Southland women honoured at investitures

Tracey Wright-Tawha, of Invercargill, receives the Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit medal for services to health and Maori.

Two women from Southland were among those awarded honours by Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro at Government House, in Wellington, this week.

Yvonne Officer, of Otatara, receives the Queen’s Service Medal for services to victim support. Photos: Doug Mountain