PUBLIC RELATIONS INSTITUTE
OF NEW ZEALAND

Te Pūtahi Whakakakau Tūmatanui o Aotearoa

Membership Terms and Conditions

Membership Terms and Conditions

  1. PRINZ membership is for individuals. Each member must complete a membership sign up form agreeing to a number of statements, including but not limited to, abide by the PRINZ Code of Ethics.
  2. Membership fees are due on application. Memberships will not be activated until payment has been made.
  3. Your membership may be part of a group of four or more people from the same organisation, however it is still allocated to your name. If you leave that organisation it may replace you with a new staff member. In this case, you are no longer a PRINZ member until you renew personally.
  4. The membership is  for 12 months from the date of joining. Before your membership expires, you will be sent a renewal invoice at least 30 days in advance of the expiry date.
  5. If a membership renewal invoice has not been paid by the membership expiry date, the membership will lapse and you will no longer be a current PRINZ member.
  6. You may resign your PRINZ membership at any time in writing by email. There will be no membership refund provided for your annual subscription fee.
  7. A student member must be enrolled in full time in a course of study that is relevant to public relations and communication management. On joining you may be asked to provide proof of study.
  8. Affiliate and overseas members will be asked to provide their reason for joining at the time of application.
  9. It is your responsibility to maintain you membership contact details, employment information and preferences.
  10. Membership application is reviewed and considered by the PRINZ Board on a monthly basis.
  11. Only current, paid members may enter the PRINZ Awards, receive preferential member pricing, undertake CPD plan, attend member-only events and choose to list in the PR Agency and Consultant Guide.

Refer to the PRINZ Constitution and Bylaws for additional details.