PSNZ CR Kennedy Honours Banquet 2014

Tonight was the big night – a touch of blue, and a huge dose of celebration.

If you click on the image below, you can see on the programme for the evening those who were recognised for achieving their LPSNZ, APSNZ and FPSNZ honours.  Congratulations to all of them, and thanks to CR Kennedy for their sponsorship, and Yealands for the wines, and the Marlborough Camera Club for putting on a wonderful occasion.

Table Piece

Here are those awarded LPSNZ who were able to be there on the night:

Those Presented with LPSNZ

And a group of those awarded APSNZ and FPSNZ.

APSNZ and FPSNZ Awardees

 

Plus Pauline Muir FPSNZ who was accidentally missed from the group photo:

Pauline

 

There was special recognition of a family connection, with Alison Viskovic of the Kapiti Coast Photographic Society receiving her FPSNZ at the same convention that her granddaughter Heather Feary won the Ronald Woolf Award.

Alison Viskovic and Heather Feary

What was not on the programme was the surprise of service awards to two very special people, and honorary life membership of PSNZ to another.

Here’s Rochelle Mora from Canon gradually realising what is to come …

Rochelle Mora 1

And giving the shortest speech I can remember from her, after being presented with her service award by Shona Jaray.

Rochelle Mora 3

Anne Tate was gob-smacked, and almost speechless, on learning that her outstanding service over 10 years as PSNZ Secretary was to be recognised with a service award.

Anne Tate 1

 

Anne Tate 2

Former PSNZ president Don Kelly (and MC for the night) was presented with a well deserved Honorary Life Membership of PSNZ by Shona.

Don Kelly

As the final formal event of the night, Shona Jaray handed over the Presidential Chains of Office to incoming President Murry Cave.

Handing over the Presidential Chain

Socialising, celebration, and dancing, continued into the night ….

6 thoughts on “PSNZ CR Kennedy Honours Banquet 2014”

  1. Neil, we have to say such a tremendous THANK YOU for all the wonderful information that you have posted each day from the Convention, keeping all of us, who have not been able to partake in the Convention, informed of how it has all taken place. Just great.

  2. Thank you Neil for all your wonderful posts and perfect shots of Wallace’s bald spot. Sorry I missed Convention but your posts helped in some way

  3. Neil, your coverage of this convention is excellent and makes me wish I had come. Timing was against me. 🙁
    Lynn Waters – President Wanganui Camera Club

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