Alan Bollard Alan Esmond Bollard CNZM (born 1951) is the Executive Director of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat for the period of 2013-2015.
Alan Isaac Alan Raymond Isaac, CNZM (born 20 January 1952), is a New Zealand cricket player and administrator.
Albert Wendt Albert Wendt (born 1939) is a Samoan poet and writer who also lives in New Zealand.
Ans Westra Ans Westra, CNZM (b. April 28, 1936 in Leiden, Netherlands) is a self-taught New Zealand photographer, with an interest in Māori, whose prominence as an artist and author was most amplified by h...
Bill Manhire William "Bill" Manhire, CNZM (born 27 December 1946, in Invercargill) is an award-winning New Zealand poet, short story writer, and professor, New Zealand's inaugural Poet Laureate.
Bob Clarkson Robert Moncrieff (Bob) Clarkson, CNZM (born 1939 in Gisborne), was the National Party MP for Tauranga in the 48th Parliament of New Zealand.
Bob Tizard The Right Honourable Robert James "Bob" Tizard, CNZM (born 1924) is a former Labour politician from New Zealand, former Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, Minister of Finance and Minister of ...
Brian Davis (bishop) Brian Newton Davis CNZM was the Anglican Bishop of Waikato from 1980 to 1985 and Archbishop and Primate of New Zealand and Bishop of Wellington from 1986 to 1997.
Christine Coe Winterbourn Christine Coe Winterbourn, is Professor of Pathology at the University of Otago in Christchurch New Zealand.
Craig Heatley Craig Heatley, CNZM (born 1956) is a New Zealand businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist; and one of New Zealand's wealthiest men according to National Business Review magazine.
Dave Currie David Findlay (Dave) Currie CNZM (born 1945) is a New Zealand sports administrator who has been the Chef de Mission at many international sports events.
David Caygill David Francis Caygill, CNZM (born 1948), is a former New Zealand politician.
David Farquhar (composer) David Andress Farquhar was born in Cambridge, New Zealand in 1928 but spent most of his early years in Fiji.
David Gerrard David Francis Gerrard,, is a sports administrator and sports medicine specialist, and former Olympic Games swimming representative from New Zealand.
David Parry (biophysicist) David Anthony Dougall Parry, CNZM is a renowned New Zealand biophysicist known for his work within the area of ultrastructure scleroprotein analysis.
David Teece David John Teece, CNZM (born September 2, 1948), is an American organizational theorist and the Professor in Global Business and director of the Tusher Center on Intellectual Capital at the Walt...
Denis Browne (bishop) Denis George Browne, CNZM, DD (born Auckland 21 September 1937) was Bishop of Cook Islands and Niue (1977-1983) and then became the tenth Catholic Bishop of Auckland (1983-1994).
Don Hunn Donald Kent Hunn CNZM is a senior New Zealand diplomat and civil servant.
Duncan Laing Andrew James Duncan Laing CNZM OBE, generally known as Duncan Laing, was a New Zealand swimming coach based in Dunedin.
Fleur Adcock Fleur Adcock, CNZM, OBE (born 10 February 1934) is a New Zealand poet and editor, of English and Northern Irish ancestry, who has lived much of her life in England.
Fran Wilde Frances "Fran" Helen Wilde, CNZM, QSO, JP (born 1948), is a New Zealand politician, and former Wellington Labour MP, Minister of Tourism and 31st Mayor of Wellington.
Frank Lui Frank Fakaotimanava Lui,, is a former Premier of the Pacific Island state of Niue.
Frank Nobilo Frank Ivan Joseph Nobilo, CNZM (born on 14 May 1960) is a professional golfer from New Zealand.
Garry Moore (mayor) Garry Moore, CNZM (born 8 January 1951) is a former Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand, serving from 1998 to 2007.
Geoff Thompson (politician) Geoffrey "Geoff" William Fleetwood Thompson (born 1940) is a former New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Geoffrey Cox (journalist) Sir Geoffrey Sandford Cox, CNZM, CBE (7 April 1910 – 2 April 2008) was a New Zealand-born newspaper and television journalist.
