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.
- Te Tohu Taiao - Award for Ecological Excellence
- Ecology in Action
- Honorary Life Membership
- Outstanding publication on New Zealand Ecology
- Best Publication by a New Researcher
- Barlow Scholarship
Nominations for the 2023 round are now open and will close on 18 August 2023.
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 encourages nominations of people from diverse backgrounds and under-represented minorities in New Zealand ecology.