Award categories

We are now calling for nominations of individuals that you think deserve to be recognised and acknowledged in the 2019 awards. The nominations will be considered by the NZSCA board. The recipients will be announced at the 2019 AGM, Friday 24 May 2019 in Queenstown. 

Your nominations can be anyone that you think deserving of an award with a quick explanation of why!

There are four categories -

Lifetime Achievement Award: For individuals who have distinguished themselves in terms of making a significant contribution to the New Zealand specialty coffee industry. NZSCA lifetime membership is awarded to people who have served the coffee industry in New Zealand or brought distinction to it over and above the normal course of their job.
For an individual to qualify for a Lifetime membership, they must have fulfilled one of the following:


1. Excellence and high achievement in their career that reflects positively on the coffee industry;

2. Having served with distinction in the management of, or service to, the NZSCA or the coffee industry.

Lifetime membership is the NZSCA’s highest honour in recognition of coffee excellence and contribution.

On-Going Contribution Award: This is an award for an individual in recognition of their outstanding longstanding contribution to the NZSCA and the New Zealand Coffee industry as a whole. An individual who has consistently dedicated time and knowledge to make a lasting impact on the industry and the Association.

These contributions may include but are not limited to the dedication of time, volunteerism, contributions of professional knowledge, exemplary work on a specific NZSCA project, or other notable contribution. Importantly, the contributions should be above and beyond the every day and have had a long-lasting impact on the New Zealand industry as a whole.

Development Award: This is an award for an individual in recognition of their contribution to developing the NZSCA and the New Zealand Coffee industry as a whole. 

These contributions may include but are not limited to the dedication of time, volunteerism, contributions of professional knowledge, exemplary work on a specific NZSCA project, or other notable contribution. Importantly, the contributions should be above and beyond the every day and have had a long-lasting impact on the New Zealand industry as a whole.

Friend of the Association Award: This is an award for an independent individual in recognition of their personal contribution to the NZSCA.

These contributions may include but are not limited to the dedication of time, volunteerism, contributions of professional knowledge, exemplary work on a specific NZSCA project, or other notable contribution.

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* 1. Nomination for Lifetime Achievement Award

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* 2. Nomination for On-going Contribution Award

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* 3. Nomination for Development Award

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* 4. Nomination for Friend of the NZSCA

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* 5. Nominator?

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