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Membership Types

Membership fees

The fees cover you for 1 year (12 months) from the date of payment for your application or from your renewal date. Fees are set on 1 April each year.

Type of MembershipFee (incl GST unless stated)
General & Chartered$ 445.00
Graduate$ 220.00   
(Proof of graduation date and qualification must be submitted with your application)
Student$ 44.51    
(You must be enrolled in a tertiary course and be studying full time. We require proof of your study status. Please provide HRNZ with official documentation that clearly shows your status as a full-time student for the current year)
Part Time Student$ 220.00   
(You must be enrolled in a tertiary course and be studying part time and working part time. We require proof of your study status. Please provide HRNZ with official documentation that clearly shows your status as a part-time student for the current year)
International$ 191.30 ex GST    
(Overseas address required)
Retired$ 110.00
Parental Leave$ 110.00
Organisation Package$ By enquiry   
(HRNZ's Organisation Membership package is available for teams of 3 or more people)

We have a membership type for whatever stage you’re at in your career.

General Member

Most members fall into this category. General Members are usually people who spend most of their time doing HR work, or teaching/researching HR. They're usually practitioners or academics and can be at any level in their career. This category is for members working full time or part time (but not studying) with the standard annual membership fee applying.

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Student

Student Membership is offered to those students who are in full time study only.

The education, learning, development and networking opportunities offered by HRNZ will add value by building your professional skills and knowledge.

Am I eligible?

  • You must be enrolled in a tertiary course and be studying full time. For Full-time study definition refer to Studylink.
  • We require proof of your study status. Please provide HRNZ with official documentation that clearly shows your status as a full-time student for the current year (Confirmation of Enrolment letter).

Fees are approximately 10% of the standard annual membership fee.

Click here to learn more about HRNZ's student offering.

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Part Time Student

Studying Part time. This option is designed for members who are studying part time and working less than full time.

Am I eligible?

  • You must be enrolled in a tertiary course and be studying part time.  
  • We require proof of your study status. Please provide HRNZ with official documentation that clearly shows your status as a part-time student for the current year.

Fees are approximately 50% of the standard annual membership fee.

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Graduate

Making the move from full time tertiary education to working life. Maximise professional development and networking opportunities as you embark or build on your HR career.

Am I eligible? Graduate Membership is for a maximum two-year period immediately following graduation. Proof of graduation date and qualification must be submitted with your application.

Fees are approximately 50% of the standard annual membership fee.

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International

HRNZ Members resident in another country with an overseas address. They pay a reduced fee, (Fees are approximately 50% of the standard annual membership fee.) but with no GST applicable.

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Parental Leave

Members who renew their membership, whilst on Parental Leave, may apply to change to Parental Leave Membership. This allows you to maintain your HRNZ Membership (and access all the membership benefits) at a significantly reduced fee whilst on parental leave.

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Retired

Members, who have reached retirement age and have retired or semi-retired from the workforce may be eligible for our Retired Member rate.  Please contact our membership team to discuss your eligibility. 

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Not an HR Professional? 

You don’t need to be an HR Professional to join HRNZ.

Our events, PD and resources are relevant to anyone working with people. You may be managing people, but aren’t necessarily in an HR department or doing HR work, or are a business owner or manager employing people.

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Accredited Professional

The Accredited Professional Member accreditation is available to early career HR professional members.  This accreditation confirms to prospective Employers that a member has completed education and training in human resource management, has commenced a career in HR and has committed to a process of continuing professional development. Accredited Professional Members are recognised by the post-nominal APHRNZ.

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Chartered

These are people who started as General Members and have completed the Chartered application process to become recognised as being professionally competent by their peers. They have a post-nominal of CMHRNZ and can go on to become Chartered Fellows (CFHRNZ) and Distinguished Fellows (DistFHRNZ). Chartered Members pay the same membership fees as General Members.

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Fellow

Chartered Fellow status may be granted to approved Chartered HRNZ members. It provides proof that the member has met the requirements of the HRNZ HR Capability Framework, are recognised by their peers as senior HR practitioners who are highly skilled and knowledgeable.

HRNZ members who meet the criteria for Chartered Fellow must demonstrate that they have given outstanding service to their organisation(s), the HR profession or have brought distinction to it over and above others working under the same conditions and environment. Chartered Fellows are recognised by the post-nominal CFHRNZ.

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Organisation Package

HRNZ's Organisation Membership package is available for teams of 3 or more people. A key benefit is the ability to transfer membership when staff members leave or change roles. Fees are as follows and are set 1 April each year.  For more information please contact Membership via email membership@hrnz.org.nz

Number of people in GroupAnnual Membership Fee (excl GST)
3$1,110.00
4$1,480.00
5$1,799.00
6$2,139.00
7$2,479.00
8$2,819.00
9$3,159.00
10$3,499.00
11$3.859.00
12$4,219.00
13$4,579.00
14$4,939.00
15 $5,299.00
16 +Please enquire

 

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Not yet ready to become an HRNZ financial member?

Our non-members now have the option to create an account. This feature enables a more streamlined and personalised experience for anyone who interacts with our website and for communications.

With a non-member account, you’ll be able to:

  • Subscribe to our mailing lists 
  • Save your details for event tickets purchases
  • Update your contact details autonomously
  • Select your preferred Domains of Knowledge (HR areas) to receive personalised website content

Sign up as a Non-member

Please note, non-members will not have access to HRNZ’s exclusive benefits and offerings that are designed for members only. If you would like exclusive access, join as an HRNZ member.

If you already have a non-member account and wish to become an HRNZ financial member, please contact HRNZ at [email protected].