The recipients were announced this evening at a function at Government House in
Sir Eion has long been a champion of the Icon Awards and says too often our most celebrated artists have gone without recognition. “The Icon Awards offer New Zealanders the opportunity to congratulate our most accomplished artists on their achievements and to celebrate their work with them. This is an important function for any developed society and one that Jan and I are proud to be associated with,” he says.
Greer Twiss has been creating bronze sculptures for fifty years and was a pioneer of bronze casting in
Dame Gillian Weir is a world-renowned concert organist who has performed internationally in the most prestigious concert houses, has sold thousands of recordings and reached an audience of millions as a broadcaster in a BBC series about the organ called The King of Instruments.
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