Alison Roxburgh is confirmed dead at the age of 85.
Alison was best known as a New Zealand women's rights advocate and community leader.
Alison was the best. Women's affairs champion, 'really good Nelsonian' Dame Alison Roxburgh dies
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Women's affairs champion, 'really good Nelsonian' Dame Alison Roxburgh dies
Dame Alison Roxburgh

Born
Alison Mary Cameron

(1934-09-06)6 September 1934
Died25 January 2020(2020-01-25) (aged 85)
NationalityNew Zealander
Spouse(s)Jim Roxburgh
Children1
Dame Alison Mary Roxburgh DNZM CBE QSO JP (née Cameron, 6 September 1934 – 25 January 2020) was a New Zealand women's rights advocate and community leader.
In the 1986 New Year Honours, Roxburgh was appointed a Companion of the Queen's Service Order for public services, and in 1993 she received the New Zealand Suffrage Centennial Medal. In the 1995 New Year Honours, she was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, for services to women's affairs. She was appointed a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to women's affairs and the community, in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours. Following the restoration of titular honours by the New Zealand government in 2009, Roxburgh accepted redesignation as a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
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