Geological Society of New Zealand

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Become A Member

There are many reasons to join the Geoscience Society

  • tap a useful network of contacts and support
  • receive a thrice-yearly newsletter and emailed news flashes
  • the annual conference is the premier gathering of NZ geologists
  • local branches arrange regular lectures, field trips and social functions
  • become involved in advocacy issues at the national or local level
  • our annual awards celebrate achievements
  • specialist subcommittees (including Historical Studies, Geoeducation, Geopreservatrion)
  • be eligible for discounts at the Annual Conference, and for student travel grants

Current membership rates in NZ dollars are:

  • GSNZ Full Member: $80.00
  • GSNZ Libraries & Institutions Member: $80.00
  • GSNZ Retired Members: $45.00
  • GSNZ Student member: $35.00

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Current Members
Subscriptions to the Society are due on 1 April each year. You can check your membership status and any outstanding subs here. If the balance shows 0 there is no need to pay now although you can make a donation at any time. You can also change your address if this is not up to date. You will be sent a reminder for the new year's subscription in March/April.
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Late fees: For current members paying after 31 July each year, a $10 penalty fee is added to full member and library fees and a $5 penalty is added to retired and students fees. There is no penalty for new members who are able to join at any time of the year. If a person joins in January, February or March in a year they get the membership through to the following year.