Honourary Life Membership

■ Ribbon : scarlet … upper bar : HON. MEMBER with  a LIFE scroll suspended by chains … lower bar : fire fighters ladder … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : UNITED • FIRE • BRIGADES • ASSOCIATION … in centre : a figure of a fireman holding a hose, flanked by […]

Section Medal

■ Ribbon : scarlet … upper bar : SECTION MEDAL (pin back) … ribbon attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : in centre : GLB / GLB in cross shape … surrounded by : TO • SAVE • LIFE • • • • • • • • • • … surrounded by : rays extending to near edge … at top : crown … below : scroll […]

Steward – 1934

■ Ribbon : no ribbon … single chain loop …upper bar : STEWARD with rose above (pin back) … attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : hextagonal shaped … ROYAL / MASONIC / INSTITUTION / FOR GIRLS / 1934 … in centre : very ornate coat of arms with motto SANS CHANGER (latin: without change) … loop suspension […]

Steward – 1920

■ Ribbon : scarlet with grey edges … upper bar : floral design G.L.M.M.M. (Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons) (stick pin) … attached to jewel with ring ■ Obverse : in centre : minature keystone surrounded by QUI DILIGIT DEUM DILIGAT ET PRATREM SUUM (latin: he who loves God, loves his brother also) … […]

War Service 1914-1918

■ Ribbon : pink … attached to medal by ring ■ Obverse : outer ring : BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY : FOR WAR SERVICE : 1914 – 1918 : … in centre : cross surrounded by open wreath … loop suspension ■ Reverse : in centre : INTER / ARMA / CARITAS (latin: Mercy Between […]

Armed Forces Award

The New Zealand Armed Forces Award is a long service decoration for Regular Force Officers of the New Zealand Defence Force … established on 6 May 1985, the medal is presented for 15 years of unblemished service ■ Ribbon : dark blue (Navy), crimson (Army), and light blue (Air Force) … these colours represent the […]

Miniatures

■ Miniature versions of the full sized jewels … from left > right … (pin back)  1st degree – Brother 2nd degree – Certified Primo  3rd degree – Knight of Merit  4th degree – Roll of Honour ■ Materials : brass & enamel ■ NB : appears to have been assembled wrongly … should have most senior […]

Miniatures

■ Miniature versions of the full sized jewels … from left > right … (pin back)  4th degree – Roll of Honour  3rd degree – Knight of Merit 2nd degree – Certified Primo  1st degree – Brother ■ Materials : brass & enamel ■ Maker : Parry, Birmingham, England

Defence Service Medal

The New Zealand Defence Service Medal was instituted in April 2011 to recognise attested military service since 3 September 1945 … the Royal Warrant for the NZDSM allows for one or more clasps to be awarded with the medal … the number of clasps awarded to an individual will be determined by the type(s) of […]

Jolo Campaign

■ Actual Medal : ■ Obverse : around upper edge : JOLO CAMPAIGN … in centre : old city walla with towers … sailing ship … above : philippine sun and two stars … below : two crossed knives … provision for separate loop suspension … in minute letters below medal : BRONZE / BRONZE ■ Reverse […]

People Power

■ Actual Medal : ■ Obverse : at top : PEOPLE POWER … below : street scene with armoured car with soldiers surrounded by cheering crowds on EDSA .. provision for separate loop suspension ■ Reverse : (blank) ■ Dimensions : 40.8 * 44.5 mm … ■ Weight : 26.0 g ■ Materials : bronze ■ NB : final production […]

People Power

■ Actual Medal : ■ Obverse : at top : P E O P L E   P O W E R …in centre : street scene with tank surrounded by cheering crowds on EDSA with upsidedown flag in background … below : * FEBRUARY 22-23 1986 * … provision for separate loop suspension ■ Reverse : (blank) ■ Dimensions […]

Defence of the Philippines

■ Actual Medal : ■ Obverse : scalloped edge … female figure in centre facing right pointing wavey sword … to right : CORREGIDOR I and BATAAN … to left : flower … in minute letters at top right : EL ORO” / L. TUPAZ. JR … provision for separate loop suspension ■ Reverse : FOR THE / DEFENSE / […]

POL / 09 – New

■ Obverse : at top : NEW ZEALAND POLICE … at bottom : PREVENTION FIRST … in centre : map of New Zealand with flag superimposed ■ Reverse : around outer ring : chevrons circling clockwise … at top : NEW ZEALAND POLICE … at bottom : NGA PIRIHIMANA O AOTEAROA (maori : New Zealand Police) […]

FIR / 01 – Firefighters Memorial Climb

■ Obverse : FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL CLIMB … in centre : firefighter in full gear carrying fallen comrade ■ Reverse : REMEMBERED, RESPECTED, NEVER FORGOTTEN / HEI MAUMAHARATANGA (maori: In Memory) … in centre : maori motif … to right : www.fireup.co.nz ■ Dimensions : 51.0 mm … ■ Weight : 48.9 g ■ Materials : silver finish […]

Membership

■ Ribbon : green … upper bar : S.R.I.A. (pin back) … attached to jewel with ring ■ Obverse : diamond shaped … cross with 5 pointed star in centre … loop suspension ■ Reverse : blank ■ Dimensions : 33.3 * 46.1 mm … ■ Weight : 16.5 g ■ Materials :  brass … with […]

cacheme.co.nz – Dogtag

Suspension hole at top … OFFICIAL / GEOCACHER / Do nor disturb Suspension hole at top … CACHEME / IF YOU CAN (bar code) / www.cacheme.co.nz 54.2 * 29.0 mm 3.5 g Aluminium n/k cacheme.co.nz Slogan ‘ cache me if you can ‘ Come in four colours – silver, green, blue and purple

PZ Jewel

■ Ribbon : scarlet … upper bar : mace style 1 (stick pin) … in centre : mace style 2 … lower bar : mace style 3 … attached to jewel with lugs ■ Obverse : outer ring : MCVILLY R.A. CHAPT NO. 85 … in centre : raised triangle with raised crown on top … loop suspension […]

2nd Degree

■ Ribbon : yellow, purple, yellow … upper bar : floral theme (stick pin) … attached to jewel with ring ■ Obverse : 6 pointed star of David … behind : 3 crossed arrows … in centre : D J … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (blank) … in minute letters at bottom : HARVEY / […]

Grand Patron

■ Ribbon : dark blue, pale blue, dark blue … upper bar : (not visible) (pin back) … centre bar : GRAND PATRON … attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : oval shaped … in centre : humanity succouring the sick … loop suspension with 5 pointed star and scroll reading : AEGROS SANAT HUMANITAS ( […]

Founder

■ Ribbon : pale blue … upper bar : FOUNDER 1953 (pin back) … attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : shield shaped … upper scroll : LODGE WAIOHIKI … lower scroll : NO. 374 … centre of jewel : edged with pillars surmounted by balls framing maori woman holding taiaha at edge of stream in […]

Proficiency in First Aid

■ Ribbon : cream with two narrow wide-spread red strips … upper bar : red cross symbol over PROFICIENCY / IN / RED CROSS FIRST AID (pin back) … attached to medal by ring ■ Obverse : cross shaped … outer ring : THE NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS SOCIETY (INC) • … in centre : red cross […]

Founder

■ Ribbon : yellow, black, yellow, black, yellow, black, yellow, black, yellow … upper bar : FOUNDER … on ribbon centre : monogrammed R A O B with G L E below … lower bar : LEIGH 304 … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : cross shaped … in centre : buffalo […]

Founder

■ Ribbon : pale blue … upper bar : FOUNDER (pin back) … lower bar : 1949 … attached to jewel with loop suspension and ring ■ Obverse : outer ring : closed ferns leaf wreath … in centre : NGATIAWA LODGE / 345 … crouching maori warrior with taiaha … loop suspension ■ Reverse : […]

1st Degree – Brother

■ Ribbon : Dark green with white borders … upper bar : buffalo skull / horns … lower bar : MARGARET LDG. 152 … In centre : RAOB monogram and silver fern badge with NZ across centre ■ Obverse : Gold coloured jewel … GRAND LODGE OF ENGLAND (in blue ring) … In centre : kangaroo … surmounted […]

