Biosecurity award pictures

View our photos of the winners accepting their awards at the New Zealand Biosecurity Awards 2017 ceremony.


Supreme Winner

Department of Conservation Mike Slater, Roy Grose, Gina Solomon stand on stage to accept the Supreme Award for the Great White Butterfly eradication project from Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne and John Hellström.
Department of Conservation Mike Slater, Roy Grose, Gina Solomon, and Department of Conservation Director-General Lou Sanson, accept the Supreme Award for the Great White Butterfly eradication project from Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right), MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (second from left) and John Hellström (left).

 

Minister's Biosecurity Award Winner

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and Don McKenzie standing in front of a curtain, smiling and holding the award trophy between them.
The Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (left) and winner Don McKenzie (right) with the Minister’s Biosecurity Award trophy.

 

Community Award Winner

Community Award winner Liz Brooks stands on stage collecting an award, with Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy to the right, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne to the left and John Hellström to the far left.
Community Award winner Liz Brooks (right) accepting on behalf of the Wildside Project, with John Hellström (far left), MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (left), and the Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right).

 

Community Award – Highly Commended

Lou Sanson stands at the podium accepting an award, with John Hellström and MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne standing to the right.
Lou Sanson from the Department of Conservation accepts the Community ‘Highly Commended’ certificate on behalf of the Matutapu Restoration Trust, presented by Kelly Bingham (left), with John Hellström (right) and MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (far right).

 

Industry Award Winner

Mark Cairns from Port of Tauranga Limited stands on stage collecting an award from John Hellström, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy.
Mark Cairns of Port Tauranga Ltd (right) accepts the Industry Award. John Hellström (far left) and MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (left) stand with Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right).

 

Industry Award – Highly Commended

Representatives from New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated stand on stage accepting their award from John Hellström, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy.
Representatives from New Zealand Plant Producers Incorporated (left) accepting the Industry ‘Highly Commended’ certificate from John Hellström, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (right) and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right).

 

Government Award Winner

Department of Conservation Mike Slater, Roy Grose, Gina Solomon stand on stage to accept their award from Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne and John Hellström.
Department of Conservation Mike Slater, Roy Grose, Gina Solomon, accept the Government Award for the Great White Butterfly eradication project from Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right), MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (second from left) and John Hellström (left).

 

Government Award – Highly Commended

Top of the South Marine Biosecurity Project representatives; Clare Barton, Paul Sheldon, John Sanson and Jono Underwood stand on stage collecting their award from John Hellström, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy.
John Hellström (far left), MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (second from left) and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (third from left) stand with the recipients of the Government ‘Highly Commended’ certificate, Top of the South Marine Biosecurity Project: Clare Barton (centre), Paul Sheldon (right), Jono Underwood (2nd right) and John Sanson (far right).

 

Government Award – Highly Commended

Don McKenzie and Bill Shepherd from the Marine Biosecurity Programme, stand on stage to collect their award from John Hellström, MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne, and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy.
John Hellström (far left) stands with Government ‘Highly Commended' recipient, Northland Regional Council, for the Marine Biosecurity Project. Don McKenzie accepts the award (left) with Bill Shepherd (right), from MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (centre) and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right). Presented by Darion Embling (far left).

 

Māori Award Winner

Members of the Maori Biosecurity Network; Melanie Mark-Shadbolt and Glenice Paine, stand on stage to accept their award from Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy, John Hellström and MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne.
Members of the 'Māori Biosecurity Network, Melanie Mark-Shadbolt and Glenice Paine, accept the Maori Award from Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy (far right), John Hellström (far left) and MPI Director-General Martyn Dunne (second from left).

 

Māori Award - Highly Commended

The recipient for the Māori Highly Commended, The Karioi Project, was unable to attend the ceremony, so no photo is available.

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