Chavasse Travel Awards

The NZIF Foundation Chavasse Travel Award is open to: 

  • any person who is in their mid-career and interested or employed in some aspect of forestry in New Zealand to enable, the applicant to travel overseas in order to increase their and the forestry sector’s experience and knowledge; or
  • To assist an overseas person to travel to and within New Zealand for the purpose of making presentations on forestry topics to New Zealand audiences. In this case the applicant for the funds has to be employed in some aspect of forestry in New Zealand.
  • The award recognises forestry excellence and personal integrity, and aims to reward the clear dissemination and presentation of results

    Conditions of Application

  • Applications must be made on the application form.
  • Applicants must be employed in some aspect of forestry in New Zealand.
  • The judges have the discretion not to bestow an award should the required standard not be reached or criteria not adequately met.
  • The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • See attached for Application form by word doc or PDF doc

  • The award will be announced at the Awards Dinner at the NZ Institute of Forestry conference in Rotorua on the Tuesday 5th September 2017. see here for details on the conference

  • For more information on this award please contact the Foundation administrator at