The Ageing Well National Science Challenge is delighted that three of our Governance Group members have been recognised for their accomplishments. Two have received Queen’s Birthday Honours, and one a prestigious appointment.

Dr Dianne McCarthy has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to science, business and women, as part of the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Marlborough scientist Dr Diane McCarthy becomes Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (Stuff website)

Adrienne von Tunzelmann, recently appointed to the Governance Group, has been made a Companion of the Queen’s Service Order for her services to governance and the community.

Giving back to the community has been a focus (NZ Herald website)

Dr Traci Houpapa has been appointed by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce to The Victoria University of Wellington Council.

Victoria Chancellor welcomes appointment of influential leader to University Council  (Victoria University website)

Read more about our Governance Group members