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Standards Meritorious Service Awards announced


Standards New Zealand hosts the Meritorious Service Awards each year to recognise the outstanding contribution that winning committee members make to Standards development.

We announced the 2011 Meritorious Service Awards this morning at a reception at the Beehive. We congratulate all of our winners.

Winners of Standards New Zealand’s Meritorious Service Awards include:

• Individual committee members:

• Diane Baguley from Onehunga, Auckland – quality management and quality assurance

• Bill Birch (William Caccia-Birch) from Wellington – safe chemical management

• Andrew Brickell from Penrose, Auckland – conditions of contract for building and engineering

• Alison Elliott (from Wellington) – information and documentation

• Peter Fisher (from Nelson) – earth moving machinery

• Committee of the Year – the Department of Internal Affairs Compliance Guide Advisory Group

• Standards Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to Standards and Standardisation – Derek Johns (from St Albans, Christchurch).

Read about all our winners in our media release.

View photos of the 2011 Meritorious Award winners.

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Standards New Zealand is the operating arm of the Standards Council, and part of New Zealand’s standards and conformance infrastructure. Standards New Zealand is an autonomous Crown entity responsible for managing the development and distribution of Standards across a range of sectors nationally.

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