The heart and strength of NZAA is its members.

Our members help guide NZAA projects, events and activities, and assist in developing useful links.

Your membership of the NZAA supports our mission of developing friendships and cross-cultural connections.

Membership benefits:

  • A New Zealand American Association friendship pin.

  • Monthly networking meeting at Old Bailey in Wellington CBD.

  • Invitation to special events hosted by U.S. Embassy. 

  • Invitation to gatherings for special days of celebration including: 

  • ANZAC Day,

  • Memorial Day,

  • 4th July Independence Day

  • Thanksgiving Day 

  • Invitation to lectures featuring distinguished guests from the United States.

  • The opportunity to meet newcomers to New Zealand.

  • An opportunity to meet U.S. Embassy officials and staff in informal settings.

  • Opportunities to participate in programmes featuring cultural, artistic and scientific exchanges between our two countries.

  • The Association provides scholarships and grants for New Zealanders in academic and cultural programmes in the United States.

  • Members receive preferential access & discounts on the cost of admission to NZAA-sponsored programmes and events offered to the public.


Your involvement in the Association helps make the work of members possible. 

Your membership funds the costs of organizing networking and exchanges.

Your active involvement in the Association provides you an opportunity to engage in planning upcoming programmes.


We invite you to join our Association and participate in our activities.  

To join the Association please use the NZAA Membership Form PDF or follow this link.

REMINDER - Annual memberships are valid from 1 July to the following 1 July.  Please take the time to either make your payment online or mail in - please see NZAA MEMBERSHIP FORM (above) and update your personal information so that we have accurate records.  

Membership Fees

Family: $50.00

Individual: $30.00

Student: $10.00

Payment can be made online to:


To: NZAA     From: Your Name

Thank you!

PAYMENT: Please transfer $ to our Westpac acct : 03-0502-0067504-00

OR send a cheque made to: The New Zealand American Association (Inc.), Membership, P.O. Box 2957, Wellington 6140.