NZIIA Terms and conditions of membership

If you wish to become a member of the Institute, you agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions.

You will need to sign up as a member, pay your registration fees and renew your membership each year.

As a member you agree to abide by the NZIIA Constitution and the accompanying Code of Conduct that it sets out. https://nziia.org.nz/portals/285/documents/76/NZIIA_Constitution_2021.pdf

Yearly Payment

You agree to pay the membership fees in full for a period of 1 year. You will be invoiced annually upon the renewal date for your membership. You understand that you are able cancel your membership any time within the year of membership but that no refund will be provided.

Membership

Categories of Membership outlined in the Constitution

The members of the Institute are:

  1. Members as described in Rule 6.2
  2. Institutional members as described in Rule 6.3
  3. Corporate members as described in Rule 6.4
  4. Life members as described in Rule 6.5
  5. Affiliated members as described in Rule 9.2q

 

  1. Members will be persons who wish to be associated with the Institute. They may either be associated with a branch or the National Office if there is no local branch in their area. A member is entitled to receive notices and papers and be able to attend and speak, and each will have one vote at General Meetings. In the case of two or more members residing in the same household they shall be entitled to a Family membership where offered, and up to two members of a family membership will have the right to vote. A branch may include a membership category that may or may not be levied a fee.
  2. Institutional Members which support or promote the Institute may upon application become Institutional members. An Institution may include a diplomatic mission, a charitable organisation, or a tertiary education organisation. An Institutional member will act in good faith and mutual trust with the Institute to ensure the confidence and enhancement of the Institute for the mutual benefit of all members. An Institutional member is entitled to receive notices and papers and be able to attend and speak and have one vote at General Meetings.
  3. Corporate Members - A corporation or business which supports or promotes the Institute may upon application become a Corporate member. A Corporate member may include a private or commercial company, a government organisation, a tertiary education organisation, a consultancy firm or similar. A Corporate member will act in good faith and mutual trust with the Institute to ensure the confidence and enhancement of the Institute for the mutual benefit of all members. A Corporate member is entitled to receive notices and papers and be able to attend and speak and have one vote at General Meetings.
  4. Life Members - A person shall become a Life member of the Institute by nomination to and then recommendation of the Board to the AGM for approval. Life members become members of the National Office. A Life member shall have the same rights and obligations as all Individual members, and is exempt from paying any membership fees and is entitled to one vote at an General Meetings. Appointment will be restricted to those persons who, in the view of the Board, have made an exceptional contribution to the work of the Institute or to the formulation and execution of New Zealand foreign and trade policy, or to the promotion of New Zealand’s interests abroad.
  5. Affiliated members – the NZIIA Board may from time to time agree to affiliate with or join any other appropriate body and determine appropriate membership rights, provided that this conforms with Rule 2.1, is compatible with Rule 3, and an assurance has been given by the affiliate that the Institute’s name will not be used in any published or other communications without the permission of the Institute.

 

Process for Membership - Every application for membership of the Institute shall be received via the website or the relevant branch in accordance with this Constitution and every member of the Institute shall be required to be bound by this Constitution including the Code of Integrity and Conduct and any Regulations of the Institute. The Board may determine different rates of annual subscriptions for each category (or sub- category) of membership as it so desires except where branches determine their membership fees.

Duration of Membership - Membership of the Institute is annual and expires on 31st December each year. A subscription, where levied, must be paid by each member each year in order to have membership renewed.

Register of Membership - The Executive Director shall keep and maintain a Register in which shall be entered the full name, address, category of membership (and including the name of the member’s branch, if any). Each branch shall provide a list of their current members to the Executive Director by 31 March each year.

Resignation of Membership - A member not in default of any payments as specified in Rule 6.11 of the Constitution may resign as a member of the Institute by giving not less than thirty days’ notice to their branch or to the Executive Director of the Institute. Any member resigning from the Institute, or, for any other reason, ceasing to be a member shall not be entitled to any refund of any payments made.

Termination of Membership for failure to make payments:

  1. If a member fails to pay any subscription or levy or other sum of money whatsoever due by the member for a period of sixty days after it becomes due then the Board may, at any time while the sum remains unpaid, terminate the membership of that member;
  2. A member whose membership ceases in this manner shall remain liable to the Institute for all subscriptions, levies and other moneys whatsoever due prior to the termination of membership (including the subscription payable in respect of the period current at the date of such termination);
  3. A member whose membership is terminated pursuant to this Rule may be reinstated upon such terms as the Board may determine.

 

You agree that as a member you will be bound by the rules of the Constitution and must also comply with the Code of Integrity and Conduct outlined in Annex A of our Constitution (https://nziia.org.nz/portals/285/documents/76/NZIIA_Constitution_2021.pdf)

This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.

This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.

This Privacy Statement governs our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information through your use of our website and other online mediums and digital platforms (the ‘NZIIA Platforms’). This Privacy Statement has been prepared in accordance with our obligations and your rights set out in the Privacy Act 1993 (‘Privacy Act’). We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. We collect personal information from you, including information about your name, contact information, billing or purchase information. We collect your personal information in order to post copies of publications to you either electronically or physically. We do not share your information with any third parties unless they are undertaking direct work for us relating to our business. You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at nziia@vuw.ac.nz, or 04 4635356, or PO Box 600, Wellington 6140.

Membership

NZIIA membership is open to anyone interested in understanding the importance of global affairs to the political and economic well-being of New Zealand.