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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. They pay the standard annual membership fee

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Retired

Members, who retire from the workforce but retain an interest in HR, and their membership with HRNZ, can become a Retired Member. Retired Members receive the same benefits as General Members however their fees are approximately around 25% of the standard annual membership fee.

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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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Student

Student Membership is offered to those students who are studying (full time or part time).

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

Am I eligible? Any Student with a valid Student ID as Proof of ID is all that is required. Fees are approximately 10% of the standard annual membership fee.

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Graduate

Making the move from tertiary education to working life. Maximise professional development and networking opportunities as you embark 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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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 CMHRINZ and can go on to become Chartered Fellows (CFHRINZ) and Distinguished Fellows (DistFHRINZ). Chartered Members pay the same membership fees as General Members.

Fellow

Chartered Fellow status may be granted to approved Chartered HRNZ members. It provides proof that the member has met the requirements of the ‘Competent’ level of the HRNZ HR Competencies, 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 CFHRINZ.

Chartered Fellow applications can only be submitted and received during set periods as advised by the HRNZ Board.

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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Membership fees for 2019/20

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

Type of MembershipFee (incl GST unless stated)

General & Chartered

$ 445.00

Graduate

$ 220.00

Student

$ 44.51

International

$ 191.30 ex GST
(Overseas address required)

Retired

$ 110.00