John Rowles has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours:
Sir John Rowles has been appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to entertainment in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
“I think it’s just a wonderful thing to have at my age and point in my career,” Sir John said.
“It’s something I can carry with a lot of pride on my shoulders through everything that I’ve achieved in the world – from Kawerau to New York.” . .