Membership

Research Association New Zealand is the professional body for the community of professional providers and users of research and insights. We welcome membership applications from any organisation or individual with an interest in research. 

New Zealand’s research industry is world class. Research Association New Zealand is committed to further developing the standard of research in New Zealand, both through internal standards and by promoting better understanding of the industry and its role.

Note: If you are a current member of the Research Association and you have moved to a different company and/or your contact details have changed, please contact secretary@researchassociation.org.nz.

Please also note that all membership cancellations must be sent in writing to the Research Association Secretary. Email is acceptable if receipt is acknowledged by the Secretary. 


Membership Groups

There are several different categories of Research Association membership:

Commercial Membership (levy will be dependent upon annual onshore turnover for the previous tax year; see table below)

Personal Membership

  • Individual ($150 + GST)
  • Group - Corporate ($500 + GST)
  • Individual - Central & Local Government ($75 + GST)
  • Group - Central & Local Government ($400 + GST)
Special Membership:

Fellowship 

Life Membership

These are outlined in more detail below:

Commercial Membership

You may be eligible for Commercial Membership if your business engages in research-related activities and business revenues are derived from research or services to the research industry. 

All owners, managers and researcher employees will be granted RANZ membership as part of the levy payment i.e. no additional member levies will be required. 

Your brand and specified owners, managers and employees will be listed in the Research Association database and website.

Commercial members undertake to abide by the Research Association Code of Practice and complaints can be brought against them if they personally fail to comply.

 

Research Annual Onshore

Turnover $ 

Annual

Levy

 Up to $299k 

$220

 $300k to $499k 

$300

 $500k to $599k 

$600

 $600k to $799k 

$800

 $800k to $999k 

$1,200

 $1m to $1.99m 

$2,300

 $2m to $3.99m 

$4,500

 $4m to $7.99m 

$6,000

 $8m to $10m 

$10,000

 Over $10m 

$12,000

 

 

Personal Membership

This is an individual membership for people who work for a client company, an advertising agency, a university or another organisation that doesn’t derive significant income from research.  Group Corporate or Government membership is also available under this category. 

Personal Members undertake to abide by the Research Association Code of Practice and complaints can be brought against them if they fail to comply.

Life Membership

This is awarded to fully paid-up members of the Research Association in exceptional circumstances. Life Members have all the rights, benefits and privileges of a Personal Member, and undertake to observe the Code of Practice.

Fellowship

Fellowship is awarded to fully paid-up members of the Research Association who are practising researchers and who, in the opinion of the existing Fellows, are well respected and have contributed significantly to the industry as a whole. Fellows of the Research Association (FRANZ) will have all the rights, benefits and privileges of a Personal or Commercial Member, and undertake to observe the Code of Practice. 

New Membership Applications

In accordance with the Research Association New Zealand Constitution, all membership applications are to be gazetted on the website, after which members have 30 days in which to lodge objections in writing with the memberships committee.  Such objections must fully state reasons for the objection.  The Board will consider such objection under advice from the memberships committee and will have absolute discretion whether or not to approve or refuse an application.

Current Membership Applications:

 Company name
 Individual Category of membership
 Date of application
Foodstuffs NZ
Melanie Disse
Personal Membership
 28 February 2017
Cogo Consulting
Tania Domett
Personal Membership
 24 March 2017

Applications from Overseas Residents

It is a requirement of Research Association New Zealand that applications from people or companies residing outside of New Zealand should have completed at least one research project in New Zealand.


Research Association New Zealand (RANZ), PO Box 65 446, Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.


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