Membership

The New Zealand Poetry Society (NZPS) was established in 1973 with the goal of advancing education by promoting, developing, and supporting poets and poetry in New Zealand.

We do this through:

NZPS also hosts Haiku NZ on the New Zealand Poetry Society website.

Our work is only possible thanks to the support of our members.

Membership options

  • $30 for basic membership — the quarterly magazine, a fine line, will be sent to you by email.
  • $15 for student membership — for full-time students; the quarterly magazine, a fine line, will be sent to you by email.
  • $60 for postal membership — a printed copy of the quarterly magazine, a fine line, will be posted to you; within New Zealand only.
  • $45 for joint membership (at the same physical address and different email addresses).
  • $60 for schools and libraries — one printed copy of the quarterly magazine, a fine line, will be posted to you.
  • $60 for established poetry groups, with membership criteria (e.g. not open mic venues or casual groups) — one copy of the quarterly magazine, a fine line, will be emailed to the named representative of the Group for distribution to regular and recognised members of the Group.

How to become a member or renew your membership

Enter your details in the form below or download a membership form.

 

How to pay

Pay by post or bank deposit

  • If paying by internet banking:
    • deposit payment to account number: 06-0501-082337110.
    • Remember to put the name of the member (the same as you have entered on the form) and the word “membership” in the reference fields.
  • If paying by cheque, bank cheque or postal order post the form and payment to PO Box 5283, Lambton Quay, Wellington 6145.

Pay by Paypal


Ongoing basic membership at $30 per year


Ongoing student membership at $15 per year


Ongoing postal and school/library/poetry group membership at $60 per year


Ongoing joint membership at $45 per year


One-off basic membership at $30 per year


One-off student membership at $15 per year


One-off postal and school/library/poetry group membership at $60 per year


One-off joint membership at $45 per year


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