MNZM Queens Birthday honours List 2018.
To be Members of the said Order:
DELLACA, Mr Andrew Kerry (Kerry), JP
For services to children and sports governance
Mr Kerry Dellaca has been a Board member of Cholmondeley Children’s Centre since 2005 and Chairman since 2012.
Mr Dellaca has overseen the rebuilding of the Chomondeley Children’s Centre following the Christchurch earthquakes and led a fundraising campaign that saw the $6 million facility delivered debt free. He has held a number of roles with the Buller Cricket Association, including representative player, Secretary from 1980 to 1990, Treasurer from 1977 to 2008, and as Buller delegate to Cricket New Zealand meetings. As Treasurer he oversaw a turnaround in the Association’s finances and operations to become one of the highest ranking in New Zealand Cricket’s District Associations. He was Chief Financial Officer for Cricket New Zealand from 1998 to 2010 and General Manager of domestic cricket from 2010 to 2012. He is a past Chairman and Executive member of the Canterbury Cricket Association. He was the inaugural Chairman of Christchurch Metro Cricket from 2012 to 2014. He has also had governance involvement with the Buller Basketball Association, Westport Golf Club, and Banks Peninsula Trotting Club. Mr Dellaca was Chairman of Westport South School Board of Trustees from 1989 to 1995.