Membership is open to professional arborists and tree managers in private industry and local authorities, scientists, training organisations, students, and any person or group interested in amenity trees.
The Association is committed to a dynamic interaction of arboricultural professionals with a dedication to maintenance of the highest standards in amenity tree care.
NZ Arb welcomes new members at any time, and we have a number of different membership categories below that reflect our diverse membership.
Cornerstone Membership - By Invitation
Long-serving NZ Arb Members who are key supporters of the Association.
Membership is by invitation only.
Approved Contractor Membership - $950 (Excluding GST)
Arboricultural Contractors with Sustaining Membership and holding ACS accreditation with NZ Arb.
ACS accreditation by application only.
Corporate Categories - Including GST
4 - 6 Full Time Employees ($450) / 7 - 9 Full Time Employees ($600) / 10+ Full Time Employees ($750)
Industry Businesses, Local & Regional Authorities, Government Agencies, Tertiary Institutions.
Benefits can be accessed by the applicable number of full time employees.
Fee per branch.
lndividual Membership - $150 Including GST
Professional individuals who wish to hold membership with NZ Arb only.
Student Membership - $25 (First year free)
Approved students who wish to hold membership with NZ Arb only.
First year full-time students FREE, $25 for every year of study after the first.
Inactive / Supplier Membership - $50
Individuals who have no direct involvement with any form of commercial arboricultural activity, such as: retired arborists or people from related industries, and suppliers.
(Members' Section not available for this category)
Additional Professional ISA Membership - $176 (Students FREE)
An additional add on for your NZ Arb Membership, with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).
Join NZ Arb
To join NZ Arb, please complete the following online application.
NZ Arb membership benefits are numerous and cover a broad spectrum of professional and business needs.
Members are also able to attend national and regional events at a discounted rate, which encourage sharing of knowledge and professional development.
As a member of NZ Arb, you have the opportunity to provide and utilise resources necessary to foster professional, academic and scientific growth in the field of arboriculture as part of the Members' Section.
To learn more about the benefits, please visit Member Benefits
To discuss any membership details with the Association, please email the Membership Liaison by using the contact form via Contact Us
Who we are
NZ Arb is your voice of New Zealand arboriculture.
Our advocacy, how we work with Government departments, local Councils, industry and the wider arboricultural community to inform public debate, opinion, legislation and policy, enable us to respond quickly and with authority.