Purpose: To recognise and encourage the work of members of sections of the Institute and to reward those members who have provided outstanding service particularly at the local level.

Value: Framed certificate and Gift.

Procedure: All nominations must be made on the NZIAHS nomination form. Nominations must be accompanied by supporting material that provides evidence of the service provided by the member to both the Institute and agricultural and horticultural science.

Selection: Applications are first reviewed by the Awards Committee and then further reviewed by Council.