December 31, 2015
Sir David Fagan, one of shearing's most honoured dozen
Shearing Sports New Zealand chairman Sir David Fagan is one of people understood to have been recognised in New Zealand's New Year or Queen's Birthday Honours for services including involvement in the shearing industrry and its sports.
The first is thought to have been Godfrey Bowen (OBE 1960), who with brother Ivan Bowen developed the famed Bowen shearing technique.
Godfrey Bowen was third in the inaugural Golden Shears Open final in 1961, won by Ivan Bowen who was awarded the MNZM in 2007 for services which included development of award-winning Rotorua tourism attraction the Agrodome.
Ivan Bowen is one of seven Golden Shears champions to be recognised in the honours over the years, the others being fellow Open champions Brian 'Snow' Quinn (MBE 1981), John Fagan (MBE 1992), Sir David Fagan (MNZM 1999, ONZM 2007, KNZM 2017), and Colin King (MNZM 2000), Open woolhandling champion Mavis Mullins (MNZM 2002), and 1965 Intermediate shearing champion Hugh McCarroll (MNZM 2013).
Mrs Mullins is one of three Golden Shears presidents to have been recognised, the others being Bob Chamberlain (MBE 1965) and Laurie Keats (MNZM 2009), and other recipients have been former long-serving Golden Shears secretary Colin Gilmour-Wilson (QSO 1995), and shearing instructor Allan Reid (QSM 2010)
|Northern Rep||Warren Parker||103 Parker Access Rd, RD1, Raglan||07 981-1175|
|Western Rep||Paul Grainger||Troupers Road, RD 1, Te Kuiti 3981||07 878-6458|
|Eastern Rep||Bill Gaskill||140 Gaskill Rd East, RD1, Opotiki 3197||07 315-8116|
|Southern Rep ||Philip Morrison|| Boundary Road, Pahiatua 4910 ||06 376-8384|
|Shearers Rep||John Kirkpatrick||34 Wharerangi Road, Tamatea, Napier ||021 887 844|
|Woolhandling Rep ||Keryn Herbert||342 Waimaiha Road, RD7, Te Kuiti 3987||07 878-4977|
|Region 1|| David Baigent|| PO Box 25, Wakefield, via Nelson 7052||03 522 4380|
|Region 2 ||Tom Wilson||15 Leslies Road, RD1, Rangiora 7471||0274 336 093|
|Region 3|| Robert McLaren ||Isleworth Road, RD3, Ashburton||03 303-7283|
|Region 4 ||Michael Hogan ||Mabel Bush, 2 RD, Invercargill 9872||03 230-4051|
|Shearers Rep ||Norm Harraway||27 Hardys Road, Rakaia 7784||027 241 3023|
|Woolhandling Rep||Paula Rentoul||532 Tadmor Valley Road, RD2, Wakefield||03 522-4171|
|Exec Officer||Hugh McCarroll||211 Given Ave, Whangamata 3620||07 865 8611|
SOUTH ISLAND COMMITTEE
Meetings are held in each region annually to elect delegates to
the South Island Annual Meeting. Each region has two
competition delegates, plus one elected National delegate
One machine and one blade shearers delegate and one
woolhandling delegate from each region.
Region delegates will elect the shearers rep and
woolhandling rep to attend National meeting.
|Chairman:||Michael Hogan, Mabel Bush,
No 2 RD, Invercargill 9872|
Ph: 03 230-4051
|Vice-chairman: ||Tom Wilson, 5 Leslies Road, RD1 Tangiora 7471|
Ph: 027 433-6093
|Sec/Treas:||Jude McNab, 464 Owaka Valley Road, RD2, Owaka 9586|
Ph: 027 279-9446
Electronic Scoring Committee:
|Chairman:|| Michael Hogan 03 230 4051|
|Secretary:|| Kelvyn Scott 03 312-5613|
|Operator:|| John Lawton 03 208-0352
NORTH ISLAND COMMITTEE
Each affiliated competition is entitled to two voting delegates to
attend and vote at the NI annual meeting. Area delegates are
then elected to form the North Island committee, from which six
National delegates are elected. No proxy votes are allowed.
|Chairman:||Warren Parker, 103 Parker Access Road, RD1, Raglan|
Ph: 07 825-5141
|Vice-chairman: ||Paul Grainger, 973 Troopers Road, RD1, Te Kuiti|
Ph: 07 878-6458
|Secretary:||Caro Stokoe, 221 Autaura Road, RD1, Inglewood 4387|
Ph: 06 756-5584
Electronic Scoring Committee:
|Chairman:|| Warren Parker 07 825-5141|
|Secretary:|| Angela Kirkpatrick 021 113 6842|
|Operator:|| Lance Waddell 09 433-8743