Congratulations to Thelma Luxton who was awarded Life Membership at the Taranaki Cricket AGM on the 3rd September 2018. Thelma has been a faithful servant of cricket since 1952, where she started as scorer for her school’s first X1 boys’ cricket team and later became the official scorer of all games at Pukekura Park – including World Cup games, visiting international games and New Zealand Youth test. Thelma has held roles of Secretary, Treasurer, Chairperson and the ‘make things happen person’ and is a life member of the Waitara Cricket Club. In 1991 and 1999 the Taranaki Cricket Association awarded her the Stainton Trophy for Services to Taranaki Cricket. Thelma also received a Queen's Service Medal in 2017 for services to the community and cricket.