Why become a member?

  • You help us fund our online resources (Writers Files and NZ Book Scene)
  • You receive an exclusive annual publication (NZBC Lecture) – businesses get several copies of publication
  • You receive preferential/VIP bookings for NZBC events

Join the Book Council

Membership renewals

Renew your Book Council Friends annual subscription by clicking the button below to visit our secure membership site. Follow the instructions under ‘Renewal’, using your username and password to login and be guided through the process. You will have the option to pay for your renewal by credit card, or request an email invoice to pay by cheque or bank deposit.

If you cannot remember your username and/or password, please email

Renew your membership

The New Zealand Book Council Te Kaunihera Pukapuka o Aotearoa and readers all over the country thank you for your support!