Full Membership

Open to any organisation that is not formed by government (whether local, regional or central) and which have rules and objects which may reasonably be seen as reducing marginalisation or fostering wellbeing A group’s membership gives a mandate to SEWN to carry out activities to meet our objectives.

Full members are also entitled to:

  • a copy of the monthly newsletter in email or print
  • voting and nomination rights
  • attendance at meetings
  • free admission to SEWN forums
  • advocacy and advice
  • the right to bring concerns to the Board.

Associate Membership

Open to organisations that do not meet the criteria for full membership of SEWN and individuals.  Associate members give a mandate to SEWN  to carry out activities to meet our objectives.  It also entitles you to a copy of the monthly newsletter, attendance at meetings, advocacy and the right to bring concerns to the attention of the Board.


Non-members may subscribe to the newsletter for the same cost as membership.

 Annual Membership


♦ Income under $75,000    $40     ♦  Income Over  $75,000    $55.00


♦Waged     $25         ♦ Unwaged at member’s discretion (donation or koha)

New Members

Becoming a member of SEWN entitles your organisation to:

  • Discounted “member” rates of room hire at Christchurch Community House
  • Free entry to SEWN forums
  • Access to the email network for notices
  • Monthly copy of our famous newsletter
  • Full members have voting rights at the SEWN AGM
  • Advocacy and advice

To become a member of SEWN please complete the Membership application form and email back to us at or call us on 03 366 2050.

For a copy of our payment invoices for 2018, see below.

Membership application

SEWN membership Income over 75k

SEWN membership Income under 75k


Any donations made to SEWN will help to ensure that we can continue to provide information and a voice for community groups.

Donations to our Give a Little page may be made here

                          We sincerely thank you for your continued support.


All inquiries to: SEWN ♦  Christchurch Community House ♦ 301 Tuam Street Christchurch ♦                    Ph: 03 3662050




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