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, Tim Curran.
- 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 are currently closed. Information about the 2019 award round will be provided shortly.
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.