Forest and Bird Membership
By joining Forest and Bird you will become a member of New Zealand’s leading independent conservation organisation. As a non-profit and non-government organisation Forest and Bird depends on membership subscriptions, donations and bequests. It is your support and generosity that enables Forest and Bird to continue working for our environment.
As a member of Forest and Bird you will:
- Gain satisfaction from the knowledge that you are contributing to the conservation and protection of New Zealand’s native wildlife and wild places.
- Receive the Forest & Bird magazine – four full colour issues a year, delivered to your mailbox.
- Receive regular issues of Conservation News containing the latest in environmental news.
- Have the opportunity to participate to the level you desire, in a large, successful, grassroots conservation group.
- Be informed by your local branch of trips, walks and conservation projects in your area.
- Stay at Forest and Bird’s reasonably priced lodges around the country.
Categories and Prices
All membership subscriptions are for one year from the time you join, except the ‘Life’ membership, which is for the member’s lifetime. A standard Forest and Bird membership is for New Zealand residents and consists of:
- Four issues of Forest & Bird per year – our high quality natural history and conservation magazine.
- Four issues of Conservation News per year – our newsletter containing the latest in environmental news.
- Notification from your local branch of trips, walks and conservation projects in your area.
- Access to Forest and Bird’s accommodation around the country.
Members can join now at the current rates.
New Membership Fees
Category Annual fee
Adult (single or family) $57
Senior (single or family over 65) $45
Student (single) $45
Group (library, school or other group) $57
Extra magazines $24 for 4
Corporate Silver $500
Corporate Gold $1000
Life Member (one-off fee) $1500
Kiwi Conservation Club
Junior (single or family – 1 magazine) $19
Junior Group (30 magazines) $74
Extra KCC magazines for $5 each
memberships (excl overseas)
Family memberships: Adult, Senior and Junior memberships may be family memberships at no additional cost. Additional family members in the household can be named on the membership.
Membership brochures and back issues of the magazine
If you would like membership brochures or past copies of the Forest & Bird or Kiwi Conservation Club magazines to give out at events, please contact email@example.com or 0800 200 064.