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Award of Merit
The IPPS New Zealand Regions highest award for all round meritorious service.
- Meritorious service to the IPPS New Zealand Region.
- Meritorious service to New Zealand Horticulture.
- Must be an active member of the IPPS New Zealand Region at the time the award is presented.
- The award is only to be presented when there is a suitable recipient.
- No more than one award is to be presented per year.
The selection panel should be made up of three people including the current president, 2nd vice president and one other with a long association with the IPPS New Zealand Region, ideally the historian or secretary or treasurer. Selection should be made after informal consultation with the membership.
Presentation of the award should be made at the IPPS New Zealand Regions conference and should consist of a wooden bowl, which can be kept by the recipient until a new recipient has been named, and a plaque which will become the property of the recipient.
Award of Merit Recipients
|Graeme Platt||1994||Rotorua Conference|
|Eddie Welsh||1995||Christchurch Conference|
|Terry Hatch||1996||Auckland Conference|
|Noel McMillan||1998||Napier Conference|
|Jan Velvin||2001||Hamilton Conference|
|Dennis Hughes||2004||Christchurch Conference|
|John Follett||2005||Tauranga Conference|
|Malcolm Woolmore||2006||Dunedin Conference|
|Jim Rumbal||2007||New Plymouth Conference|
|Ellaby Martin||2008||Auckland Conference|
|Ken Davey||2009||Hobart Conference|
|Richard Ware||2010||Blenheim Conference|
|Terry Hatch||2011||Napier Conference|
|Shirley Ogilvy||2012||Cromwell Conference|
|Ray Lawson||2013||Taupo Conference|
|Ian Duncalf||2014||Wellington Conference|
|Eric Appleton||2015||Nelson Conference|
|Jeff Elliott||2017||Pukekohe Conference|