Meritorious Service Award

NZEALS bestows Meritorious Service Awards on members who have demonstrated notable service to the society.

Applications open on 1 August and close on 31st October annually.

Guidelines for meritorious service awards

Recipients of the meritorious service award will:

  • be nominated by an NZEALS branch or the NZEALS National Council
  • be approved by the NZEALS national awards committee
  • have been a member of NZEALS for five or more years
  • have played an ongoing leadership role in branch and/or Council activities
  • have contributed to the branch and/or Council achieving the aims of NZEALS
    (including encouraging colleagues to become members and participate in NZEALS activities).

Recipients will receive one year’s free membership of NZEALS and a certificate recognising their contribution to NZEALS.

Download a nomination form here