Awards

Each year our members can nominate colleagues for three awards: the NZMSS Award, the John Morton Medal and the Special Award.

NZMSS Award

This highly prestigious award was inaugurated in 1985 to recognise “a person’s continued outstanding contribution to marine science in New Zealand”.

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John Morton Medal

This medal is awarded to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of marine conservation and sustainability in New Zealand.

Read more | Nomination procedure | Past recipients