Oliver Sutherland - Worthy recipient of a Queen's Birthday Honour

Tova

14-06-2022 • 5 mins

Every Queen's Birthday a list is released of local heroes who you might not have heard of yet.

The Honours list always includes some big names, but often dozens more who are quietly chipping away in their own communities.

This week we continue our pursuit to learn more about these people - today a lawyer who has dedicated more than 50 years to fighting institutional racism.

Oliver Sutherland has been working to bring about a fairer justice system for Maori and Pasifika people in Nelson since the 1970s.

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