The NZBA has a present membership of around 800. Membership of the NZBA is open to every person who is the holder of a current practising certificate to practice as a Barrister in New Zealand. In some circumstances a person other than the above and who is enrolled as a barrister or solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, upon a request in writing and with the approval of the Bar Council, can become an Associate Member of the NZBA.
to download a Membership Subscription form for the 2011-2012 financial period. The NZBA's balance date is 31 March.