Story without Video

QSM For Napier Couple

Story without Video

Event Details





Ronald and Ngaire Rowe were “thrilled to bits” when they received a letter with the news they’d both been awarded the Queen’s Service Medal for services to the community.

The award is special enough, but the fact they’re married and are both receiving the award is even more remarkable.

“I’m not sure that there’s a whole lot of couples that get that award. It was a feeling of disbelief for the both of us. We both thought ‘this can’t be real’.” Ronald Rowe said.

“We’ve just always bounced off each other and it’s quite hard to believe the diversity of things that we’ve been involved in.”

Photo: Married couple Ngaire and Ronald Rowe have both been awarded the Queen’s Service Medal for services to the community. 

For morCapturee on this and other great Hawke’s Bay stories go to hawkesbaytoday.co.nz

Posted: 5 January 2019

QSM For 40 Years Of Teaching & Performing Music
MNZOM For Support Of Multiple Sclerosis Research



Open Jobs
  • 3 Waters Project Engineer – Hastings District Council

    Hastings District Council

    View job offer

  • Board Administrator/PA to Company Secretary – HBDHB

    Hawkes Bay District Health Board

    View job offer

  • Social Worker, Care & Protection – Oranga Tamariki

    Oranga Tamariki

    View job offer

  • Work Brokers – Ministry of Social Development

    Ministry of Social Development

    View job offer