SECTION A: YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS
Your email becomes your member only logon name
Note: The Password must be 8 characters or more
Preferred Name (if different from above) :
Address (please list) :
Postal Address (if different to Address above. Please list) :
Postal postcode :
Website Address (start with www.) :
Phone Contact :
Phone (Mobile) :
What languages (other than English) do you speak fluently? Use ctrl-click to select more than one. Please describe in your profile what level of proficiency you have for each language :
Afrikaans Bengali Cantonese Dutch French German Gujarati Hindi Italian Japanese Malay Mandarin Marathi NZ Sign Language Niuean Persian Portuguese Russian Sanscrit/Mantra Spanish Te Reo Maori Urdu
Your Branch is determined by the area you live in. If you are located in a remote area with no nearby branch, you will be part of the group called Members at Large.
Click to select your branch
Auckland Waikato Bay of Plenty Taranaki Wellington/Manawatu Top of the South Canterbury Southern Members at Large Unknown
Have you been a CANZ member before? :
If Yes, do you still wish to receive a new member pack? :
SECTION B: CEREMONIES
Registered Independent Marriage Celebrant
(ie appointed by BDM) :
Registered Civil Union Celebrant
(ie appointed by BDM) :
Registered Organisational Celebrant
(ie appointed by BDM) :
Which organisation are you associated with :
In what year did you begin practising as a celebrant? :
(this will NOT be published on the website but is included here as an important descriptor of our membership)
Ceremonies - Hold down the Ctrl/Command key to select more than one. (Please note that only celebrants who are authorised by BDM to do so may list marriages or civil unions.)
Marriage Funeral Name Giving Civil Union Renewal of Vows Same Sex Anniversaries Blessings Compere Commemorations Commitment Interment Memorial/Unveiling Pets and Animals Elopements Rites of Passage Croning/Saging Divorce
Please select the regions where you are usually available for celebrant work. Note: the search function is designed to allow clients to choose celebrants based on convenience of location for meetings and the ceremony. Whilst most celebrants are happy to travel anywhere if specifically requested, the regions you tick should be close to where you usually reside
Region - Hold down the Ctrl/Command key to select more than one
Northland Bay of Islands Whangarei Rodney North Shore Central Auckland Waitakere Manukau Papakura and South Waiheke Island Coromandel Waikato Hamilton Bay of Plenty Tauranga Mt Maunganui Rotorua Whakatane Central Plateau Taupo Taranaki New Plymouth Manawatu Wanganui Palmerston North East Cape Gisborne Hawke’s Bay Napier Hastings Wairarapa Kapiti Coast Hutt Valley Wellington City Marlborough Tasman Nelson Blenheim Motueka West Coast Mt Cook Tekapo Canterbury Christchurch City Akaroa Ashburton Timaru Waimate District North Otago Otago Oamaru Queenstown Wanaka Arrowtown Dunedin Catlins Southland Invercargill Stewart Island
Do you have a celebrancy qualification? :
If so, please state where :
SECTION C: MARKETING OPTIONS
We aim to keep the CANZ website highly ranked by Search Engines. People searching for celebrants can find out something about what you offer in your profile. This is especially useful if you don’t have a personal website
This is your opportunity to explain to potential clients what you offer as a celebrant. For easier editing, type this in a word processing programme and then copy and paste into the box opposite. (If you prefer, you can leave this blank for now and return to complete it later, once your listing is ‘live’)
CANZ Logo – once your membership has been approved, it is recommended that you use the CANZ logo on your marketing material by contacting
Celebrant Profile :
SECTION D: YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
The Association is required to maintain a register of Members under the terms of the Constitution and the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. The information you provide on this application fulfils this obligation
Please tick each box to confirm agreement to the statements below:
As a member of the Celebrants Association of New Zealand Inc.
* I have read and agree to abide by the CANZ Code of Ethics and Professional Standards * I agree to my information being kept on file and displayed on the website directory. * I agree to have my name forwarded to a prospective client in my area, if there is a request for a celebrant to perform a particular ceremony that I could lead. * I fully understand that by submitting this application form I have agreed to the above.
SECTION E: PAYMENT
Once your application has been processed you will be sent an invoice and payment instructions within five days.
Our membership year is from 1 April to 31 March and our current membership subscription is $150.00 plus GST.
This is apportioned pro rata ($12.50, plus GST, per month) and you will be invoiced accordingly depending on when you join.
As a member of CANZ, do you agree to receive:
Emails from National Executive or their delegate :
Emails from your Branch :
Texts from National Executive or their delegate :
Texts from your Branch :
Welcome to CANZ.
Please press the SUBMIT button below. Once processed approved, you will be sent further information..