2019 Horticulture Industry Awards nominations open

29 Mar 2019

HortNZ is calling for nominations for its 2019 Awards to be presented at the Horticulture Conference Gala Dinner.

HortNZ will present up to one award in each of the following categories.

 

BLEDISLOE CUP

Awarded for an outstanding and meritorious contribution to the New Zealand horticulture industry.

 

HORTNZ PRESIDENT’S TROPHY

Awarded to persons showing promise in horticulture industry business and or leadership. 

 

HORTNZ INDUSTRY SERVICE AWARD

To recognise people with long and dedicated service in a supplier or service role (not a grower) that have worked beyond the call of duty for the betterment of the horticulture industry.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

To recognise a person, or organisation, that has developed and implemented a sustainable environmental project, with identifiable benefits.

 

HORTNZ LIFE MEMBER

To recognise growers with long and dedicated service as office holders of HortNZ and/or an affiliated Product Group or affiliated Grower Association. Full criteria for the above awards are available on the Horticulture New Zealand website or can be requested from the Board Secretary.

 

Who can make nominations?

Any grower member of HortNZ, an affiliated Product Group or an affiliated Grower Association can make nominations.

 

How do I nominate someone?

Complete a nomination form. These are available on our website here, or by contacting HortNZ on 04 494 9983, or emailing Board Secretary, Kerry Norman.

 

When will the awards be presented?

At the 2019 Horticulture Conference Gala Dinner on Thursday 1 August at Mystery Creek, Hamilton.

 

When do nominations close?

Nominations must be sent to the HortNZ Board Secretary, Kerry Norman, or PO Box 10232, The Terrace, Wellington 6143 and must be received by 5.00pm on Thursday, 27 June 2019.