Membership Categories

The membership categories offered by NZIPIM are outlined below. For more infomation please contact or 04 939 9134


To become a Member a person must a minimum academic qualification and have been employed as a Primary Industry Professional for three continuous years. Your application needs to be supported by referees and accepted by the NZIPIM Board.

Associate Member

For individuals who have a professional interest and/or provide services to the primary industry who don't fulfil the 'Member' category.

Student Member

For full-time students within approved courses of study in a New Zealand based university or polytechnic. If you find employment as a rural professional immediately after you graduate, you can receive free membership as an Associate Member for up to one year after the date you completed your studies by completing this form.

Registered Member

For Members seeking greater recognition by their peer group for their expertise within the primary industry. Applicants seeking registration must be a Member and successfully complete NZIPIM's registration process. To apply for registration please contact NZIPIM.

For a graphical representation of the membership structure click here