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Award nominations are open to individuals, groups, or organisations, to recognise the outstanding efforts and contributions towards the raptors of New Zealand.
Nomination categories are aligned with the Wingspan objectives and include research, captive management, public awareness (education), and rehabilitation of birds of prey in New Zealand.
The Wingspan Board of Trustees will judge the nominations according to these categories, but will also consider volunteer input, community involvement, creativity, effectiveness, and other initiatives.
Nominations should be addressed to:
The Board of Trustees
P O Box 993
Nominations should describe, in detail, the activity or project contribution. Additional supporting information and references welcomed.
Nominations close 30 July of each year.
The Award Winner(s) are announced in August each year following Conservation Week. The Winner(s) receive an award of $2,000 and the annual trophy - falcon bust in bronze - a limited edition sculpture by Mike Norris, and, acknowledgement articles in the annual Wingspan Journal, and Wingspan website.
Wingspan Birds of Prey Centre
1164 Paradise Valley Road
Ph/fax 07 357 4469
Note: the Award trophy remains the property of Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust, and is to be returned to the Wingspan office by 30 July of each year.
As Judges, the decision of the Board of Trustees is final.
Application cannot be accepted before 30/04/2018.
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Last updated on Tuesday 29 November 2016