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Recognition of Service to the National Rifle Association of New Zealand
Criteria Adopted by Council - Sept 2010
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There are three types of Distinguished Service Recognition from NRANZ:
Below is the criteria to be used when submitting application to Council for both Life Membership and Distinguished Service Medal of NRANZ.
For Life Membership the criteria listed below must be matched or bettered. There is a heavy expectation that the life membership nominee has provided an outstanding contribution to NRANZ, at a national level, over a period of time.
Life Membership is capped at 15 members
May be conveyed on a member or an associate by Council at any time. The nominee need not necessarily be a member of the association.
May be conveyed on a member by a simple majority vote at an AGM, after recommendation from Council.
View the list of current recipients
Clubs or Associations are to nominate through the NRA Secretary's Office in writing with an in-depth résumé of history of offices, achievements and record. Secretary to forward to convener of NRANZ Life Membership Committee who is to contact as many as possible of the current Life Members to discuss before making decision on application. Convener will submit to Council for approval and, if successful, to AGM for ratification.
The NRANZ Veterans badge may be awarded by council to any member who meets the following criteria: