Membership Classes

The constitution allows several types of membership.

  • Ordinary Member – applicants must be involved in, or have an interest in the philosophy, science or practice of resource management.
  • Corporate member – available to commercial enterprises with involvement in natural resource management.
  • Retired Member – any member who is retired but retains an interest in the philosophy, science or practice of resource management.
  • Honorary member – elected by members and conferred as a result of outstanding service given to the field of natural resource management.


  • Are part of a recognised professional Association with objectives tied to natural resource management and land management in particular
  • Network with others involved in natural resource management, gaining advantages in information sharing and understanding
  • Receive ‘Broadsheet’, a four-monthly newsletter. Contributions on a range of topics keep them up-to-date with the Association’s activities
  • Participate in the National Annual Conference and regular regional workshops, which address natural resource management issues in a practical, direct and relevant way
  • Participate in training programmes focusing on their professional needs
  • Qualify for the nationally recognised Certificate of Proficiency, Resource Management
  • Receive support on matters affecting their professional interest
  • Access various study grants such as the McCaskill Award
  • Enjoy links with other relevant associations and societies for information and combined events

How to join & what it costs

Per annum Paid 1st April –
1 July
Paid after
1st July
Ordinary and Corporate Members $100 $70 $100
Retired Members $20 $20 $20

Although the full membership fee applies irrespective of joining date throughout the year, any new members joining after 1 January in any year who pay $70 within 2 months of being accepted, will have that payment credited as their annual membership fee for the next year.

To join NZARM: download the Membership application form (pdf below), fill it in and either scan and attach to an email and send to  or post to:

Julia Crossman,
New Zealand Association of Resource Management,
PO Box 4315, Hamilton East,

Application form for NZARM certification  PDF file (updated 6 Sept 2013)
Application form for NZARM certification Word document(updated 6 Sept 2013)

NZARM membership form PDF file