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Fiona becomes a postulant

0 Comments 03 July 2016

The Priory of the Order of St John in NZ

Fiona Anderson becomes a postulant

Fionas bling

Fiona became a ‘postulant’ this weekend receiving her medal from NZ’s Governer General  Sir Jeremiah “Jerry” Mateparae

Fi invited some friends to the actual investiture and others out to lunch afterwards.  I really enjoyed accompanying her and her mother Carole to the black tie dinner last night.

Photo: Fiona’s QSM and MStJ medals

Fiona AndersonSt John in New Zealand has global links to the international Order of St John. Her Majesty the Queen is Sovereign Head of the Order and the Governor-General of New Zealand is the head or Prior of St John in New Zealand.

In 1888, in recognition of its work, Queen Victoria made the Order of St John a Royal Order of Chivalry. In New Zealand, Royal Honours continue to be awarded to members for outstanding contributions and commitment to care for their communities. These Royal Honours are an independent part of the New Zealand Honours System. Honours are conferred annually at St John investiture services.

Below:  Fiona’s QSM and St John Medals,  Fiona with her mother Carole and Fiona with Bobbie Carroll

Fionas bling  Fiona Anderson  Fiona and Bobbie

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