1979 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1979 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. They were announced on 1 January 1979 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1979.[1]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

Military Division

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Civil Division
Military Division

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Civil Division
Military Division

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Civil Division
Military Division

Queen's Service Order[edit]

Companion of the Queen's Service Order for Community Service (QSO)[edit]

Companion of the Queen's Service Order for Public Services (QSO)[edit]

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

Queen's Service Medal for Community Service (QSM)[edit]

Queen's Service Medal for Public Services (QSM)[edit]

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

Queen's Fire Service Medal (QFSM)[edit]

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 47725. pp. 39–43. 30 December 1978. Retrieved 19 June 2013.