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Joining the Canterbury Astronomical Society

CAS Membership

If you would like to become a member of the Canterbury Astronomical Society, please fill out the form below.

CAS Membership Application Form (pdf)

2017 Membership Subscription Rates

Membership category Discounted Full
Adult (any person 18 years of age or over who is not eligible for any other category) $70 $80
Family (two or more persons living at the same address) $105 $120
Junior (under 18 years of age on 1 April of the current year) $35 $40
Senior Citizen (over 65 years) $35 $40
Community Services Card Holder $35 $40
Student (any person studying full-time at a tertiary institution, must reapply annually) $35 $40
Corporate (members have voting rights of one member but cannot take office) $210 $240

Discounted amount applies to:

  • New members whose subscription is paid in full within two months of application to join the society.
  • Members whose subscription renewal is paid in full within two months of renewal date.

The CAS annual subscription falls due on April 1st; the amount of the annual subscription is set at the Society's AGM in March. Subscription rates are shown in $NZ. Please refer to the CAS Constitution for full membership and Society information. Our banking details are 03 0802 0098273 00

Reminder, from the CAS Constitution:

  • 3.3 The annual subscription in accordance with the by-laws, falls due on April 1, but if unpaid, is not considered to be in arrears until July 1 following.
  • 3.8.3 Members whose subscriptions are in arrears by three months may be considered to have let their membership lapse and may be removed from the List of financial members.

CAS Constitution

Every CAS member is bound by the Constitution and By-laws of The Society. Society members and those wishing to join the Society can download a copy of the current version of the CAS constitution from the link below.

Canterbury Astronomical Society Constitution (pdf)

Mar 17, 2016
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