3rd Degree – Knight of Merit

■ Ribbon : scarlet … upper bar : 13-1-67 (date of 1st degree) (pin back) … on ribbon centre : badge with ROYAL ANTEDILUVIAN ORDER OF BUFFALOES on blue enamel with red monogrammed RAOB on white background / silver fern badge with •N•Z• on blue enamel … lower bar : 2-5-69 (date of 2nd degree) … ribbon […]

Life Govenor

■ Ribbon : pale blue … upper bar : LIFE GOVENOR (pin back) … attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : oval shaped … in centre : humanity succouring the sick … loop suspension with scroll reading : AMICUS / HUMANI / GENERIS ( latin : a friend of the human race ) … loop suspension ■ […]

mygeogear.com – Flag

Suspension hole at top … Flag of New Zealand Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in black and green) 50.7 * 28.7 mm 3.6 g Aluminium n/k mygeogear.com

Master

■ Ribbon : pale blue … upper bar : • MASTER • (pin back) … lower bar : NO. / 433 / LODGE / WAIKANAE … ornate maori style kiwis and shield … attached to jewel with lugs ■ Obverse : masonic symbols of : T-square : 47th problem of Euclid … loop suspension ■ Reverse : To […]

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 […]

Unknown

■ Ribbon : red with white centre stripe and green side stripes, edged in red … upper bar : horn with coat of arms (pin back) … attached to jewel with ring ■ Obverse : oval shaped … around edge : ANCIENT / ORDER OF / FORESTERS … in centre : monogram C R P … loop […]

mygeogear.com – Jandals

Suspension hole at top … Kia / Ora ! … in centre, new Zealand flag in the shape of jandals with red straps … Choice / Bro ! Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : […]

mygeogear.com – Kiwi

Suspension hole to left … KIWI … in centre image of Kiwi walking on grass … TRAVEL / TAG / New Zealand (all in black) Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in […]

mygeogear.com – Moa

Suspension hole at top … image of moa walking … NZ MOA / TRAVEL TAG (all in black) Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in black and green) 50.7 * 28.7 mm […]

mygeogear.com – Sheep

Suspension hole at left … Jandals / Hangi … in centre, blue faced sheep in black gumboots … Bach / JAFA / Kia Ora Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in black […]

mygeogear.com – Tiki

Suspension hole at top … green image of Tiki with red tongue … NZ TIKI / TRAVEL TAG Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in black and green) 50.7 * 28.7 mm […]

mygeogear.com – Weta (1)

Suspension hole at top … at top WETA TRAVEL TAG … in centre, brown image of Weta … at bottom, TRACKABLE ON GEOCACHING.COM Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in black and […]

mygeogear.com – Weta (2)

Suspension hole at top … at top WETA TRAVEL TAG … in centre, brown image of Weta Suspension hole at top … below, Trackable on / geocaching.com / PCXXXX / I am a trackable / please keep me / moving / Made by : / mygeogear.com (in black and green) 50.7 * 28.7 mm 3.6 […]

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 : […]

Proficiency in Nursing

■ Ribbon : cream with two narrow evenly-spread red strips … upper bar : red cross symbol over PROFICIENCY / IN / RED CROSS NURSING (pin back) … attached to medal by ring ■ Obverse : cross shaped … outer ring : THE NEW ZEALAND RED CROSS SOCIETY (INC) • … in centre : red cross […]

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 […]

Minstrel

■ Ribbon : pale blue, mauve, dark blue stripes … upper bar : buffalo horns with MINSTREL on black enamel (pin back) … on ribbon centre : silver fern badge with N•Z on dark blue enamel … lower bar : NAE NAE LODGE NO 104 … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : open wreath […]

Secretary

■ Ribbon : red centre, edged with white and with green borders … upper bar : buffalo horns with PAPAKURA (pin back) … on ribbon centre : buffalo horns / RAOB / GRAND COUNCIL around Star of David in triangle … lower bar : Lodge No. 66 … added bar : (engraved) PAPAKURA N. 66 / 28:5:60 … ribbon […]

Secretary

■ Ribbon : green, yellow, green … upper bar : buffalo horns with SECRETARY (stick pin) … on ribbon centre : silver fern wth N Z in centre … additional date bars (from top) : 1956-57 : 1955-56 : 1954-55 : 1953-54 … lower bar : KAPONGA NO.143 … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs […]

