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Media Awards

In line with the scientific interest in New Zealand weather, the Society conducts occasional checks on the quality of media presentation of weather forecasting to the public.

These investigations take place every second year, alternating between visual and print media. A panel judges various aspects of presentation and it's report is delivered at the Society's AGM, rewarding the best presentations with an award.

1990: Television and Radio Weather Presentation Award.
  Recipient of the Award: Mr Ken Brierley of Radio 91 FM of Auckland.
  Highly commended: Louise Pagonis of Television One.
1992: Newspaper Weather Presentation Award.
  Award for Excellence: The Dominion, Wellington.
  Highly commended: The Daily Telegraph, Napier.
  Commended: The Daily News, New Plymouth.
1993: Radio Weather Presentation Award.
  Award for Excellence: Ken Brierley, "The Breeze", 91 FM, Auckland.
1995: Television Weather Presentation Award.
  Category: National Television. Highly commended: TVNZ (Channel One).
  Category: Presenter. Highly commended: Jim Hickey (Channel One).
  Category: Regional Television. Commended: Southern TV (Dunedin).
1996: Newspaper Weather Presentation Award.
  Category: Metropolitan. Best and most improved presentation: The Evening Post, Wellington
  Category: Provincial. Best presentation: Manawatu Evening Standard.
1998: Television Weather Presentation Award.
  Category: Presenter. Award for excellence: Jim Hickey (Channel One).
2000: Newspaper Weather Presentation Award.
  Category: Best Regional - Southland Times.
  Best National - Christchurch Press.
2002: Television Weather Presentation Award.
  Category: Excellence: No award - None of the weather presentations excelled or were outstanding.
  Category: Productions. Commended: FTN.
  Highly commended: TVOne.
  Highly commended: TV3.
  Category: Presenters. Highly commended: Jim Hickey.
  Highly commended: Toni Marsh.

 

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