Queen’s Birthday honour for Design Kaumātua

Acclaimed designer and foundational member of Better by Design, Peter Haythornthwaite has been recognised with a New Zealand Order of Merit (OMNZ) for his services to design. 

Acknowledged as one of New Zealand’s leading designers, Peter played a key role in the establishment of the Better by Design programme and is a former President and Council member of the Design Institute of New Zealand.

He was instrumental in establishing the Best Awards which showcases excellence in New Zealand design, has established several successful design companies and received numerous design awards.

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