Membership Types & Prices

PRINZ offers different prices for different groups of members. Please identify the best option for you based on the following three options:


Notice to increase PRINZ Membership Subscriptions

An increase to PRINZ Membership Rates takes effect on 1 June 2017.

  • Rates for Individual Members (Associate/Member/Fellow, Affiliate, Overseas) will increase by $10
  • Rates for Group Members will increase by $20 per member
  • All Student memberships will be $40+GST
  • There is no change to the rates of Graduate, Retired and Life Members
PRINZ is a not-for-profit organisation and these changes are necessary to ensure the long-term sustainability of PRINZ.

Individual membership

Current membership period: 1 July - 30 June per annum. All memberships are pro-rata*.

Please note from 1 January 2017: To align all PRINZ membership types to the same membership period, PRINZ is changing the dates of the Individual Membership from ‘1 July – 30 June pa’ to ‘1 April - 31 March pa’. PRINZ is aligning all memberships to sit within this period.


Auckland & Wellington Regional
Associate
The standard membership for a full-time public relations practitioner or academic.

Member
Member status is achieved through gaining Accredited in Public Relations (APR) or by application to PRINZ Council.*
*See PRINZ Constitution for MPRINZ criteria.

Fellow
An elected group of experienced practitioners with significant experience and contribution to PRINZ. Each year the College considers those who have been Members for 10 years as candidates for induction.






$320+GST






$260+GST
Graduate
A membership for those who have recently completed a tertiary course in a relevant field and do not yet have one year's full time experience in public relations or communications management. Proof of tertiary study completion is required.


$150.00+GST


$150.00+GST
Affiliate
For those with a general interest in the industry, or undertaking voluntary work. Please apply stating your reason for joining.

$105+GST

$105+GST
Retired
For current members (of any designation) who wish to maintain membership in retirement.

$85+GST

$85+GST
Overseas
Available to residents outside New Zealand. Please apply stating your reason for joining.

$85 (no GST)

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Life
A membership designation recognising long service and significant PRINZ contribution.

Free

Free

*Members based outside of Auckland and Wellington, are considered as regional members.

**Please note from 1 January 2017: To align all PRINZ membership types to the same membership period, PRINZ is changing the dates of the Individual Membership from ‘1 July – 30 June pa’ to ‘1 April - 31 March pa’. PRINZ is aligning all memberships to sit within this period.**

Group membership

Membership period: 1 April to 31 March per annum.

Group membership is a simple, flexible and affordable membership option for four or more PR/CM professionals at an organisation. If you have a group of three or less professionals you will need to join as individuals. Group membership runs from 1 January to 31 December each year. Group members receive a discounted membership fee.

Learn more about group membership

Number of members Auckland and Wellington member Regional member
4-10 members $275+GST per member $225+GST per member
11-20 members $255+GST per member $210+GST per member
21+ members $235+GST per member $185+GST per member

Members based outside of Auckland and Wellington, are considered as regional members.

All memberships are pro-rata.*

Please note to align all PRINZ membership types to the same membership period, PRINZ is changing the dates of the Group Membership from ‘1 January - 31 December’ to ‘1 April - 31 March’.

Student membership

Membership period: 1 April - 31 March per annum.

Students can join PRINZ as individual members or as part of a group. A group membership discount is available for student groups with 10 or more members. Please email to register your student group.

Learn more about student membership


Individual
Group (10+)
Price
$85+GST
$40+GST per member
Pro-rata
Yes
No

*Pro-rata: Total fee reduced each month by proportionate amount. E.g. An individual student joining in January will only pay $42.50+GST for six months of membership.