Dames And Knights Return To New Zealand Honours System

Dames And Knights Return To New Zealand Honours System

(L-R) Sir Peter Snell, Sir Russell Coutts, and Sir Colin Meads chat after an investiture ceremony for the 72 New Zealand dames and knights, who have taken up the government's offer of re-designation at St Pauls Church on August 14, 2009 in Wellington, New Zealand. The government has reinstated titular after the former government replaced the titles dame and knight, with the New Zealand order of merit.
(Aug. 13, 2009 - Source: Marty Melville/Getty Images AsiaPac)