Honorary & Life Members

Honorary Membership


The association may admit as an honorary member any person whom the association may desire in this manner. 

Honorary members are nominated by the NZAO council to the AGM, and those nominated are elected by a majority vote at the meeting.

Honorary membership ends at the subsequent AGM, however the Council at its discretion may by resolution continue such honorary membership.

2022 Honorary Members:

  • Dr Lesley Frederikson
  • Associate Professor Rob Jacobs
  • Professor Michael Kalloniatis




Life Membership


Any member who has conferred some extraordinary service to the association may be elected as a life member.

Nomination for life membership is by the NZAO council to a general meeting of members and the election is by two-thirds majority of those present.

 The following have had life membership bestowed:

  • Kerry Atkinson
  • Michael Frith
  • Ronald Fyfe
  • Robert Kinnear
  • Knox Laird
  • Peter Stevenson 
  • John Tarbutt
  • Jack Crawford