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How Companions are nominated

Potential Companions are nominated by at least two (and up to five) Members of Royal Society Te Apārangi, who must provide the following information by the end of April each year.

Companions shall be nominated in writing by at least two and no more that five members of the Society, outlining in a joint statement in a maximum of 350 words why the nominee should be awarded the CRSNZ with particular reference to sustained and outstanding leadership and contributions to humanities, science or technology and the New Zealand community.

  • A curriculum vitae should be supplied which provides work history, awards, intellectual achievement and major contributions, including major publications if relevant.
  • The nominee should be made aware of this nomination except where exceptional circumstances apply.
  • A full name, address, telephone and email address should be supplied.
  • Nominations may be received annually by the end of March for consideration at the following Academy Executive Committee meeting.

Nominations may be made by any member of the Society – Individual Members (Fellows, Companions, Ordinary Members) or Organisational Members (Constituent Organisations, Regional Constituent Organisations, Affiliate Organisations). The Council of the Royal Society Te Apārangi may also invite persons to be elected as a Companion.

If you wish to submit a nomination fill out the Companions Nomination Form and return it to:

Academy Executive Officer
Royal Society of New Zealand
PO Box 598
Wellington 6140

Or to academy@royalsociety.org.nz

Nominations close 30 April 2021.