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Our membership is open to all with an interest in science and humanities
Membership Benefits​
  • Regular lectures on general and topical interest

  • Ordinary and retired members are entitled to borrowing privileges at University of Canterbury and Lincoln University Libraries

  • Through your subscription you are able to contribute towards the Branch travel and research awards. These are made to assist young scientists to present their results at conferences, and to scientists who have no access to institutional funding who are pursuing limited but well-defined research or study projects.


Ordinary: $45.00

Retired: $35.00

Student: $10.00*

Family Associate Member discount: No longer offered

Those joining as Ordinary or Retired members during the year may apply the following rebates to their subscription. Please adjust the amount on your application form appropriately.

Subscription charges

From the constitution our membership classes are:
‘Student Members shall be full-time students, or others approved by Council, entitled to all of the privileges of Ordinary Members.’
‘Retired Members shall be Members who are no longer in full time professional or business activities.’
‘Family Associate members shall be individuals residing at the same address as an Ordinary or Retired member.  They shall have all the privileges of ordinary members excepting that they do not receive a newsletter and other related correspondence.

Membership Application

Please download the PDF application, print and post.

Please send this application form to:
RSNZ Canterbury Branch,
P O Box 8558,

Either include your subscription or direct credit it to our bank account 02 0820 0601223 00.

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