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Qualifications for Membership


The key date governing membership of The Association is October 31, 1876, the date of the abolition of the Canterbury Provincial Council, and so of Canterbury as a separate entity within New Zealand.

Those qualified for membership are:

[a] Those descended from a person who lived in Canterbury on or before October 31, 1876

[b] The husband or wife of a person who is qualified on the above criteria.

Associate Member

Those qualified for Associate membership are other interested parties who do not meet the above criteria.

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$20 per member and also per Associate, per year.

The financial membership year runs from April 1 to March 31 in the following year.

Read: Constitution and Rules of the Canterbury Pilgrims & Early Settlers Association Inc

Do you have a Canterbury Pilgrims & Early Settlers Association badge?

They are just $5 and are available from the secretary or at our meetings.

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