor, H.M. Embassy, Lisbon.
  • Kevin Francis Xavier Burns, British High Commissioner, Accra.
  • Richard Dennis Cleft, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Eileen, Mrs. Denza, lately Legal Counsellor, Office of the United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the E.C Brussels.
  • Reginald Eric Holloway, H,M. Consul-General, Toronto.
  • Keith Gordon MacInnes, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Richard Oliver Miles, H.M. Ambassador-designate, Tripoli.
  • Alan Gordon Munro, H.M. Ambassador-designate, Algiers.
  • Michael Edmund Pike, H.M. Ambassador, Hanoi.
  • Gerald Chierici Warner, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • Keith Williams. For service to the community.
  • Dame Commander (DCVO)

  • Lady Susan Katharine Hussey, C.V.O.
  • Commanders (CVO)

  • Major Derek Swithin Allhusen.
  • Miss Muriel Murray Brown, M.V.O.
  • Michael William Leonard.
  • John Philip Brooke Brooke-Little, M.V.O.
  • Alexander Morrison, Q.P.M.
  • Member, 4th Class (MVO)

  • Miss Jane Egerton Warburton.
  • John French, T.D.
  • Leonard John Gost.
  • Joshua Alexander Loss, O.B.E.
  • Commander Alick Christopher Moore, Royal Navy.
  • John Inglis Drever Pottinger.
  • Graham Tullis Ross.
  • Commander Simon Nicholas Guy Sloot, Royal Navy.
  • Member, 5th Class (MVO)

  • Cherill Diana, Mrs. Auton.
  • Miss Jane Bartlett.
  • Inspector Stephen Orme Burgess, Metropolitan Police.
  • Miss Fiona Margaret Fletcher.
  • Richard Saxon French, R.V.M.
  • Squadron Leader Christopher Max Gerig, Royal Air Force.
  • David Bertram Fenn Gorringe.
  • Peter Dawson Hartley.
  • Superintendent Brian Peter Jeffery, Metropolitan Police.
  • Squadron Leader Hugh Northey, Royal Air Force.
  • Royal Victorian Medal (Silver)

  • Police Constable Stanley Reid Buchan, Metropolitan Police.
  • Police Constable Andrew Craig, Metropolitan Police.
  • Cyril John Crowe.
  • William Fenwick.
  • Miss Anne Gardner.
  • George Whyte Gordon.
  • Philip Greenaway.
  • Police Constable Anthony William Haines, Metropolitan Police.
  • Police Constable Andrew Merrylees, Metropolitan Police.
  • Violet Agnes, Mrs. Minell.
  • K4288209 Chief Technician John Wakeham, Royal Air Force.
  • Chief Petty Officer Steward Terence Jack Warner, D060267U.
  • Knight Bachelor

  • Charles Erskine Bowmar QSO. For services to local government and the community.
  • The Honourable Mr Justice John Barry O'Regan – Judge of the High Court.
  • Lewis Nathan Ross CMG – Chairman, Bank of New Zealand.
  • John Samuel Thorn OBE JP. For services to local government and the community.
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)

  • The Right Honourable Robert David Muldoon CH MP – Prime Minister.
  • Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

  • Norman Basil Fippard MBE JP. For public and community service.
  • Judge Arnold Reay Turner. For services to local government and the community.
  • Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)

    Civil Division
  • William Douglas Leuchars MBE – President, New Zealand Returned Services Association.
  • The Honourable Robert Richmond Rex CMG OBE – Premier of Niue.
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

    Civil Division
  • Whitford James Brown OBE. For services to the City of Porirua.
  • Mrs Valmai Clare Foster. For services to the Save the Children Fund.
  • John Henderson Ingram. For services to manufacturing and engineering profession.
  • Richard Harlau Kerr. For services to the New Zealand Hospital Boards Association and the community.
  • Mrs Amy Talbot. For services to the Women's Division, Federated Farmers of New Zealand.
  • Gerald Pilkington Ward. For services to the fruitgrowing industry.
  • Military Division
  • Commodore Douglas Brian Domett ADC (H13278) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

