Citation of Merit and Service Award Recipients

The NZLA recognises the achievements of those who have made a tremendous difference to the NZLA nationally or in their local councils.

NZLA Citation of Merit Winners

Rationale:

The NZLA Citation of Merit is the highest award offered by NZLA, and exists to acknowledge and honour those members who provide outstanding service to the Association. The Citation of Merit is the most prestigious national award conferred by NZLA.

Purposes:
  • To identify and acknowledge members who have provided outstanding service to NZLA.
  • To ensure that the prestigious nature of the citation is valued by implementing procedures which facilitate consistent standards.
  • To publicly acknowledge the value of the members and the citation by presenting the award at an NZLA conference and publishing citation detail in Literacy Forum New Zealand, and on the website
Date Name Information
2018 Trish Booking – Otago  Trish Booking Background to award
2017 Wendy Carrs – Waikato Wendy Carss Background to award
2017 Rob Southam – Auckland Rob Southam Background to award
2016 Sharond Pond – Waiariki Sharon Pond Background to award
2013 Pene Burridge Penelope Burridge Background to award
2003 Sheena Hervey
2001 Shirley Nalder
1998 Cath Roberts
1996 Barbara Moore
1994 Libby Limbrick
1993 Harry Hood
1992 Helen Lamont
1992 Heather Bell
1990 Ro Griffiths
1990 Marilyn Macey
1989 Ken Foster
1987 John Slane
1987 Warrick Elley
1987 Dame Marie Clay
1985 Margaret Mooney
1985 Doug Helm

 

NZLA Service Award Winners

Rationale:

The NZLA Service Award is an award offered by NZLA, and exists to acknowledge and honour those members who provide outstanding service to their local council.

Purposes:
  • To identify and acknowledge members who have provided outstanding service to their local council.
  • To ensure that the prestigious nature of the award is valued by implementing procedures which facilitate consistent standards.
  • To publicly acknowledge the value of the members and the award by announcing the award at the next Annual Meeting, acknowledging the award at the next NZLA Conference, presenting the award at a local council event if possible, and publishing award detail in Literacy Forum New Zealand, and on the website.
Date Name Information
2018 Joan Gibbons Joan Gibbons – Background to award
2007 Peter Hopgood Peter Hopwood – Background to award