The benefits of membership are:

  • Networking opportunities and professional fellowship with other members of the food community
  • Access to our private Facebook group: enjoy contact, collaboration, discussion, oppportunity and advice with other members
  • Regular invitations to member events including social, networking, food education and professional development sessions
  • Receive our bi-monthly online newsletter ‘Digest” and have the opportunity to contribute
  • Enter our annual NZ Food Media Awards
  • Attend our annual Conference
  • An opportunity to give back to the food and food communicator community

Types of Memberships

Professional Members

This category is for anyone who is professionally engaged in communicating about food. Only professional members have voting rights
at our Annual General Meeting (held in October).

Professional Member Subscription including GST $120.00
(plus a one-off joining fee of $30.00)

Corporate Members

Open to companies and corporate bodies with an interest in furthering food writing and its associated forms. Membership provides access to food writers throughout New Zealand, the opportunity to introduce new products and ideas, and to meet members at various functions organised by the Executive or sponsors.

Corporate Membership Subscription:
Large corporate: $350 + GST
Small corporate (10 employees or less): $170 + GST

Corporate Member Opportunities

We offer our Corporate members promotional opportunities. Click for more information.

Associate Members

Open to those who share a sincere interest in furthering New Zealand’s health, nutrition or food knowledge.
Associate Member Subscription including GST $85.00
(plus a one-off joining fee of $30.00)

Student Members

Open to tertiary students of journalism or food-related subjects.
Student Membership Subscription including GST $74.75
(no joining fee)

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