1958 Special Honours (New Zealand)

The 1958 Special Honours in New Zealand were two special honours lists in which 26 New Zealanders were awarded the Polar Medal. The first list, issued on 22 May 1958, recognised 18 people for their services as members of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition,[1][2] while the second list, published on 9 October 1958, gave recognition to a further eight people for their services as members of the New Zealand International Geophysical Year party to Antarctica.[3]

Polar MedalEdit

Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic ExpeditionEdit

International Geophysical YearEdit


  1. ^ "Polar Medal" (PDF). New Zealand Gazette. No. 31. 22 May 1958. p. 667.
  2. ^ "Corrigendum: Polar Medal" (PDF). New Zealand Gazette. No. 45. 17 July 1958. p. 931.
  3. ^ "Polar Medal" (PDF). New Zealand Gazette. No. 60. 9 October 1958. p. 1365.