Membership Options

    • Associate
    • $ 60 / year
      1 July to 30 June
    • Associate Membership is a great way to stay engaged and in touch with NZOIA and the outdoor industry. Any person or organisation may apply to join NZOIA as an Associate Member. If you have qualifications but they are 'on hold' you may step-down to associate membership.
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    • Full Membership
    • 1 July to 30 June - $220
      (Student & Leader Members - $160)
    • 1 Jan to 30 Jun - $110 *New Members only (Coupon: FY93899395)
    • Full Membership is for active outdoor leaders, instructors or guides who are committed to qualifications and enhancing the quality of outdoor instruction. You need to be a full member to apply for an NZOIA assessment.
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    • Affiliated
    • 1 July to 30 June
      Tier 1 - $600 (5-10 Staff)
      Tier 2 - $1000 (11-20 Staff)
      Tier 3 - $1500 (20+ Staff)
    • Affiliated membership is a low cost and flexible membership option for outdoor operators, offering guides and instructors access to NZOIA leader qualifications and membership benefits.
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    NZOIA Name and Logo Guidelines

    The NZOIA name and logos are trademarked. 

    NZOIA Standard Logo:

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    The standard NZOIA logo is only to be used by NZOIA and other members or organisations for the reference to, or marketing of NZOIA. 


    To promote yourself or your organisation as an NZOIA member or advertise that you are NZOIA qualified/registered or have NZOIA qualified/registered staff, please use the following logos and guidelines.


    You can:

    - say that you are a NZOIA member or are a NZOIA qualified instructor/guide/assessor if you are registered and use the applicable NZOIA logo

    - say that your staff are NZOIA members or are NZOIA qualified instructors/guides/assessors if they are registered and use the applicable logo next to their name

    - say that your organisation is an Affiliated Member of NZOIA if you have current Affiliated Membership and working towards qualifying your staff

    You may not:

    - modify the logo in any way other than changing the size. The wording must still be readable.

    - use the name or logo if you're not a Full Member (with valid registered and revalidated qualifications), or do not employ NZOIA registered staff, or are not an Affiliated Member.

    - give the impression that you or your employees are qualified when you do not hold current qualifications/registration

    - advertise yourself as NZOIA qualified/registered if your qualification has expired or is on hold


    NZOIA Registered Instructor / NZOIA Registered Guide:

    NZOIA Registered Instructor Logo  NZOIA Registered Guide Logo 

    Only current NZOIA members (with valid registered and revalidated qualifications) are entitled to describe themselves as a NZOIA qualified/registered Instructor or Guide. They can use the NZOIA Registered Instructor/Guide logo as per the guidelines above. Organisations whose instructing/guiding staff have valid registered and revalidated NZOIA qualifications may also use the NZOIA Registered Instructor/Guide logo next to individual staff names as per the guidelines.


    NZOIA Registered Assessor

    NZOIA Registered Assessor Logo

    Only current NZOIA Registered Assessors may use the above logo as per the guidelines above.


    NZOIA Affiliated Member:

    NZOIA Affiliated Member Logo

    Only current Affiliated Members who have NZOIA qualified staff or are working towards this may say they are a NZOIA Affiliated Member and use the NZOIA Affiliated logo as per the guidelines above.


    NZOIA Associate Member:

    NZOIA Associate Member Logo

     Only current Associate Members may use the above logo as per the guidelines above.


    Please let us know of people who promote themselves as NZOIA members or NZOIA qualified when they're not. We will follow up with them


    Website Use

    Where the NZOIA logo is to be used on a member’s website, the member will provide a 'link' to the NZOIA website (, either directly from the NZOIA logo on the member’s website, or from a links list on the member’s website.

    We encourage Full Members with valid (registered and revalidated) qualifications to use the name and logo for promotional purposes. The logo can be downloaded by clicking on the applicable logo above. Please ensure the NZOIA logo you use is current.

    If you're unsure about how to use the name or logo in your particular situation, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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    More Information:

    About NZOIA 

    Membership and Registration Terms and Conditions

    Code of Ethical Practice

    - Use of the NZOIA logo

    - Support to members in a crisis


    Honorary Life Membership

    An Honorary Member personifies the best combination of an excellent instructor, a high achieving personal performer, and an outstanding contributor to the work and promotion of NZOIA.

    Our current Honorary Members are Ray Button, Jill Dalton, Grant Davidson, John Entwisle, Jo Straker, Mick Hopkinson, Matthew Cant and Andy Thompson.


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