Membership Benefits


Members are awarded accredited postnominals at each Affiliate, Associate and Fellow membership level. Chartered Governance Institute postnominals boost your professional profile and provide international recognition of your governance and risk management skills.

Graduates from the International Chartered Governance Programme are also eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI)


Expand your professional community and connect with your peers at our networking events. Or enhance your professional development and keep up to date by attending our Lunch & Learns, held the second Tuesday of every month, masterclasses, courses and conferences. You will takeaway key information and learnings from some of the best subject matter experts in New Zealand.

Members are also encouraged to become involved with the Governance Institute New Zealand through the national AGM.


As an independent voice on governance, we are an active participant in the reform process. We engage with government on proposed legislative and regulatory reform and the bodies to which it refers inquiries, and also with the media, to ensure that our members' views are widely disseminated.

Career Opportunities

Once you are a member, you will receive alerts when a new opportunity is posted or contact us to advertise a governance role with your company.


Unlock a wealth of information to ensure your skills are always at the forefront of excellence. Membership gives you access to:

  • Fortnightly digital news
  • Resource Centre to access Good Governance Guides and Useful Practitioner Documents in the Membership Area
  • GNZ Quarterly technical briefings
  • Thought Leadership Reports
  • International reports and surveys

Discounts and Rewards

Download our Membership Benefit App and receive daily discounts with some of New Zealand's largest retailers.

Enjoy discounts on all of our professional development events, Effective Directors Programme, Short courses and postgraduate education.

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