Terms & conditions

New Zealand Antarctic Society terms and conditions

Legal name and contact information

New Zealand Antarctic Society Inc.
International Antarctic Centre
Private Bag 4745,
Christchurch 8140

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.antarcticsociety.org.nz

NZ charity number: CC27118

Description of goods/ services

The New Zealand Antarctic Society connects Antarcticans throughout New Zealand and around the world. The Society brings people interested in the Antarctic region together to share their knowledge with others, to foster interest in the region, to seek and support the protection of the Antarctic environment, and to promote New Zealand’s interests. The Society is governed nationally by an elected council and regionally through elected branch committees.

For more information on the Society, please read the New Zealand Antarctic Society’s Constitution.

Data protection

The Society aims to preserve the confidentiality of all personal information it holds in accordance with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993. The Society does not share personal information with third parties.

Credit Card information security policy

The New Zealand Antarctic Society uses Stripe for its online credit card transactions. Stripe processes online credit card transactions securely for thousands of merchants globally, providing a safe and secure online payment service.

  • Payments are processed in real time
  • The Society does not have access to your full card number; your credit card payment is secured by Stripe
  • Stripe have bank grade security. All transaction details are stored in their PCI-DSS compliant Data Centre
  • For more information on Stripe visit https://stripe.com/


All memberships, donations and shop items are in New Zealand dollars (NZD).


Membership is for one year only from the date of joining unless a recurring membership has been specified, in which case your membership will be charged on the anniversary of your joining. An email notice will be sent before your credit card is debited, and a receipt will be sent each year.

An individual holding New Zealand membership to the Society assumes voting rights within the Society. Institutions (libraries, universities and organisations) and Schools are classified as subscribers and do not have voting rights.


For New Zealand taxpayers, donations of NZD5.00 or more are eligible for a Tax Credit from the New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.


Antarctic magazine subscriptions

Subscriptions to Antarctic magazine or the Antarctic magazine archive are for one year only from the subscription join date unless a recurring subscription has been specified, in which case your subscription will be charged on the anniversary of your join date. An email notice will be sent before your credit card is debited, and a receipt will be sent each year.


All prices are in NZD and include New Zealand GST. Postage and packaging costs are additional. If the items are delivered outside New Zealand, items are zero rated for NZ GST and GST will not be charged (but may be subject to local taxes and/or duties).

Delivery policy

When you place your order, make a donation or become a member or subscriber, an email notification and receipt will be sent to you advising that your payment was successful.

Cancellation/ refunds and disputes policy

Once an order has been placed you cannot cancel it. Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Society. By submitting your order/payment you agree to these terms and conditions.


The website has been designed to automatically issue a cookie to visitors. This is used to provide information to enable the Society to analyse overall visitor activities on the website and to improve the site to offer a better visitor experience.  The Society does not use cookies to collect any personally identifiable information. You may manually disable cookies at any time. This will not affect your ability to view this website.

External web links

Links from this website to other websites are provided for the convenience of users and do not constitute any endorsement or authorisation by the Society. The Society is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.


The material available on this website is subject to copyright. That copyright is either held by the New Zealand Antarctic Society or by a third party which has given permission for the material to be reproduced on this website. Unless clearly stated otherwise, permission to reproduce any material on this website for any purpose must be obtained from the copyright holder.

Copyright takedown notice

Where the copyright in any material belongs to a third party reasonable effort has been taken to identify the copyright owner. If you are the owner of copyright material which you believe is available on this website in a way that constitutes an infringement of that copyright, or a breach of an agreed license or contract, please notify us at  [email protected]


The Society disclaims and excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demand or damages of any kind whatsoever (including for negligence) arising out of or in connection with the use of either this website or the information, content or materials included on this site or on any website to which it is linked.

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