The New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF) extends membership to individuals studying, working in, or with an interest in forestry. We offer various membership categories tailored to match members’ level of involvement in the industry, including Student, Graduate, Associate, Registered, Retired, and Honorary statuses. Exceptional contributions to the profession may result in the prestigious title of Fellow.

Membership with NZIF brings numerous benefits:

  • Engaging in the exchange of ideas and information with fellow members.
  • Professional recognition from peers within the industry and the wider public.
  • Access to information and a platform to voice opinions on forestry-related issues.
  • Opportunities and incentives for ongoing professional development.
  • Staying informed about forestry trends through NZIF publications and communications, such as our weekly email newsletter and the New Zealand Journal of Forestry.
  • Building industry networks by connecting with other members.
  • Participating in NZIF Local Section events and the annual NZIF Conference.