Application For Guides

Please choose the appropriate application forms and options provided. If you do not have Adobe PDF Reader installed on your computer, you may download it from Please scan and email your application and supporting documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are unable to scan documents, please mail them to Colin Mairs, 4/30 Jutland Road, Hauraki Auckland 0622. If you mail your documents then there may be a delay in processing your application. For any questions please contact the Membership Secretary Colin Mairs, Phone 027 366 5808.

Include the following supporting documents with your application form:

  • If a New Zealand Citizen, a copy of page one of your passport or your Citizenship Certificate
  • If not a New Zealand Citizen, a copy of your permanent residency visa
  • A positive reference from your employer or tour operator hiring you (ProGuides NZ will contact your nominated referee)
  • A Copy of your current First Aid Certificate (highly recommended)

It is also desirable that you have achieved a qualification in Tourism (Guiding) and/or any other outdoor qualifications.

If you do not meet this set of criteria, we recommend you take up associate membership until you can progress to full membership.


  • Subscriptions are currently set at a fee of $115 for Full and Associate Members, and $210 for Industry Members.
  • Renewable by 1st of April each year.
  • The membership fee is payable by direct banking or deposit at ANZ (former National Bank) to the ProGuides New Zealand account number: 06 0705 0330333 00
  • Please always include your name and membership number as reference.


Updated: July 2019