Secretary

■ Ribbon : red centre, edged with white and with green borders … upper bar : STOKES VALLEY. NO 43 (pin back) … on ribbon centre : buffalo horns / RAOB / GRAND COUNCIL around Star of David in triangle … lower bar : SECRETARY on blue enamel … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : open […]

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 … […]

Dunedin – Unknown Purpose

■ Ribbon : scarlet … upper bar : (blank) (stick pin) … attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : DUNEDIN / ORPHANS CLUB … in centre : open wreath with lyre in middle … loop suspension ■ Reverse : in minute letters in centre : SIL ■ Dimensions : 25.6 * 29.0 mm … ■ Weight […]

Masterton – Unknown Purpose

■ Ribbon : green … upper bar : LEN GUY (pin back) … attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : maori warrior (tiki) shaped face with coloured eyes, nostrils and tongue … at bottom : • M • S • C • … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (blank) ■ Dimensions : 24.5 * 30.6 mm … ■ Weight : […]

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

Unknown

■ Ribbon : none ■ Obverse : crossed poles with shamrock shaped ribbon knotted in centre … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (blank) ■ Dimensions : 70.8 * 97.7 mm … ■ Weight : 71.7 g ■ Materials : white metal ? ■ NB : have no idea … what this is used for, where it is worn, what it represents

Attendance

■ Ribbon : blue with scarlet stripe very close to the edge … upper bar : buffalo horns surmounted by red crown (pin back) … on ribbon centre : buffalo horns / RAOB / GRAND COUNCIL around Star of David in triangle … ribbon attached to jewel by ring ■ Obverse : crossed silver ferns with kiwi in […]

Attendance

■ Ribbon : white with black strip in centre sewn on … upper bar : buffalo horns with ATTENDANCE (pin back) … on ribbon centre : silver fern with N•Z … lower bar : (engraved) ASHBURTON LGE NO. 43. … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : 8 armed cross shaped … in centre : buffalo head […]

Attendance

■ Ribbon : white with black strip at edge (and appears to be silver thread at edge) … upper bar : buffalo horns with ATTENDANCE on black enamel (pin back) … on ribbon centre : monogrammed RAOB / G L E / gold star with 5 in centre / silver fern with NZ on black enamel … […]

Attendance

■ Ribbon : white, black, white … upper bar : buffalo horns with ATTENDANCE (pin back) … on ribbon centre : silver fern with •N•Z• … lower bar : (engraved) WHANGAMATA LDG.248 … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : cross shaped … in centre : buffalo head … in each corner of cross : R / […]

Attendance

■ Ribbon : green … upper bar : buffalo horns with (engraved) • HAWERA • NO 72 • (stick pin) … in centre : several date bars (from top) – 1955 • 56 – … – 1954 • 55 – … (gap for missing bars ?) … – 1949 – 50 – … 1948 – 49 … lower bar […]

Services

■ Ribbon : white, scarlet, white (with scarlet edges) … upper bar : (engraved:) Rodney Lodge 46 (stick pin) … on ribbon centre : buffalo horns / RAOB / GRAND COUNCIL around Star of David in triangle … lower bar buffalo horns with scoll reading : 14-6-69 … ribbon attached to jewel by lugs ■ Obverse : […]

Membership Medal

■ Obverse : around edge : THE NAVY LEAGUE • … in centre : white ensign on left and red ensign on right with crown on anchor … loop suspension ■ Reverse : FOUNDED JANUARY 1895 / FIRST PRESIDENT / ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET / SIR / G. PHIPPS HORNBY / * / G.C.B ■ Dimensions […]

Victoria Cross – Army

The Victoria Cross was … ■ Ribbon : tba … ribbon attached to medal by suspension loop ■ Obverse : tba … suspension loop ■ Reverse : tba ■ Dimensions : tba * tba mm … ■ Weight : tba g ■ Materials : cupro-nickel ■ NB : replica

Membership Medal

■ Obverse : in scroll around edge : THE / NAVY / LEAGUE … in centre : white ensign on left and red ensign on right with crown on anchor … loop suspension ■ Reverse : (blank) ■ Dimensions : 26.4 * 31.3 mm … ■ Weight : 7.1 g ■ Materials : bronze