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Trevor Hawkins honoured

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New Year Honours List 2024 – Queen’s Service Medal  

HAWKINS, Mr Trevor John

For services to the community

Mr Trevor Hawkins (Ngāti Kahungunu) was the founder of Martinborough Transport Ltd and is Owner Operator of Hawkins Contracting Ltd and through his businesses he has sponsored a range of community organisations and sports teams.

Mr Hawkins has been a player and coach and has held key committee positions with the Martinborough Rugby Club. He has donated both labour and machinery for various club building and maintenance projects. He provided significant financial assistance and donated his own labour and machinery for the establishment of the Martinborough Gym. He has sponsored the club programme and the annual Christmas Tournament for the Martinborough Golf Club. He served on the Club’s Committee and was course convenor for four years. In 1996 he was involved in a major project to remove pine trees from the course and replant specimen trees. He is a past Chairman and is a current member of the Hau Ariki Marae Trustees Committee. He has been a member of the South Wairarapa District Māori Standing Committee for several terms. Mr Hawkins has been the organiser and leader of Martinborough Night Patrol, which he helped establish with Police support.

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