Underwater Heritage Group New Zealand
2017 Kelly Tarlton Award
We have now firmed up on a date and time for the presentation of the Kelly Tarlton Award to the family of the late Noel Hilliam, the first recipient of this award. This will be held on Sunday 17th December at the Dargaville Museum, commencing at 2 pm sharp and all members and friends of Noel's who can to attend are most welcome.
Commence 2.00 pm sharp. The media will also be invited.
Presentation speeches, photographs, about 1 hour max, followed by coffee, tea, a few drinks. Conclude around 4.00 pm.
Committee for 2017/18
The new committee for 2017/18 is as follows :-
President - George Bellew
Vice President - Garth MacIntyre
Immediate Vice President - John Pettit QSM
Sec/Treasurer - Dawne Bellew
2017 Kelly Tarlton Recognition Award
New Zealand Underwater Heritage Group Inc
The Kelly Tarlton Recognition Award for Services to Underwater Heritage
The Kelly Tarlton Recognition Award for Services to Underwater Heritage recognizes individuals or groups who have made significant and lasting contributions through research, practice, or advocacy to underwater heritage, maritime archaeology or maritime history. The award recognizes members of the underwater heritage community for long-term accomplishments or those who have made a notable impact through a significant innovation, body of work or publication. A candidate’s contributions can include innovative ideas or maritime conservation projects, including services that have promoted underwater heritage in New Zealand or wider Pacific communities linked to New Zealand. The award includes a certificate of recognition, and an invitation for the recipient to present a keynote talk at the annual NZUHG Conference. A public citation for the award will be placed on the NZUHG website. While no monetary award is made, awardees may be assisted with travel and sustenance costs to attend the NZUHG conference.