For those studying towards a career in the early childhood, primary or special education sectors.
This form is for students who are currently enrolled in a course leading to employment in the New Zealand education sector and who are not currently earning a wage or salary in a centre, school or Ministry of Education worksite.

When you begin paid employment in a centre, school or Ministry of Education worksite, you will need to rejoin NZEI Te Riu Roa as a full member.

Personal information

* Required field
* Surname or Family name
* Given or First names
Preferred first name
Date of Birth
* Are you:
* Which ethnic group do you most closely identify with?

Contact details

* Email

Postal address

* Address 1
Address 2
* Town/City
* Postcode

Education details

* Tertiary Education Provider
* Location
* I am studying
I expect to start employment in the year
* How did you find out about student membership?

Branch membership

New members will automatically be enrolled in the branch local to their education provider unless Local Aronui Tomua or Komiti Pasifika is chosen from the following list:


I am enrolled in a tertiary education programme leading to employment in a category of full membership as specified in NZEI's rules, and I declare that I am not currently employed in any position to which the full membershiip rules of NZEI apply.

When you start working in a school or centre, (and are being paid for it) you need to contact NZEI to rejoin as a full (paying) member - it won't happen automatically.

Privacy Statement

NZEI Te Riu Roa holds the information you provide on this form to ensure you enjoy the full benefits of NZEI Te Riu Roa membership. It enables us to let you know about union activities you can participate in and helps us to provide a better service for all members. You can review and request correction of personal information held by NZEI Te Riu Roa at any time.