Join Us

Membership of Wellington Astronomical Society is open to everyone with an interest in astronomy.

The membership year is from September 1st to August 31st. Joining after March 1st pay half of the full year amount.

Membership fees:

Membership Type  

Cost for full-year membership
(1 Sep – 31 Aug)

Cost if applying after 1 Mar
(half year)




Unwaged (full-time students & beneficiaries) 



Associate (if you live 80+km away) 



Family membership (up to 2 caregivers & dependent children) 



The above include our newsletter distributed by email 11 times per year.

If you would like to join the society having seen who we are, please either fill out and submit the Registration Web Form, or you download the PDF WAS Application Form application form.  The application form can be emailed, posted or bring it along to our next regular meeting.  Our postal address is:

The Membership Secretary,
Wellington Astronomical Society,
PO Box 3181,
Wellington 6140

Paying for your membership
If you want to pay your subs using Direct Deposit or Internet Banking: please use acct no 03-0502-0508656-00.  Remember to use your name as reference with your direct deposit, so WAS knows who’s paid.  And of course we are happy to accept money by post or at the monthly meeting.