Become a Member

New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) membership is open to anyone studying, working in or with an interest in forestry.

We offer different classes of membership aimed at matching members’ level of involvement in the industry: Student, Graduate, Associate, Registered, Retired and Honorary. Excellence in the profession may be acknowledged by election as a Fellow.

Membership benefits

  • Ability to exchange ideas and information with other members
  • Professional recognition from others in the industry and the public
  • Information about, and a public voice on, issues concerning the forestry industry
  • Opportunities and incentives to continue professional development
  • Keeping up with forestry trends through NZIF publications and communications, such our weekly email newsletter and New Zealand Journal of Forestry
  • Opportunities to build industry networks among other members
  • Opportunities to attend and participate in NZIF Local Section events and the annual NZIF Conference.