Thinking of joining NZ Marine?
NZ Marine’s mission is to encourage development of the New Zealand marine industry and help our members build successful businesses. We do this by providing a comprehensive range of support services to our members.
New Zealand’s marine industry is a recognised leader in the global marketplace, with an international reputation for innovative excellence and competitive manufacturing.
NZ Marine is the trade association (Export, Industry and Training) linking over 460 companies nationwide to represent and grow this successful New Zealand industry.
If you are interested in NZ Marine membership please download, complete and return the membership form below.
For further information on NZ Marine activities and how we help our members please download the membership brochure or contact our office on Tel 09 360 0056.
NZ Marine Industry Association: Benefits of Membership
Networking and upskilling opportunities
NZ Marine organises regular networking functions hosted by member companies throughout the country; members enjoy networking with industry peers and gain insight to other sectors of the industry.
The bi-ennial NZ Marine Industry Conference is also the perfect opportunity to learn and upskill from top speakers and enjoy valuable networking time with industry peers. Past events have been held in Rotorua, Taupo, Auckland, Queenstown, Tauranga and the Bay of Islands.
Discounted boat show exhibitor space
Members enjoy discounted exhibitor space at Auckland On Water Boat Show and the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show.
Members have access to over 40 standard documents with the potential to save many hours and thousands of dollars in legal and preparation fees. These include: Industry ethics, Employment agreements, Agreements for boat construction, refit and repair, export and Agreements for the sale of new and used boats and more.
We communicate regularly with members via our Fastmail email newsletter, passing on news items, sales leads and information on networking and upskilling opportunities. NZ Marine also produces the full colour NZ Marine News magazine covering industry news, members news items and statistics.
Members gain access to statistics about the major sectors of the NZ and international marine industries. This information can be vital in making informed business decisions.
NZ Marine & Composites Industry Training Organisation
Members of the NZ Marine Industry Association receive discounted fees for training when they have trainees registered with the NZ Marine & Composites Industry Training Organisation.
Websites and Promotion
Members are promoted on the industry website www.nzmarine.com, the Discover Boating website www.discoverboating.co.nz which promotes recreational boating and the Boaties Book website which includes the Marine Directory of our members on-line as well as in the printed version which is distributed widely through boat shows and marine organisations.
For more information on how to apply for membership of the NZ Marine Industry Association please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or download the membership application form above and return to us at NZ Marine, PO Box 90448, Victoria St West, Auckland.
NZ Marine Export Group: Benefits of membership
NZ Marine Export Group members produce various publications, such as the quarterly NZ Marine Export Group On-Deck e-newletter and the New Zealand Marine Excellence Directory which is published biennially.
Members can participate in the NZ Marine Export Group -coordinated trade sites at many of the world’s leading boat shows, including Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Monaco Yacht Show and METS. NZ Marine Export Group is often able to negotiate preferential exhibition, freight and accommodation rates which enable our members to receive maximum exposure at reasonable costs.
On the web
NZ Marine Export Group facilitates a portal for New Zealand marine websites in partnership with the NZ Marine Industry Association www.nzmarine.com. In addition to profiles on our members, the websites feature regularly updated New Zealand marine industry news. Our address is http://www.nzmarine.com/marine-exporters/.
Transmission of Leads
NZ Marine Export Group acts as a communications centre to facilitate the transmission of sales leads and product inquiries for New Zealand boats, products and services from around the world.
Networking with Other Members
One of the key benefits of membership is the opportunity to meet with other key players in the New Zealand marine industry. NZ Marine Export Group regularly schedules well-attended, productive functions that combine both social and business benefits.
Sector Group Activities
We recognise that many members have very specific markets, goals and objectives. To further address these needs, we have developed Sector Groups for companies which share common interests and objectives. These Sector Groups include the Hardware and Accessories Group, Superyacht Services Group, Commercial and Workboat Group, Ship Repair Group, Boatbuilders Group and the Naval Architect and Designer Group.
Industry and Individual Company Publicity
NZ Marine Export Group continually seeks to gain both international and local publicity for the New Zealand marine industry as a whole. Feedback from media and members indicate these efforts have been well received and, as a result, the profile of our industry with Government, the financial community and the public continues to increase.
NZ Marine Export Group and NZ Marine Industry Association
NZ Marine Export Group works alongside NZ Marine Industry Association as a united team on issues that affect the whole industry such as government legislation. Each organisation is represented on the board of directors, and NZ Marine Export Group members are required to be financial members of the NZ Marine Industry Association.