Geoffrey Thompson Geoffrey "Geoff" William Fleetwood Thompson, CNZM (born 1940) was the former New Zealand Member of Parliament for Horowhenua, in the North Island.
George Henare George Winiata Henare, CNZM, OBE (born 1946) is an acclaimed New Zealand actor with a distinguished career spanning more than three decades.
George Lowe (mountaineer) Wallace George Lowe, CNZM, OBE (15 January 1924 - 20 March 2013), known as George Lowe, was a New Zealand-born mountaineer, explorer, film director and educator.
George Wood (New Zealand politician) George Sydney Wood, CNZM, (born 5 August 1946 in Birkenhead, New Zealand) is a former Mayor of North Shore City, New Zealand’s fourth largest city.
George Wood (New Zealand) George Sydney Wood, CNZM, is a fascist and is former Mayor of North Shore City, New Zealand’s fourth largest city.
Gordon Tietjens Gordon Frederick Tietjens, CNZM (born 9 December 1955) is the current coach of New Zealand's men's national team in rugby sevens, All Blacks Sevens.
Gretchen Albrecht Gretchen Albrecht, CNZM, is a major New Zealand painter and sculptor.
Hamish Keith Hamish Henry Cordy Keith (born 15 August 1936) is a New Zealand writer, art curator, arts consultant and social commentator.
Howard Broad Howard G. Broad CNZM was the thirtieth New Zealand Commissioner of Police, serving from 2006 to 2011.
Ian Athfield Ian Charles Athfield, CNZM (born 15 July 1940), is a New Zealand architect.
Ian James Warrington Professor Ian James Warrington is a Palmerston North horticultural scientist and science administrator.
Ian McKinnon Ian Duncan McKinnon is a New Zealand educator and local politician, and is currently the Deputy Mayor of Wellington.
Marilyn Waring Marilyn Joy Waring, (born 7 October 1952), is a New Zealand feminist, a politician, an activist for female human rights and environmental issues, a development consultant and United Nations exp...
Mark Prebble Mark Prebble CNZM (born 1951) is a former New Zealand civil servant.
Martin Snedden Martin Colin Snedden CNZM (born 23 November 1958 in Mount Eden) played 25 cricket tests, between 1981 and 1990, and 93 One Day Internationals, between 1980 and 1990, for New Zealand.
Martyn Dunne Martyn John Dunne (born 16 January, 1950), soldier, diplomat and senior public servant.
Melvin Day Melvin "Pat" Day, CNZM (born 30 June 1923) is a New Zealand artist and art historian.
Merata Mita Merata Mita, CNZM was a significant filmmaker in New Zealand as well as a key figure in the growth of the Māori screen industry.
Michael Campbell Michael Shane Campbell, CNZM (born 23 February 1969) is a New Zealand professional golfer who is best known for having won the 2005 U.S. Open and the richest prize in golf, the £1,000,000 HSBC W...
Michael Hill (entrepreneur) Sir (Richard) Michael Hill (born 1938 in Whangarei) is a New Zealand jeweller, entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded global jewellery retailer Michael Hill Jeweller in 1979 and continues ...
Michael Houstoun Michael Houstoun, (born 20 October 1952) is a concert pianist from New Zealand.
Michael Smither Michael Duncan Smither, CNZM (29 October 1939) is a New Zealand painter and composer.
Mike Rann Michael David Rann CNZM (born 5 January 1953) is the Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom since 2 December 2012 and a former Australian politician who served as the 44th Premier of...
Neil Walter Neil Douglas Walter, CNZM (born 1942) is a New Zealand diplomat, and a former Administrator of Tokelau, a territory of New Zealand.
Neville Wran Neville Kenneth Wran, AC, CNZM, QC (born 11 October 1926) was the Premier of New South Wales from 1976 until 1986.
