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FULL MEMBERSHIP

$85 (1 July - 30 June)

Open to anyone with an interest in garden design.

 

Note : Our financial year is from July to June. Renewal invoices are emailed to all members mid-July with payment due one month later. 

If you join after December 31, we have a pro rata membership which will carry your membership to June 30.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES PLEASE EMAIL our membership manager membership@gardendesignsociety.org.nz

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STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

$30 (1 July - 30 June)

Open to anyone who is currently enrolled in a course of study at a Tertiary Education provider (full or part time), recognised by the Ministry of Education (MoE) or NZ Qualification Authority (NZQA).

If you join after December 31, we have a pro rata membership which will carry your membership to June 30.

We will consider you to be a student for a maximum of 2 years without further proof of study. If your program of study is longer than 2 years we will check in with you to confirm that you are still studying. 

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ACCREDITED MEMBER

$150 (1 July - 30 June)

Requirements (downloadable PDF)

Application Form (word doc)

2024 Dates:

- Info evening 16 April '24

- Mentoring evenings - June and July 2024 (dates TBC)

- Portfolios due 0ctober (TBC)

- Interviews November (TBC)

Requirements include:

- Meet qualification criteria

- Prepare portfolio

- Attend an interview

Contact Margaret Lenehan for more info via email on: info@gardendesignsociety.org.nz

PAID MEMBERSHIP FORM

Why should you join GDSNZ?

Joining GDSNZ opens the door to a fantastic range of opportunities not normally available to the general public:

  • Participation in GDSNZ events – visits, talks, lectures, workshops, masterclasses etc

  • Financial GDSNZ members usually get priority over non-financial members

  • Early notification and often either discounted or free entry to industry events and trade shows

  • Discounted or free entry to workshops, seminars and other events organised by GDSNZ

  • Continuing professional development through workshops and seminars

  • Regular informative electronic newsletters

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Become a friend of the GDSNZ

Free

Receive news, info and access to events at non-member rates. 

MEMBERS AREA SECTION
ACCREDITED MEMBERSHIP

What is Required to become and Accredited Member?

Accredited membership of GDSNZ recognises the professionalism of your qualifications and practice. It will provide you with the benefits of belonging to a professional organisation.

When you are accredited you will be able to use the letters ProfAccredGDSNZ after your name. You will also be able to have a presence on the GDSNZ website with samples of your work and links to your own website. In addition there are extra benefits an accredited member has in priority attendance at workshops, seminars etc.

For more information please read the following Requirements Document and download the GDSNZ Application Application Form if interested. Portfolios usually due in October and interviews are November.

Requirements Document

GDSNZ Accreditation Application Form

For any questions please get in touch with Margaret Lenehan, Secretary to the Accreditation Board on: 

info@gardendesignsociety.org.nz

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