Benefits of membership

The value of membership of Governance New Zealand Inc. is a continual investment in your career. You will be kept up to date with the latest industry trends and legislative changes, and be provided with regular opportunities to meet and interact with like-minded individuals who form a valuable community of governance professionals and senior managers.

Why become a member of Governance New Zealand?

  • Belong to New Zealand’s only truly chartered governance organisation.
  • Access a global network

A chartered member of GNZ is also a member of the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) which is the most active global organisation in the promotion of good governance for the past 130 years. 

Working in 80 countries around the globe, you will have access to over 43,000 governance and risk management professionals.

    • Global recognition of your qualification as a Chartered Governance Professional

      GNZ is the only New Zealand provider of the chartered governance professional qualification, the gold standard of governance. 

      Distinguish yourself by obtaining this internationally recognised and internationally transferrable professional qualification, entitling you to use internationally recognised postnominals.

      • Global Passport

        A chartered member can add a passport to the world to their membership through the Global Passport. 

        This enables you to also be a member in one of our chartered global whanau CGI member countries and have access to member benefits in those countries.

        • Membership discounts on professional development courses and events

          Member discounts for training and professional development and events, and access to global and local information resources.

          • Discount fees to attend GNZ conference and events
          • Access to the GNZ exclusive buying group for pricing discounts
          • Access to the GNZ directory of suppliers
          • Pricing discounts to attend events hosted by our partners (Risk NZ)
          • Connections with local branches

            Join one of our branches to be part of a local whanau community, connecting with other professionals and attending local networking events.

            • Access members only content via the Membership Login portal and share your insights via the Members only LinkedIn page.

            Governance New Zealand offers several types of membership. Find out more.