Benefits of Membership

The New Zealand Shippers’ Council represents the interests of its members. Members receive:

>   Specialist independent policy advice and opportunities to contribute to policy development
>   Opportunities to participate and contribute to policy forums, including meeting with Ministers, MPs and officials
>   Opportunities to contribute to research and project work of the Council
>   Regular updates on regulatory, national, international and shipping specific issues
>   National level representation.

Types of Membership

FULL MEMBER – Large Shippers

Members who either ship in excess of 75,000 freight tonnes or earn $100 million revenue from import or
export activity.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER – Smaller Shippers

Members who are outside the ‘full member’ criteria and are involved in import or export activity.


Members from supporting industries such as Ports, freight forwarders, transporters, and professional advisors.

How to Join

Any person, company, organisation or association that is an exporter or who represents exporters is eligible for membership of NZSC. 

For details of how to join please contact Joanna Murray at the New Zealand Shippers’ Council Inc
office: E-mail: