The New Zealand Forensic Science Society, as part of the broader Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society, works to encourage the advancement of forensic science.

Membership of the Society is open to all persons who have a professional or active interest in forensic science, including students.

New members are welcome.

Membership can be applied for centrally, and renewed, HERE.

It is no longer possible to apply to join the Society or renew your membership through the NZFSS.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Involvement in a learned and an impartial society governed by a Code of Professional Practice
  • Participation in the world advancement of forensic science
  • Access to a variety of branch and Society-wide awards
  • Information sharing and fellowship

Membership of the NZFSS, subject to eligibility, can currently be sought in one of the following three categories:

General Member

(a)  has current or previous employment in a forensic discipline or employment related to forensic science; and

(b)  has a qualification from an accredited tertiary institution or relevant forensic experience.

 Student Member

(a) is currently enrolled full-time at an accredited tertiary institution; and

(b) has an active interest in forensic science.

 Associate Member

(a) is not eligible for General or Student membership; but

(b) demonstrates an active interest in forensic science.

The cost of membership for 2016-17 is:

General: $50.00 NZD

Student: $30.00 NZD

Associate: $40.00 NZD

This is payable to the NZFSS

Please note all prices are GST inclusive. We prefer direct credit transactions via internet banking.

Our banking details are:

New Zealand Forensic Science Society Incorporated
BNZ Account Number: 02 0256 0048737 000

Please fill in the required fields as below:
Particulars:   your name (Initials and Surname is sufficient)
Reference:     ‘Our Ref’ which is a five digit invoice number in the middle of your invoice between ‘Type’ and ‘Your Ref’
Code:                 the letter and number sequence in the top right hand corner of your invoice