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Everyone can become a Friend of Royal Society Te Apārangi. Join with us to support New Zealanders to explore, discover and share knowledge.

By becoming a Friend of Royal Society Te Apārangi, not only do you help the work we do supporting New Zealanders to explore, discover and share knowledge, you also get a range of benefits:

  • Invitations and early notifications of our events
  • Free or discounted tickets (at least 15% discount) for our events
  • Other occasional discounts and special offers (for example, discount offers on books from selected New Zealand publishers)
  • Information about Friends activities
  • Access to an online Friends Forum
  • Monthly Friends newsletter

Visit our online form to become a Friend now.


Friends pay an annual subscription of $30 (rebated to 50% for Friends who join during the second half of the subscription year).

Annual subscriptions (in New Zealand dollars) include GST. The subscription year runs from 1 July.

Friend or Member?

We welcome everyone to become a Friend, but if you are or have been involved in the knowledge, science, technology or humanities sectors, we encourage you to consider applying to become a Member instead.

Compare the benefits and annual subscriptions of Friend with different Member categories.

I want to become a Friend, what's next?

Great! Visit our online Friend sign up form to become a Friend today. Thank you for your support.

Need help?

Please contact membership@royalsociety.org.nz.