The New Zealand Ecological Society offers several awards and prizes. For nominations and queries about NZES awards and prizes, please contact the NZES Awards Convenor, Debra Wotton.
- Te Tohu Taiao - Award for Ecological Excellence
- Ecology in Action
- Honorary Life Membership
- Outstanding publication on New Zealand Ecology (offered for the first time in 2014)
- Best Publication by a New Researcher
Nominations for the 2017 awards are now open. Applications are due Friday 30 June 2017. Please see individual awards for details.
The Society also offers the following student awards & grants for its annual conference:
- Outstanding Student NZES Conference Paper
- Outstanding Student NZES Conference Poster
- Student Travel Grants
- Kauri Seed Awards (for undergraduate ecology students)
The Council aims to spread the judging of awards across a range of disciplines and to balance the representation from different institutions and agencies. Please contact the awards convenor if you can help.