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of New Zealand

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Honorary Members

  • The Meteorological Society constitution provides for Honorary Members to be awarded by a General Meeting to persons who have made an outstanding contribution to meteorology.
  • Honorary membership is the highest recognition of the Meteorological Society.
  • Honorary members shall be New Zealanders or have a significant professional or other connection with New Zealand present or past.
  • There is no limitation on the number of Honorary members but normally no more than two candidates for Honorary membership should be proposed to an AGM in any one year.
  • Honorary membership may be awarded for:
    • Outstanding research paper or papers in meteorology, including climatology.
    • Outstanding contributions to the practical application of meteorology including operational weather forecasting and applications of climatology.
    • Outstanding leadership in meteorology or climatology.
    • Outstanding efforts towards the advancement of meteorology and climatology including increasing public understanding and awareness.
  • Nominations for Honorary membership shall be submitted to the AGM through the Committee.
  • Nominations shall include supporting documentation.

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Mosgiel 9053
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