Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of
God Queen of New Zealand and Her Other Realms and Territories, Head
of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, to all to whom these Presents
shall come, Greeting!
Whereas We are desirous of instituting
a medal to award to members of Our New Zealand Defence Force and certain
other persons who serve in East Timor:
We do by these Presents for Us, Our Heirs
and Successors, institute and create a new Medal.