Do you want to make the world a better place by working toward gender equality? Are you ready to join a supportive global community of like-minded people to take action to empower women and girls? If so, you are in the right place. Zonta International is a global community of like-minded individuals working together to achieve gender equality and realise a better world for women and girls through service and advocacy. Join us and be part of our global movement. We offer two types of membership. Pick the one that is right for you.

Club Membership

Join one of our more than 1,100 Zonta clubs in 63 countries or one of 10 e-Clubs to connect with other Zonta club members and, through your membership, fund global projects and advocate on key issues impacting women’s empowerment on a local and national level. Both face-to-face and e-Clubs meet monthly. Find a Zonta club here.

Zonta in New Zealand has 26 Clubs located throughout the country. For membership enquiries in New Zealand please contact

Membership activities in New Zealand are co-ordinated by our Lt. Governor District 16 please email for any membership enquiries or

Individual membership

Not ready to join a Zonta club? Become a member of Zonta International directly. As an individual member, you can participate in activities and campaigns to bring about change, attend international and regional events and connect with Zonta members worldwide.

You will also receive critical updates on issues facing women in the world and regular updates on the activities of Zonta International.

For membership enquiries in New Zealand please contact

Registering as a Young Professional

Joining Zonta as a Young Professional offers a chance to empower women, grow personally and professionally, and make a positive impact. Through networking, advocacy, and community engagement, you can contribute to gender equality while learning from a diverse and supportive global community.

It’s an opportunity for growth, leadership, and meaningful change. Fees are 50% off for International and District 16 also. Each club varies for their own discounted costs.

Registering New Members

New members need to be registered with Zonta International. This can be done using the Online Dues Payment system (refer Online Dues Payment Systems Instructions pdf). This system is available to club presidents and club treasurers Zonta International District 16 when they are logged into their Profile on the Zonta International website.

Once a new member has been registered with Zonta International, please forward the new member information to District 16. For membership enquiries in New Zealand please contact

It is important that new members are registered with Zonta International and District as soon as they plan to join your club and have paid their fees. That way your new member immediately gets to enjoy all the benefits of Zonta International membership, including website access and information emails and newsletters from ZI.