MEMBERSHIPS

NZ Young Farmers

We're all about connecting young people in the food and fibre sector, providing support and development opportunities.
Join NZ Young Farmers

Meet likeminded people and have some fun

There are over 60 Clubs around the country all with their own identity and spirit.

Alongside our club network, NZ Young Farmers' range of initiatives provides a way for young people to connect, develop their leadership and personal skills, have fun and create lifelong friends.

Membership benefits

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Meet new people

Connect with the food and fibre industry and meet others in your local community. NZYF provides a connection to others in the industry and can open doors to multiple opportunities.

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Learn something new

Exclusive scholarships and exchanges are available for members, plus access to a multitude of industry leaders who help to educate Clubs on anything from policy and employment law, to health and life insurance, to agricultural advice.

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Have fun

Get off the farm or out of the office and try something new. Quiz nights, charity balls, community fundraisers and more – each Club hosts a number of events every year to connect members and local communities.

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Endless opportunities

Develop your skills through training initiatives and governance opportunities. The NZ Young Farmers membership offers entry into the FMG Young Farmer of the Year as well as the opportunity to take up governance positions.

Find your local NZ Young Farmers Club

There are over 60 NZYF clubs around the country, from Maniototo to Auckland City, Whanganui to Timaru. Clubs are embedded in local communities and are a great place to meet others and have some fun. 

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“Young Farmers is a great way to get off the farm, have a yarn, get involved and the free feeds go down a treat – oh the people are pretty neat too!”

Piarere Young Farmers

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NZ Young Farmers Membership

Access a range of social and networking opportunities

Our members receive upskilling opportunities through their local club and region, mentoring from experienced members and industry professionals, and free entry to compete in the FMG Young Farmer of the Year.  

“I was nervous to join, I thought it would be a group of dudes with mullets, but half of the group are women and they instantly made me feel welcome... We often catch up over a bevvy and a BBQ.”

Robin Buser

Ngarua Young Farmers

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NZ Young Farmers Membership Price

$70

Billed annually

What’s included:

  • Access to exclusive member-only events and offers.

  • Leadership and development opportunities.

  • Get off-farm, out of the office, meet new people, and try something new.

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“I was nervous to join, I thought it would be a group of dudes with mullets, but half of the group are women and they instantly made me feel welcome... We often catch up over a bevvy and a BBQ.”

Robin Buser

Ngarua Young Farmers

Group (8)
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“This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs. This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs.”

Stacey McLean

Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

Group (8)

“This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs. This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs.”

Stacey McLean

Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

Group (8)

“This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs. This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs.”

Stacey McLean

Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

Group (8)

“This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs. This is an example testimonial from one of your members. It must be compelling and help sell the benefits of joining NZYF and one of your clubs.”

Stacey McLean

Bay of Islands (Waipapa)

Group (8)

Frequently asked questions

If I join in the middle of the year, will my membership last for the next 12 months?

Yes the NZ Young Farmers membership is an anniversary date membership.

Where do I find my nearest Club?

Check out the list of clubs in your area here.

What do I do if I don’t know what club I want to join when I sign up as an NZYF member?

Fill in this form and one of the NZYF Membership team members will be in contact to help you find a club suitable for you.

Can I cancel my membership?

Yes, however, unfortunately, we do not offer refunds.

I’ve been a member in the past, how do I renew my existing membership?

You will need to re-register as an NZ Young Farmers member – click here to complete your registration.

I would like to start a new club, can I set one up?

If there are no clubs in your area, you’re more than welcome to start one! Get in touch with us here and we will talk you through the process.

Where do my membership fees go?

A portion goes to your chosen Club, to your Region, and the remainder goes to the Support Office to assist in generating more support and opportunities for members.

How can I renew my membership?

Please complete the NZYF registration form to renew your NZYF Membership.

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