There are five local recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2018.
Briar Grace-Smith of Paekakariki becomes an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to theatre, film and television.
Becoming Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit are Di Daniels of Raumati South for services to digital literacy education, and Eth Lloyd of Waikanae Beach for services to administrative professional development.
Awarded the Queen’s Service Medal are Helen Guthrie of Waikanae for services to music and horticulture, and Barbara Timms of Levin for services to the community.
Beach FM will have live interviews with these recipients from 8.45 to 10 o’clock this morning.