    Civil Division
  • Gary Clifford Brain. For services to music.
  • George Te-Otinga Hori Brennan. For services to the Māori people.
  • James William Brodie. For services to oceanography.
  • Caroline Branen Cartwright JP. For services to the community.
  • Claud Geoffrey Rowden Chavasse. For services to forestry, conservation and the community.
  • Prof. Robin Hamley Clark – lately Professor of Geology, Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Harold Morley Denton. For services to education and tourism.
  • Jack Denis Laird. For services to pottery.
  • Keith Duncan Macartney. For services to the dairy industry and the community.
  • Gerald Ian Crichton McDouall JP. For services to the New Zealand Red Cross Society and the community.
  • Harold Thomas Mahon. For services to rowing.
  • Dr Ronald Bruce Miller – lately, Chief Director, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Mrs Lois Joan Muir. For services to netball.
  • Maui Ormond Woodbine Pomare JP. For services to the Māori people and the community.
  • Ross William Southcombe. For services to export.
  • Stanley Lake Young – Chief Traffic Superintendent, Ministry of Transport.
  • Stephen Alexander Rusbatch – Deputy Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
  • Military Division
  • Commander Robert John Eckford (P16803) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Colonel William Charles Nathan ED (M691483), Colonels' List (Territorial Force), New Zealand Army.
  • Group Captain Mervyn William Hodge AFC (S77250) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

    Civil Division
  • Harry Botham JP. For services to music.
  • Osmond Elgar Clayton. For services to brass bands.
  • Morrin Thomas Cooper JP. For services to local government and community affairs.
  • Arthur Blair Cowan JP. For services to conservation.
  • Owen Maxwell Curtis. For services to search and rescue operations and the community.
  • William John Funnel. For services to search and rescue operations.
  • Richard William James Harrington. For services to local government and community affairs.
  • Mrs Hine-Nui-Te-Po (Judith) Haumaha. For services to the Māori people.
  • Mrs Rose Hilary Adams Haylock. For services to the Girl Guide movement and the community.
  • Eric Charles Hiscock. For services to ocean sailing.
  • Mrs Susan Oakes Hiscock. For services to ocean sailing.
  • Alfred Reginald Bellingham Kingsford JP. For services to the community.
  • Lawrence Fredrick Luxton. For services to the New Zealand Navy League and the community.
  • Eric Arthur Morgon – lately Assistant Director, Government Communications Security Bureau, Ministry of Defence.
  • Charles Allan Morse JP. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Constance Olivette Nicholson. For services to music.
  • William Mack Nicol. For services to the kiwifruit industry.
  • Mrs Lynette Kay Parker. For services to netball.
  • The Reverend Father John Newport Pound. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Janet Roberts. For services to the Women's Division, Federated Farmers of New Zealand.
  • Dr Robert Duncan Scott – lately Senior Casualty Officer, Accident and Emergency Department, North Canterbury Hospital Board.
  • Peter Gray Scoular. For services to the engineering profession.
  • Glyn Lawrence Tucker. For services to thoroughbred racing.
  • Robert Edward Walton JP. For welfare and community service.
  • Military Division
  • Warrant Officer Yeoman of Signals Bernard Hill (K13418) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Class I Terence Neale Archer (R41392) – Royal New Zealand Engineers.
  • Temporary Warrant Officer Class I Kevin Herewini (P41206) – New Zealand Special Air Service.
  • Major Edwin Grant Steel DFC (C30799) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Major Brian Arthur Stewart (T697446) – Royal New Zealand Engineers.
  • Squadron Leader Peter James Garnett (S81390) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Companions of the Queen's Service Order for Community Service (QSO)

  • Mrs Eileen Winifred Haar.
  • Bernard Hollard.
  • Ian William Jenkin.
  • Murray Alister McRae.
  • Mrs Mollie Campbell Natusch.
  • Companions of the Queen's Service Order for Public Services (QSO)

