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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 complete the online form.


To join EDNZ as an individual member simply fill in the form below.

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