Through award of Fellowship, the NZILA recognises its leaders, innovators and ambassadors, and those who have made a special contribution to the development and promotion of the profession.

The designation of Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Tuia Pito Ora is conferred upon senior members of the profession, recognising their distinguished work, expertise and particular contribution to landscape, landscape architecture and the profession.

Fellowships have been conferred upon the following:
Melean Absolum
Clive Anstey
Neil Aitken
Mike Barthelmeh
Earl Bennett
Chris Bentley
Dr Frank Boffa
Dr Jacky Bowring
Shannon Bray
John Brenkley
Stephen Brown
Mary Buckland
Neil Challenger
Sarah Collins
Brad Coombs
John Darby
Renée Davies
Rachel de Lambert
Steve Dunn
Grant Edge
Boyden Evans
Garth Falconer
Chris Glasson
John Goodwin
Catherine Hamilton
Nicola Henderson
John Hudson
David Irwin

Ross Jackson
Ralph Johns
Ralf Krüger
Gavin Lister
Di Lucas
Shona McCahon
David Mckenzie
Dr Diane Menzies
Tony Milne
Donald Miskell
Mary Monzingo
Jenny Moore
Sally Peake
Alan Petrie
Craig Pocock 
John Potter
Tim Porteous
Helen Preston Jones
Allan Rackham
Peter Rough
Rebecca Ryder
Dennis Scott 
Simon Swaffield
Mike Thomas
Nicole Thompson
Steve Thompson
William Thresher 
Alan Titchener
Robert Watson
Julia Williams
Alex Wilson
Jan Woodhouse

In Memoriam:
Charlie Challenger

Helmut Einhorn
Ron Flook
Robin Gay
Megan Wraight




The call for nomination for the Election of Fellows 2024 is now open. The closing date is 29 September, 2023.  The nomination form can be found here.

A call for Fellows is issued annually in August.