How Clubs Affiliate

Friendship New Zealand Incorporated (FNZI) is an independent organisation in New Zealand that was established in early 2015. Clubs that want to affiliate with FNZI are very welcome.
Read more about our history, who we are and about our Friendship Clubs in the other menu items.


FNZI has a governing Council of five elected District Councillors who can inform, mentor and advise clubs without compromise to either, i.e. clubs are autonomous and responsible for their own decision making; clubs have access to the FNZI District Councillors, Centre Administrator and the Webmaster via the 0800 number or email; the FNZI online database does not require names of individual club members; member clubs receive regular news updates.
FNZI is a service centre providing support to, but fully recognising the autonomy of affiliated clubs.


FNZI would make welcome any New Zealand Probus club/s or clubs for retirees with similar goals wishing to apply for membership and affiliation. Affiliation with FNZI gives access to services and support and provides benefits to its members.

FNZI member clubs receive; a $10M public liability insurance, 'Associations' insurance cover, access to discounted travel insurance including PEC's (pre-existing medical conditions), Highlights, a quarterly newsletter full of interesting articles and photographs submitted by member clubs.

Download our brochure on Benefits of Affiliation in the box below.

The current annual affiliation fee is $3.50 per club member, including Life Members. This amount covers:

  • Maintenance of affiliation information,
  • Public Liability Insurance,
  • Associations Liability Insurance,
  • Preferred access to Travel Insurance,
  • Provision of a regular Newsletter,
  • other support services from FNZI, including member information on this website and its Online Directory of Clubs.

How to apply for affiliation

Download the brochure on Benefits of Affiliation and the models for Club constitution and By-Laws for FNZI affiliated Clubs here:


Documents related to Affiliation to Friendship New Zealand Inc.


Model Club Constitution 090721
 195.21 KB

Model Constitution for FNZI clubs as amended 09 July 2021

Model Club Constitution
 55.35 KB

PDF version of the Model Constitution for FNZI member clubs as at 09 July 2021
Model for the By Laws of an FNZI - affiliated Club

Model Club By Laws
 36.1 KB

PDF version of the Model By Laws for FNZI member clubs as at February 2021

Benefits List
 168.6 KB

List of Benefits available to FNZI member clubs as approved at the AGM held 05 August 2021

Affiliation Application Form
 92.67 KB

PDF form to apply for affiliation with FNZI as updated 15 November 2021


If you require any further information contact our Centre Administrator via the Contact Us menu.

When ready fill in the application form for affiliation and submit it HERE .

Our Centre Administrator will process your application as soon as possible and contact you to complete the application process.
After completion you will receive a Certificate of Affiliation (if requested) and a Username and Password to login at this website as well as further information as required.