Recognition of a lifetime’s work for Dame Malvina

10 October 2014

Dame Malvina Major

Lifetime Achievement award recipient: Dame Malvina Major.

Dame Malvina Major was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award at the Women of Influence awards on 8 October.

2014 Women of Influence Awards

Now in its second year, the 2014 Women of Influence Awards, a partnership between Fairfax Media and Westpac, celebrate the women helping shape the future of New Zealand.

The first Women of Influence Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Dame Malvina Major, recognising her success as one of the country’s finest opera singers and a tireless worker in the community.

Prime Minister John Key beamed in via a pre-recorded video message to congratulate Dame Malvina.

The awards were presented at a black tie dinner in Auckland attended by 600 people. The awards also celebrated seven other category winners.

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