Thank you for your interest in joining Te Pū Harakeke (previously known as the Palmerston North Community Services Council). Becoming a member of our collective makes our advocacy for the community sector stronger and more effective. Membership also gives you access to our regular members' networking meetings, and discounts on training and professional development opportunities for your team.

Membership is open to any not-for-profit organisation, individual, businesses or local and central government agency who is engaged in social or community service in Palmerston North. 

Membership applications need to be supported by two current member organisations. If you don't yet know any groups that can support your application, you can check out the list of our members here to see if there are any groups you have links to, otherwise please get in touch with our office to discuss options. Applications can be made at any time, and will be sent to our board for approval at their next monthly meeting.

Membership fees for 2023/24 are:

  • Not-for-profit organisations - $55.00 per annum
  • Business or government agency - $110.00 per annum
  • Individual membership - $25.00 per annum

 Prices are GST exclusive.


To join Te Pū Harakeke, please complete an application form in the first instance and return it to us by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or drop it off to our office at 77 King Street.

Download the membership application form here.