Rosalie Smith QSM
Rosalie was a founding member of Uretara Estuary Managers. In 2007 she was awarded a Queen Service Medal for her services to agricultural journalism and the community. As the founding editor of the NZ Kiwifruit Journal in 1984, she also helped the avocado industry start Avoscene, which she edited for seven years. Rosalie was part of the successful effort to oppose clear felling of the Kaimai Mamaku forests, has written books for Open-Air Art, and been an active member of the Katikati Twilight Concert committee.