Guild Honours

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand is a member based organisation whose strength comes from the collaboration of organisations and individuals within our industry.  

The Brewers Guilds Honours program recognises the contribution by individuals to both the Brewers Guild as an organisation and to the wider industry

The Honours

Honorary Fellow

This is the Guild’s highest honour and is awarded sparingly to recognise the high level of achievement of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the Brewers Guild of New Zealand.  

To be considered for Honorary Fellowship of the Brewers Guild, the person must have been active in the brewing industry for at least 10 years.  During this period, the person must have demonstrated a significant commitment to the aims and objectives of the Brewers Guild and have been actively involved in supporting the Brewers Guild to advance the interests of the New Zealand brewing industry.

The award of Honorary Fellow may be made to an individual who has worked for, or owned, a Brewers Guild member organisation.  However, the individual no longer need to be working within the Brewing Industry and/or their company does not need to be a member at the time of the Award.

 

Honorary Member

Honorary membership is awarded to a person distinguished in any of the technical, organisational or productive aspects of brewing who has been of material assistance to the Brewers Guild of New Zealand.

To be considered for Honorary Membership to the Brewers Guild, the person must have been active in the brewing industry for at least 3 years. During this period, the person must have demonstrated a commitments to the aims and objectives of the Brewers Guild and have been actively involved in supporting the Brewers Guild to advance the interests of the New Zealand brewing industry.

The award of Honorary Member may be made to an individual who has worked for, or owned, a Brewers Guild member organisation.  However, the individual no longer need to be working within the Brewing Industry and/or their company does not need to be a member at the time of the Award.

 

Industry Achievement Award

This honour is awarded to a person who has gained recognition for outstanding achievement in a field allied to the brewing industry.   This Honour is distinct from other Industry Awards at the New Zealand Beer Awards because it awards individuals rather than organisational achievements. 

To be considered for an Industry Achievement Award, the person must have been active in the brewing industry for at least 5 years.  During this time, the person will have demonstrated a commitment to supporting the interests of Brewers and actively going above and beyond in their conduct and service to make the day-to-day activities for brewers easier.  More than focusing on ‘just doing their job’ this award recognised excellence in customer service, positivity in attitude and a commitment to collaboration.

 

Nomination and Selection Process

Nominations for the Honours Awards are initiated and supported by the Brewers Guild of New Zealand.

Nominations will be sought from the membership annually and awarded at the Celebration Functions for the New Zealand Beer Awards held on 21 July 2022.

The selection of Honours Awards recipients will be made by an Honours Committee comprising of an Honorary Fellow and two members of the Brewers Guild of New Zealand Board.

Nominations close Tuesday 12th July at 5pm.

 

Honours Nominations are CLOSED

 

 

Brewers Guild Honourees

Tracy Banner
Sprig & Fern Brewery

NELSON - TASMAN

Ralph Bungard
Three Boys Brewery

CANTERBURY

David Cryer
Cryer Malt

AUCKLAND

Richard Emerson
Emerson's Brewery

OTAGO

Craig Bowen
Brewing Industry Members

Dr Ron Beatson
Plant & Food Research

Luke Nicholas
Epic Beer

Martin Bennett
The Laboratory Brew Pub and Eatery

CANTERBURY

Gabi Michael
Gladfield Malt Ltd

CANTERBURY

Doug Michael
Gladfield Malt Ltd

CANTERBURY

Brian Watson
Good George Brewing

WAIKATO

Jonathan Alve
DB Breweries

AUCKLAND

John Harrington
Harringtons Brewery

CANTERBURY

Doreen Helms
Non Industry Members

Doug Donelan

Ted Verrity
Brewing Industry Members

Geoff Griggs
Brewing Industry Members

Dean Bradley
Convention Management NZ

Carl Vasta
Tuatara Brewing Co

WELLINGTON