The Guild is affiliated to the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) and members have the opportunity to attend IFAJ congresses held annually in member countries.
Membership is open to individuals working in any area of agricultural communication. Group membership is available to media companies employing a number of agricultural journalists and corporate membership is available for allied businesses, but it does not give corporations voting rights at the AGM.
An invoice for the annual subscription is sent out every January – February, but members can join at any time during the year.
The Guild's Constitution and Rules (last amended in October 2011) can be found here.
The Guild offers a series of journalism awards each year, supported by a range of sponsors, and also the Ravensdown Communicator of the Year Award. Read more ...
From Congress 2015 surplus funds, the Guild is able to assist members with their professional development through three initiatives:
For more information contact the Secretary Sue Miller.
The latest Membership Directory is available for those seeking professional journalists, writers and communicators working in the New Zealand agricultural sector and also for members to network. See here (pdf 1.2 MB).
PLEASE NOTE: If you would like a hard copy of the directory or would like to use this database for ANY other purposes, please contact the Secretary.
Back copies of our newsletter Guild News can be found here.