Registration Committee Services

  • Management of the NZIF Registration Scheme
  • Registration certification and 5 year review
  • Assess complaints with respect of members.
  • Accreditation of training

Member Services

  • Communications
  • Weekly newsletter
  • Linkage to other forestry orientated communication (eg NZJFS)
  • NZIF Journal
  • NZIF recognition as professional forestry agency to be consulted by government.
  • Provision of forest policy guidance.
  • Media releases on key forestry issues or to dispell myths.
  • Annual General Meeting and Annual Report to Members.
  • Council meeting minutes
  • Salary Survey


  • Continued education (CPD hours via Zoom meetings, Webinars, Conference, or sponsored courses).
  • Continued Professional Development record storage for all members
  • NZIF Shop for CPD webinars (T&C's apply)
  • Working groups - connect with members with specific skills
  • NZIF Foundation awards and scholorships
  • Access to the NZIF Member directory
  • Discounted access to NZIF conferences
  • NZIF career centre where foresters could put up their CV for consideration by other members?
  • Grants to Local Sections
  • Mentor program?

Membership Growth and Development

  • Tiered membership
  • Future Foresters for foresters in training.
  • Mentorship
  • Job Vacancies


  • Member savings (negotiated special rates)
  • Banking services
  • Insurance
  • Service discounts
  • Product discounts