Membership

THERE ARE MANY REASONS TO JOIN

When you become a member of the GSNZ you will be joining the largest community of geoscientists in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our strength lies in our members and the diversity and experience they bring to our Society with their backgrounds in education, CRIs, local authorities and consultancies.
Through your membership you will have access to a network of international colleagues with a range of skills and knowledge to assist you in your career.

Publications

HUNDREDS OF PUBLICATIONS ON OFFER

The GSNZ supports and publishes a large range of geological books, field guides, maps, newsletters, and other resources specific to Aotearoa New Zealand geoscience. Many of these are available for free download, while others are available for purchase directly or indirectly from this website.

Our most popular book is the award-winning 'A Continent of the Move'. It is a beautifully-illustrated summary of the present knowledge of Aotearoa New Zealand geosciences with over 130 contributing authors.

A very popular resource is the Field Wallet, a pocket-sized quick reference tool for geoscience fieldwork.

Hochstetter Lecture

Phaedra Upton, GNS Science

Main lecture: "The interplay of mechanical properties and stress in controlling the tectonic and topographic evolution of dynamic landscapes”; supplementary lecture “The Southern Alps of New Zealand – a integrated picture of an evolving plate boundary"