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ESNZ Honours

ESNZ Honours including, past and present Patrons, Presidents, Honorary Life Members and Lifetime Volunteers of the Sport.

ESNZ President

Current and past Presidents of ESNZ.

2016 – Present

Richard Sunderland

2012 – 2015

Chris Hodson

2008 – 11

Jennifer Millar

2005 – 08

Kevin Hansen

2002 – 05

Sir Ron Trotter

1999 – 02

Mr Cam McRae

1995 – 99

RA Ward-Smith

1991 – 94

WL Scott

1988 – 91

AWJ Hampton

1984 – 88

RA Hunter

1981 – 84

ND Matheson

1978 – 81

HH Morice

1975 – 78

Mrs M Dalley

1972 – 75

HW Beatson

1971 – 72

WR Warren

1967 – 71

GP Donnelly

1965 – 67

EM Williamson

1962 – 65

D Holden

1959 – 62

BG Rutherford

1956 – 59

WR Duncan

1950 – 56

RS Pilmer

ESNZ Patron

Current and past Patrons of ESNZ.

2014-present

Jennifer Millar

2007-2014

Tiny White

1992-2006

Ross W Gapes

1986-91

Mr Pat Donnelly

1985-86

Mr Richard Pilmer

1978-85

Mr Duncan Holden

1972-77

Sir Dennis Blundell

1967-72

Sir Arthur Porritt

1962-67

Sir Bernard Ferguson

1957-62

Viscount Cobham

1953-57

Sir Willoughby Norrie

 

Pilmer Plate

The Pilmer Plate was donated by NZHS for R.S. Pilmer and is awarded to a member who, throughout his or her career, has exemplified the highest ideals of good sportsmanship, through commitment, dedication and the pursuit of excellence as a horseperson and in service to Equestrian Sports NZ

Presented as the Patron’s Award and traditionally awarded at the Annual General Assembly.

From 1962-1995 the Plimer Plate was presented for puissance competition at the Horse of the Year show.

2017

Merran Hain

2016

Marion Tylee

2015

Alan Hampton

2014

Peter Morris

2013

Not presented

2012

Leicester Jarden

2011

Jill Gould (Dressage & NEC Christchurch)

2010

Winston Churchill (Endurance)

2009

Kath Ward-Smith (Showjumping)

2008

Gus Meech

2006 – 2007

Not Presented

2005

Lesley Pease, Taupo

2001 – 2004

Not Presented

2000

David Goodin, Te Kauwhata

1999

David Graham, Tauranga

1997 – 1998

Not Presented

1996

Mrs Marion Donnelly, Hawke’s Bay

1995

Mrs Helen (Tiny) White, Otane

Honorary Life Members

Lord Willoughby Norrie – Parton 1953 – 1957, †
R.S. Pilmer – Parton 1985 – 1986, †
J.N. Lowry, †
A.G. Quartley, †
D Holden – Patron 1978 – 1985,
W.R. Duncan, †
B.E. Keiller – Treasure 1950 – 1975, †
B.G Rutherford, †
Mr G.P. Donnelly – Patron 1986 – 1991, †
H.W. Beatson – President 1972 – 1975, † 2003
C. Bolgar – † 1998
A. R. Caro – † 2001
T.I. Casley – Secretary 1956 – 1987, Treasure 1975 – 1987, † 2003
Mrs D.M. Crowther – †1999
Mrs R.D. Dalley – President 1975 – 1978, † 1998
Mrs G.P. Donnelly †
H.R. Dutton – † 1995
R.A. Hunter – President 1984 – 1988, †2013
N.D. Matheson – President 1981 – 1984
H.H. Morice – President 1978 – 1981, † 2003
H.V. Thompson – † 2006
Sir Ronald Trotter – President 2001 – 2004, † 2010
P.T. Williams – † 1998
A. Hampton – President 1988 – 1991
A (Gus) Meech – Director 1984 – 1996
W Scott – President 1991 – 1994
G Gilmour – † 2006
R Gapes – Patron 1991 – 2006, † 2008
J McCall – † 2010
C. McRae – President 1996 – 2001
Jim Wright MNZM
Merran Hain QSM
Kevin Hansen
Bill Birnie
Ray Ward-Smith
Jennifer Millar  CNZM
Maxine Leigh
Michael Tucker
Chris Hodson
Karen Trotter

† = Deceased

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