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Who can join?

IPANZ membership is open to anyone interested or engaged in the public sector e.g. people from local and central government, Crown agencies, universities, not-for profit organisations, consultancies and private sector firms that serve the public sector.

What are the benefits?

The benefits include:

  • Regular updates on and invites to our events and activities - in Wellington and Auckland
  • Networking opportunities - our events and activities provide a neutral and informal environment
  • The option of joining our related network - IPANZ New Professionals
  • The ability to nominated and enter the Public Sector Excellence Awards
  • Subscription to our quarterly journal, Public Sector, both hard copies and online versions
  • The opportunity to sponsor events and activities to help raise the profile of your organisation within the public sector
  • Access to resources - including presentations and articles

What types of membership are there?
IPANZ offers:

  • individual membership
  • corporate membership

Both include subscriptions to the IPANZ quarterly Public Sector journal. You can also subscribe to the Public Sector journal without becoming a member.


What are the costs?

Individual Membership:

  • For those earning over $60,000 per year: $175 + GST ($201.25)
  • For those earning under $60,000 per year: $80 +GST ($92)

Corporate Membership (excluding GST) are based on the number of employees:

  • Fewer than 100 employees - range $385 - $825
  • 100 - 1,000 employees - range $825 - $3,300
  • 1,000 - 3,500 employees - range $3,300 - $8,250
  • 3,500+ employees - please contact the IPANZ office to negotiate a suitable fee.

Public Sector journal subscription only:

  • hard copy and online access, four issues per year: $150 + GST ($172.50)
  • online access only, to one email address: $120 + GST ($138)
  • overseas subscription $220

Contact IPANZ on 04 463-6940 or for journal subscriptions.

The fine print

Prices are stated in NZ Dollars

IPANZ is a New Zealand registered organisation


How to join

To join as an individual, sign up online using the button below:


To join as an organisation – contact the IPANZ General Manager: or phone 04 463 6940