Allan Mere Award for 1986:

Dr Henry Eamonn Connor (1922–2016)

Dr Henry Connor, who in 1986 was the first Allan Mere recipient.
Left: staff photo, 1968.
Right: photographed at his 90th birthday celebration, 9 Aug 2012.
Photos: © Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research.

“Dr Connor joined Botany Division in 1942 and gave 40 years of dedicated service, as trainee, scientist, assistant director and director. During his career, he advanced the reputation of the Division through publishing scientific research of the highest standard.”

Citation reproduced from the Allan Mere awards book.