40 Years Service

■ Ribbon : scarlet … upper bar : SUPREME GRAND (pin back) … lower bar : ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER / OF N.Z. … attached to jewel with lugs ■ Obverse : oval shaped … outer ring : closed wreath … in centre : equilateral triangle … T T T (in a circle – The Triple Tau) … below […]

Unknown

■ Ribbon : red with white centre stripe and green side stripes, edged in red … upper bar : horn with coat of arms (pin back) … lower bar : crossed arrows and bow … attached to jewel with lugs ■ Obverse : oval shaped … around edge : ANCIENT / ORDER OF / FORESTERS … in […]

AR / 27 – RNZE Centenary

■ Obverse : ROYAL NEW ZEALAND ENGINEERS / RNZE / UBIQUE (latin : Everywhere) / QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT (latin : Where Right And Glory Lead) … in centre : crown ■ Reverse : 2002 • CENTENARY • ISSUE / UBIQUE (latin : Everywhere) … in centre : flamming grenade crest ■ Dimensions : […]

Custodian (Trustee)

■ Ribbon : pale blue with white border and black between … upper bar : buffalo horns with TRUSTEE on dark blue enamel (pin back) … lower bar : NZ above crossed ferns … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : shield shape with open centre … RAOB (in black) on key … below buffalo […]

Custodian

■ Ribbon : pale blue with white border and black between … upper bar : buffalo horns with CUSTODIAN on dark green enamel (pin back) … lower bar : NZ above crossed ferns … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : shield shape with open centre … RAOB (in black) on key … below […]

Steward

■ Ribbon : pale blue … upper bar : • STEWARD • (pin back) … on ribbon centre : shield inscribed : + / PRESENTED TO / BRO. / H.J. WOODING / 17•3•71 / + … lower bar : blank … attached to jewel with lugs ■ Obverse : cornucopia horn in front of square and compass … […]

Unknown

■ Obverse : in centre : plastic coated image of reel and harness … around centre : pattern of Zs with leaves / branches and geometric pattern at each quarter ■ Reverse : blank ■ Dimensions : 46.9 * 51.4 mm … ■ Weight : 20.5 g ■ Materials : brass … with plastic coated image

1952

■ Obverse : cross shaped … upper arm : BRONZE … lower arm : CROSS … in centre : crossed hook and paddle tied with big loose rope bow, over closed wreath around ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … loop suspension ■ Reverse :  (engraved) A. LINDGREN / Mar / 1952 ■ Dimensions : […]

1956

■ Obverse : cross shaped … upper arm : BRONZE … lower arm : CROSS … in centre : crossed hook and paddle tied with big loose rope bow, over closed wreath around ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (engraved) K.G. ARNOLD / June / 1956 ■ Dimensions : 39.7 […]

1976

■ Obverse : cross shaped … upper arm : BRONZE … lower arm : CROSS … in centre : crossed hook and paddle tied with big loose rope bow, over closed wreath around ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (engraved) G. Lawrence / 1976 ■ Dimensions : 26.9 * 30.3 […]

1980

■ Obverse : cross shaped … upper arm : BRONZE … lower arm : CROSS … in centre : crossed hook and paddle tied with big loose rope bow, over closed wreath around ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (engraved) A. Boosey / 1956 ■ Dimensions : 34.7 * […]

ND – N / New 1

■ Obverse : NEW ZEALAND … maori motifs with hei tiki at bottom … in centre : picture of kiwi ■ Reverse : AOTEAROA … maori motifs … in centre : map of New Zealand, with southern cross at top left, with (in small letters) LAND OF THE / LONG WHITE / CLOUD at bottom […]

1909 – 1st Design

■ Obverse : THE ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY / THE AWARD OF MERIT … lifesaver rescuing a swimmer in distress … loop suspension ■ Reverse : AWARDED TO (engraved) A.F.L. WILKINSON. 1909 … lady holding wreath aloft facing setting sun … (silver hallmarks JD&CO) ■ Dimensions  : 29.0 * 32.9 mm … ■ Weight : 14.4 g […]

1962 – 7th Design

■ Obverse : ROYAL / LIFE / SAVING / SOCIETY … around crossed boathook and paddle … tied at centre with big loose rope bow … with AWARD OF MERIT below … surrounded by closed wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (engraved) J.P. REID / 1962 ■ Dimensions : 25.3 * 29.4 mm … ■ Weight […]