Register of Commonwealth and foreign honours

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From: john luke

Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

I noted on your website.

https://dpmc.govt.nz/our-programmes/new-...

Register of Commonwealth and foreign honours
28. The Director of the Honours Unit, Cabinet Office, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet shall:
a. maintain a register of those approvals made by The Queen, Governor-General and Prime Minister; and
b. issue a notification for each approval granted by The Queen, Governor-General and Prime Minister;
c. maintain a register of all official Commonwealth and foreign Commemoration Medals issued to New Zealanders and notified in accordance with Rules 12 and 13;
d. maintain a register of all medals issued by the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the European Union and any other recognised International Organisation to members of the New Zealand Defence Force and other government agencies issued and notified in accordance with Rules 15 and 16.

I would like to know from your record, can you please give me the list of Commonwealth and foreign honours that has been awarded and approved to New Zealand Citizen. I don't need names, I just want to know the name of honours or medals that has been granted.

Yours faithfully,

john luke

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