To recognise outstanding technical merit which enhances the efficiency of the RNZAF.
Two separate awards for young and experienced journalists working in aviation journalism in New Zealand.
Douglas Patterson Award
To encourage persons making a career in aviation in South Pacific countries.
Michael J Neville/Boeing Airplane Company Award
To a young person working in New Zealand aviation.
Ian J Diamond Award
For a young person, who has completed an apprenticeship or similar in an aviation field and wishes to embark on a course of higher academic study leading to a tertiary qualification in an aviation related subject and with the firm intention of participating in New Zealand aviation.
E A Gibson Award
For innovation or other form of excellence within the field of agricultural aviation in New Zealand.
Henry Wigram Award
For the best presentation made during the year to a Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society or at the Symposium.
Geoffrey Roberts Award
For the encouragement of high performers in the field of aviation in New Zealand.