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Congratulations to Bill Sheat OBE, CNZM, Wellington Icon

The Royal New Zealand Ballet warmly congratulates former RNZB Chair (1975 – 90) Bill Sheat OBE, CNZM on receiving the Dominion Post Tribute to a Wellington Icon at last week’s Wellington Gold Awards.

Bill has made a profound contribution to the management and governance of the arts in New Zealand, and especially in Wellington, over more than five decades. In addition to his exceptional service to the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Bill’s foresight and tenacity has been central to the preservation of two of Wellington’s great arts venues, the Embassy Theatre and the Opera House.

Thank you Bill for all that you have done and continue to do for New Zealand’s living arts – we are proud to have you as part of the Royal New Zealand Ballet family.

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