Membership

Membership

Q: Do I get instant access?

Stripe, using a card gives you instant access. On-line bank payments are processed manually, allow up to a week.

Q: Can I pay for Conference and NZWCS Membership at the same time?

No. Conference is a Joint Venture with a separate bank account. We suggest that you have two Payees set up on internet banking NZWCS and NZWCS Conf. 

Q: What is the cost of membership?

Full Member  $60  From 1/1/2023 GST will be added to all fees
Student Membership  $30  (undergraduate)
Corporate Account  $240  (access for up to 20 staff)
Corporate Membership  uses a coupon system and is free for staff.
Commercial   $240  

 

Q: Should we enrol as a Full Member or as a Corporate Account?

Full Membership gives you the right to vote at the AGM.
If you have five staff or more then a Corporate Account is more cost effective.  You can apply for Corporate Account membership and then forward email to the Accounts Payable dept

Q: How do I get my membership number to receive discounts on Study Days, events and Conference?

Your membership number will automatically be on the emails you receive from NZWCS

Q: Is it an annual subscription?

Yes, anniversary will be your application date.

Q: Can I get an invoice with purchase order?

Yes, the membership application process includes space for Purchase Order Numbers. Forward the email/Invoice to your employer. Membership is activated once paid (you will receive an email when processed)

Q: How many emails will I get as a Full Member?

We only send targeted emails, for example a Study Day in your Area. Tissue Issue newsletter is sent 1st of every second month Feb/April/June/Aug/Oct. Please be sure to add This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to your address book so the newsletter doesn't go into spam. This newsletter, called Tissue Issue, has educational articles and keeps you up-to-date on pertinent NZ events.

 Q: I've forgotten to pay my membership and now I can't log in to renew, what do I do?

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. you have two options 

1. Ask to have your details deleted and start fresh.  This however will disadvantage you if applying for scholarships to attend conference or other courses and events.

2. Ask to have your subscription date temporarily altered so you can then log in and update your details and pay. Your renewal date will be back dated which gives you continuous membership.

 

Corporate Accounts

Q: Which person should be entered as the Corporate ACCOUNT?

We suggest the Education Co-ordinator of the organisation has the Corporate Account membership in their name. Please make the USER NAME your Organisation name.

Q: How many emails will I get as a Corporate Account?

Emails are sent to the Corporate Account holder (your employer) and this person disseminates the information to it’s NZWCS Corporate Members. Please be sure to add This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to your address book so the newsletter doesn't go into spam. The Tissue Issue is converted to a PDF friendly version and placed on the website under the member-only section for you to access, your Corporate Account holder forwards emails when appropriate or prints, depending on local needs.

Please select your area as being Nation Wide if you span across more than one area.

Q: How do staff log in for free?

Once you have registered, paid and approved, you will receive a Coupon Number to give to staff. This Coupon creates a zero balance owing.

 

Corporate Membership

Q: How do I change from Full Membership to Corporate Membership?

Log in as normal, under Membership select the tab “Apply for Membership” See the SIGN UP button in the Corporate Membership box (have your employers Corporate Coupon Code ready to enter so the fee shows as zero)