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EDNZ offers an affordable individual membership for anyone interested in, or practicing economic development.

Benefits of membership include 

  • An ongoing, comprehensive and stepped series of professional development opportunities (online and face to face) that would enable professional certification that is recognized and valued by employers

  • A jobs board that enables members to immediately identify job opportunities within ED around the country

  • Free subscription to the Mahi Tahi Journal

  • Networking opportunities at a regional  national level

  • The latest news and events within ED nationally and internationally

  • The opportunity to have input into EDNZ submissions on matters of national importance to economic development

  • An annual conference with a bespoke designed stream of seminars that reflect the issues and preoccupations of individual practitioners

  • Regular newsletters

  • A national peak body that advocates and speaks with authority on behalf of the interests of practitioners.

  • A right to one vote in any ballot undertaken by EDNZ

  • Ability to nominate yourself or others for an EDNZ award

  • Eligibility to become a ‘Fellow’ of the organisation subject to meeting all criteria

  • Use of post nominals – M.EDNZ or F.EDNZ

  • Discounted Professional Development fees

  • A recognised commitment to a code of ethics

Due to Covid 19 The individual membership fee has been reduced to $220 for the ensuing 12 months, effective 14 July 2020. To join simply scroll down and create an account.


To join EDNZ as an individual member follow this link