New Zealand

Welcome to the New Zealand (formally Wellington), Branch of the OMRS.

The New Zealand Branch has five scheduled meetings a year. These are held at 2pm on the second Sunday of February, April, June, August and October at varying locations in the Wellington region.

As the branch members are geographically dispersed we provide updates via e-mail and also by Facebook (

So if you are visiting New Zealand, please get in touch as we love the opportunity to meet visiting collectors.

The dates and locations for our 2023 Sunday meetings are as follows:

Date    Speaker            Subject    
12th February The most ‘odd-ball’ medal in your collection (Location: Kapiti Coast).
2nd April Gregor Macaulay (via zoom) The Order of St Michael and St George and New Zealand
11th June Brett Delahunt 22 January 1879. The Empire’s Shame
6th August Howard Chamberlain 1 RNZIR in Malaya / Borneo 1963-66
13/14th October multiple speakers Annual Symposium – (Location: Wellington Club (time/programme TBC)).
3rd December All Members Own

Links for meetings enabled with Zoom (*) will be released 1-2 days prior to the meeting.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


John O’Reilly
OMRS NZ Branch

Branch Secretary: John O’Reilly –