Owen Marshall Owen Marshall, CNZM (born 1941, Te Kuiti, New Zealand) is the pen name of Owen Marshall Jones, a New Zealand short story writer and novelist.
Paul East Paul Clayton East, (born 4 August 1946) is a former New Zealand politician.
Paul Holmes (broadcaster) Sir Paul Scott Holmes,, was a New Zealand broadcaster, who gained national recognition through his high profile radio and television journalism.
Paul O'Sullivan Paul Thomas O'Sullivan (born in 1948, in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian diplomat and public servant who served as Australia's High Commissioner to New Zealand and as former Director...
Paula Rebstock Paula Rebstock, CNZM, is an Auckland-based consultant and company director who served as the Chair of the New Zealand Commerce Commission until March 2009.
Pauline Kumeroa Kingi Pauline Kumeroa Kingi, CNZM (born 3 May 1951 in Napier, New Zealand) is a well-known Māori community leader.
Peter Chin Peter Wing Ho Chin CNZM (born 1941) is a lawyer and was the 56th Mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand.
Peter Cosgrove General Peter John Cosgrove (born 28 July 1947) is a retired senior Australian Army officer.
Peter Malone (mayor) Peter Heywood Malone (22 March 1928 – 5 March 2006) was a New Zealand veterinary surgeon and politician.
Raymond Firth Sir Raymond William Firth, CNZM, FBA (25 March 1901 – 22 February 2002) was an ethnologist from New Zealand.
Richard Randerson Bishop Richard Randerson, CNZM, full name John Richard Randerson, was Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland from 2000 to 2007.
Richard Woods Edward "Richard" Woods, CNZM (born 20 September 1941, Greymouth) is Chairman of the Board of the Environmental Risk Management Authority, a New Zealand Government Agency that ensures compliance ...
Ricki Herbert Ricki Lloyd Herbert, CNZM (born 10 April 1961) is a New Zealand former footballer player and former head coach of the New Zealand national team, stepping down after the side failed to qualify fo...
Robert Burchfield Robert William Burchfield CNZM, CBE (27 January 1923 – 5 July 2004) was a lexicographer, scholar, and writer, who edited the Oxford English Dictionary for thirty years to 1986, and was Chief...
Robert Tizard The Right Honourable Robert James "Bob" Tizard, CNZM (born 7 June 1924) is a former Labour politician from New Zealand, former Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand, Minister of Finance and Minis...
Roger Hall Roger Leighton Hall, (born 1939), is one of New Zealand's most successful playwrights, arguably best known for comedies that carry a vein of social criticism and feelings of pathos.
Roger Kerr Roger Lawrence Kerr, CNZM (17 January 1945 – 28 October 2011), a public policy and business leader, was the executive director of the New Zealand Business Roundtable, a free-market think-ta...
Roy Kerr Roy Patrick Kerr CNZM (born 16 May 1934) is a New Zealand mathematician who is best known for discovering the Kerr vacuum, an exact solution to the Einstein field equation of general relativity.
Russell Marshall Cedric Russell Marshall, CNZM (born at Nelson 1936), known as Russell Marshall, was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.
Sam Hunt (poet) Samuel Percival Maitland "Sam" Hunt, (born in Castor Bay Auckland on 4 July 1946), is a New Zealand poet, especially known for his public performances of poetry, not only his own poems, but als...
Simon Murdoch Simon Murdoch, (born 1948) is a New Zealand diplomat and public servant.
Steve Hansen Stephen William "Steve" Hansen (born 7 May 1959) is a New Zealand rugby union coach and former rugby union player.
Steve Maharey Steven "Steve" Maharey CNZM (born 3 February 1953) is a former Member of Parliament for Palmerston North in New Zealand, as a member of the Labour Party.
Trish McKelvey Patricia "Trish" Frances McKelvey (born 5 January 1942) is a former New Zealand cricketer, cricket administrator and educator.
Warren Cooper Warren Ernest Cooper, CNZM, JP (born 21 February 1933), is a former New Zealand politician.