10 Jun 2021

History of the NZ Honours system with Dr Grant Morris

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:25 pm on 10 June 2021

On Monday many New Zealanders received honours in the 2021 Queen's Birthday round.  Another group will receive honours on New Year's Day.  We now operate under the New Zealand honours system, but this wasn't always the case.  For most of our history since 1840 we used another system.  Today historian Dr Grant Morris explores that system and why it was changed.

Investiture of Tamati Reedy

Investiture of Tamati Reedy Photo: TeAra

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