Congratulations to Emeritus Professor John Burrows, ONZM, QC who has been made a Companion of the Order (CNZM) in the 2017 New Year Honours. His honour comes three years after he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
Emeritus Professor Burrows was appointed the Chair of the New Zealand Flag Consideration Panel in February 2015 and led the Panel throughout the flag consideration project. Professor Burrows’ chairmanship was notable for its professionalism, and for his careful and considered approach and commitment to delivering an inclusive process resulting in significant public engagement.
He is a UC law lecturer, author, former member of the Law Commission, and was co-chairman of the Panel which reviewed the New Zealand constitution in 2012 and 2013.
Read his full citation here and see who else received a CNZM