Graduate membership is for those who have completed a fully NZPI accredited qualification. It is the first step towards becoming a Full Membership Planner.
Please view our Tertiary Study page to check the accreditation status of your degree/s.
Once a Graduate has gained two years’ work experience in Planning, they will transition to Intermediate membership.
Graduate members use the designation Grad.NZPI.
See Benefits of Membership for more.
You are eligible to apply for Graduate Membership if:
NOTE: If you are currently a student member, once you have officially graduated, all you need to do is complete the Officially Graduated form and we will update your status accordingly (you don't need to complete a graduate application).
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All Graduate members will be required to undertake Continuing Professional Development in order to maintain their membership status.
Graduate members will be asked to complete 15 credits of CPD per annum.
For further information regarding CPD requirements for Graduate members see below.
The annual membership fee is $225. (inc GST)
Payment is not required at the time of application, an invoice will be sent if your application is approved. NZPIs financial year is from January to December. Those who join during the year will be invoiced on a pro-rata basis (covering from the month joined to December).
An annual invoice will be sent out in mid-January.
The NZPI Constitution is the Foundation Document of NZPI and Provides the Governance Framework for all NZPI Activities.
The Constitution is supplemented by the NZPI Regulations. Both documents are current and have been the subject of review and amendments in the past 12 months.
If you were previously a member of NZPI you do not need to reapply, please see our rejoin/change membership page.