Become part of an active community committed to keeping the Antarctic spirit alive

New Zealand-based,
international membership offer

Since 1933 members have been enjoying the unique benefits of New Zealand Antarctic Society membership.
Members are part of a group who are interested in the Antarctic region, and can be found throughout New Zealand and the world. Members have opportunities to share their knowledge with others and are committed to supporting the protection of the Antarctic environment and the human story of exploration and science.

Membership fees (per annum)

Adult: $75.00
Student: $40.00
Family: $85.00
Unwaged: $40.00
New Zealand School: $135.00
New Zealand based insitution: $180.00

Membership is open to all. Please note the currency is NZD and international members pay an additional $20.00 to assist with postage.

For NZ based Institutions or Schools wishing to join please contact [email protected]

Annual Membership

An annual membership connects you with a worldwide Antarctic community. Join today and experience the benefits of Antarctic Society membership.

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Benefits of becoming a member

Part of an international community

Be part of one of the longest running Antarctic societies in the world and experience the community that many Antarcticans have enjoyed since 1933.

Events programme connects Antarcticans

With three branches throughout New Zealand, a full events calendar gives members opportunities to connect with other Antarcticans.

Volunteer opportunities in Antarctica

Thanks to a partnership with Antarctica New Zealand, members can apply for volunteer roles over the summer at New Zealand’s Scott Base.

The only quarterly Antarctic publication in the world

Members receive a free subscription to Antarctic, the Society’s flagship magazine. Full of Antarctic news from around the world.

Access to 60 years of Antarctic history online

Members enjoy access to the online Antarctic magazine archive which encompasses sixty years of news and stories from the frozen continent.

Discounted books published by the Society

Members receive a 10% discount on the Society’s books and other Antarctic related items. These make great gifts for others, and for yourself.