2019 Awards for Excellence

2019 Reservist of the Year:

Awarded to SGT Timothy Burke B Company, 2/4 RNZIR.  SGT Burke has been recognised for his selfless and consistent commitment to go above-and-beyond for the NZDF and the wider community.

Finalists were CPL Philip Newman 38 Combat Service Support Company, NZ Army Logistic Regiment, and SQNLDR Matt Alcock, Central Flying School RNZAF Base Ohakea.


2019 Reservist Employer of the Year: 

Awarded to Talley’s Group, in recognition of the company’s commendable support and encouragement to their employee LMTO B Gallagher, HMNZS Pegasus.


2019 New Zealand Cadet Forces Employer of the Year: 

Awarded to Pringle Beleski and Associates, specialists in high voltage engineering, were nominated by Cadet Forces FLTLT Tom Wech for their support and active encouragement of him in his work with the Cadet Forces.


2019 Individual Contribution to the Limited Service Volunteers: 

Awarded to Christine Fernyhough, who was nominated by the Youth Development Unit (South) in recognition of her immense generosity, commitment, energy and involvement with the LSV Programme and YDU over time.


2019 Employer Contribution to the Limited Service Volunteers

Awarded to Fulton Hogan Ltd.  Fulton Hogan were nominated by the Ministry of Social Development LSV Coordinators (South) for their wide-ranging support and opportunities for employment, training and mentoring they’ve provided to graduates since 2014, including organising industry training such as Site Safe certification to help with employment.