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Registration and Fees

The registration fees for Geosciences 2018 were the same as last year's.


Registration Type Early Bird Standard
Full Member $350 $400
Non Member $450 $500
Retired Member $250 $300
Student Member $150 $200

If you are not a member join here


Refunds and Cancellations

Please note that your registration is not secure until payment has been received. 
Please notify your cancellation by email to the Conference Manager  Refunds applied for before 23 November will be charged a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations after 23 November, including “no-shows” on the day.


The member registration fees are for financial members of the Geoscience Society of New Zealand.

There is also a reciprocal arrangement with the Australian Geological Society and the American Geological Society. Members of these two bodies are entitled to the member registration fees.

New Members    
If you are not a member and wish to join to obtain the members' registration fees, join here. Please allow up to 24 hours for your membership application to be approved as this is not an automated process. 

Current Members
You need to be a financial member to be entitled to claim the membership registration fees. Sign in here to check your membership status or check with the GSNZ Administrator.



To be eligible for the student rate you must be a financial member of the Society. If you are not a member, but a student, the Non member registration rate will apply. The application for joining the Society is here. The student subscription fee is $35. 

Student Awards
All first authors of presentations who register as students are eligible for student awards, as long as they are predominantly responsible for content and presentation. Each award for best (and runner up) oral and poster presentation will consist of a cash prize.

Student Travel Grants
All student members who are presenting at the conference are entitled to apply for a Student Travel Grant. Applications are now closed. Successful applicants will be informed by 31 October. These grants, provided by the Geoscience Society of New Zealand to its student members, will be distributed in cash upon registration.