NMHNZ Member Benefits

  • Free Full Professional Membership for new graduates of Bachelor of Naturopathy degrees or higher from New Zealand accredited colleges
  • Website advertising, including a full page about your practice
  • Searchable database of registered members, so your local community can find you more easily
  • Your clients may be able to claim for your services (healthcare-insurer dependent)
  • The association provides access to support and mentoring to members via our private Facebook group
  • Membership of our private Facebook group for up to date information, news of job vacancies, courses, rooms and a forum for general support from and for other practitioners
  • Possibility to write posts and share information via our public Facebook page
  • Move towards registration and regulation at a governmental level for the modality of naturopathy and protection of title; Progressing and protecting the profession of naturopathy in New Zealand
  • Provides representation in the World Naturopathic Federation 
  • The only association that meets the criteria for international membership with the World Naturopathic Federation
  • Discounted professional indemnity insurance
  • Newsletters and member meetings
  • Free access to database/s currently subscribed to by NMHNZ, currently Natural Medicine Database (subscriptions subject to change)
  • Discounted attendance for our conference
  • Access to an Academic Journal currently this is the Journal of Naturopathic and Herbal Medicine
  • Invitation to regional networking meetings
  • CPE opportunities

NMHNZ Benefits for the public

  • Naturopaths & Medical Herbalists of NZ (Inc) maintain the largest register of qualified naturopathic practitioners in NZ/Aotearoa
  • As membership is limited to specifically qualified practitioners you are guaranteed a qualified practitioner, which is important for your safety
  • Services provided by NMHNZ-registered practitioners can be claimed on certain healthcare insurers (policy-dependant).
  • We have a commitment to work towards registration and regulation at a government level for the modality of naturopathy. This means naturopathy will be recognised as a health profession, alongside current approved and regulated medical and allied health care providers.