Thursday, January 2, 2014

Herald in the News!


Philip O'Shea, New Zealand Herald of Arms Extraordinary since 1978, has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II by being made a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.  (He was previously a Lieutenant of the RVO, and is a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.


Our heartiest congratulations go out to Mr. O'Shea on this honor. It's always nice to see a herald recognized for his work.

The (short) story of this, with some additional details, can be found in a December 31, 2013 article on the website of 3News at http://www.3news.co.nz/Queen-honours-NZ-Herald-of-Arms/tabid/423/articleID/326837/Default.aspx

A page detailing the particulars of the office of New Zealand Herald of Arms Extraordinary can be found on-line at http://www.dpmc.govt.nz/honours/overview/herald-of-arms

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