  • Catherine Edna Armstrong.
  • Desmond Walter Rutherford Bell.
  • James Thomas Brockliss.
  • Edward Meldrum Eliott JP.
  • Dr Raymond Robert Forster – Director of the Otago Museum.
  • John Young Pethig JP.
  • Graham Douglas Pringle – lately General Manager, State Insurance Office.
  • Dr Antony Walter Reeve.
  • Lou Hunaara Tangaere JP.
  • Dr William James Watt.
  • Queen's Service Medal for Community Service (QSM)

  • John William Ackroyd-Kelly JP.
  • Brien John Bennett.
  • Keith Raymond Cairns.
  • Kenneth George Daniell.
  • Lyndsay John Fahey.
  • Colin Purcell Finnerty.
  • Eric John Hancock.
  • Raymond Kenneth Hyams.
  • Charles William Ireland.
  • Errol Graham Mason.
  • Mrs Katerina Maxwell.
  • Mrs Lillian Edith Mills JP.
  • John Collinson Nesfield.
  • Mrs Merekaraka Te Ra Matekino Ngarimu.
  • Miss Norma Stuart Nisbet.
  • Manaseli Pamatatau.
  • Peter Graham Stokes.
  • Mrs Dulcie Doreen Sutherland JP.
  • George Hamilton Ward.
  • Queen's Service Medal for Public Services (QSM)

  • Mrs Margaret Mate-Kitawhiti Carr JP.
  • Dr Leslie Charles Carter.
  • Brian Fabish JP.
  • Miss Mary Jean Grant.
  • Miss Isla Noeline Greenstreet – Public Health Nurse, Warkworth.
  • Miss Marguerita Ray Hoffey.
  • Bob Johnston.
  • Miss Maureen King JP.
  • George Angus McGregor.
  • Desmond James Stancliffe Ogle – lately Officer in Charge, Aupouri Forest, New Zealand Forest Service.
  • Moanaroa Raureti – lately District Community Officer, Department of Māori Affairs, Hamilton.
  • Mrs Rhea Triance Shroff.
  • Miss Edwina Anita Thompson.
  • Ewart Ross Tyson -lately Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Queen's Fire Service Medal (QFSM)

  • Peter George Ide – Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Invercargill Fire Brigade.
  • Derek John Pitcaithly – District Officer, New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade.
  • Ronald Albert taylor – Station Officer, Upper Hutt Fire Brigade.
  • British Empire Medal (BEM)

    Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Administration Alan Francis Goding (E929549) – Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Chief Petty Officer Radio Electrical Mechanician William John McAlpine (S19681) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Garry Pettis (U16486) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Staff Sergeant Michael William Pennington (A210611) – Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (Territorial Force).
  • Staff Sergeant Victor Kawana Timu (U43327) – New Zealand Special Air Service.
  • Flight Sergeant Edmund John Russell (Q80629) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Queen's Police Medal (QPM)

  • Alan Charles William Lambert – Superintendent, New Zealand Police.
  • Colin Gordon Whitefield – Constable, New Zealand Police.
  • Air Force Cross (AFC)

  • Flight Lieutenant Richard James Newlands (X85029) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Associate of the Royal Red Cross (ARRC)

  • Major Daphne Margaret Shaw (E215491) – Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.
  • Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air

  • Lieutenant John Noel Grant (G20798) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Flight Lieutenant Colin Frank Pearce (Y86870) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

    Civil Division
  • Mrs Marguerite Nora Eikura Kitimira Story. For public and community service in the Cook Islands.
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

    Civil Division
  • The Honourable Tangaroa Tangaroa MP. For services to the people of the Cook Islands.
  • Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)

    Civil Division
  • The Honourable Barry Blyth Holloway, C.B.E., M.P. For services to politics and government.
  • References

    1984 New Year Honours Wikipedia


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