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Join the NKBA and be part of New Zealand’s only association specifically for the kitchen and bathroom industry. Be part of a nationwide group who are committed to setting industry standards and helping the consumer have greater confidence when undertaking their home project. For more information, please download the application forms below.

The code of practice provides a set of standards that members agree to follow. The executive committee monitors members compliance to the code of practice.

Put yourself ahead of the rest and be a part of an exciting organisation in your industry.

 

Designer Membership Application

National Membership A

Membership Description

This membership applies to a sole trader or company – It does not include branches or franchises. Company may or may not have employees.

  • National Membership (A) does not entitle access to data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at one regional chapter (Cannot be a member of more than one chapter)
  • One vote nationally
  • One vote at your regional chapter
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes 1 X subsidised CDS membership
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National Member or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards.

Associate Membership

Membership Description

A person or company in an associated industry, such as interior designer, architect, architectural designer. They need not necessarily be a member of DINZ, ADNZ, NZIA, Cert Builders etc with no more than three employees.

  • Associate Membership has no voting rights and is not able to hold a position on the National Executive Board.
  • Associate Membership is not able to enter into the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards.
  • Associate Membership does not include a subsidised CDS membership.
  • Associate membership does not entitle member to utilise the NKBA brand
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA website listing under ‘Associate/Student membership’ but not in the main Members database
  • Membership at one regional Chapter (cannot be a member of more than one Chapter)

Manufacturer Membership Application

National Membership A

Membership Description

This membership applies to a sole trader or company – It does not include branches or franchises. Company may or may not have employees.

  • National Membership (A) does not entitle access to data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at one regional chapter (Cannot be a member of more than one chapter)
  • One vote nationally
  • One vote at your regional chapter
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes 1 X subsidised CDS membership
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National Member or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards.

National Membership B

Membership Description

This membership applies to a company and all the branches of that company where the company employs head office employees, regional representatives or branch employees. Branches must be part of the parent company, not franchises, owner operated businesses or sole traders. If your company operates under more than one company name, within the industry, then a separate membership is required for each company name.

  • National Membership (B) does not entitle access to member data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at all regional chapters
  • One national vote plus one vote at regional chapters where the NKBA member has branches.
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes 1 X subsidised CDS membership (Branches and franchisees pay for separately for CDS membership)
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National Member or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards.

National Membership C

Membership Description

This membership applies to franchisees/owner-operated businesses where the franchisor (franchise national office) holds a national membership type (B).

  • National Membership (C) does not include a subsidised CDS membership.
  • National Membership (C) does not entitle access to member data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at one regional chapter (Cannot be member of more than one chapter)
  • One vote at your regional chapter
  • The franchise company national office gets one national vote and franchisees can lobby their franchise national office to influence the national vote
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National member (C) or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards

Link Membership

Membership Description

The link membership rate applies if your company classifies as a group (A) national member and if your company is also a current financial member of the Master Joiners Association or other appropriate associations primarily engaged in the manufacture and or supply of kitchens and bathrooms.

  • A Link Member cannot hold office of Vice President and President.
  • Link Membership does not include a subsidised CDS membership.
Membership Benefits
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at one regional chapter (Cannot be a member of more than one chapter)
  • One vote nationally
  • One vote at your regional chapter
  • Link membership includes entitlement for the Link member or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards

Supplier / Retailer Membership Application

National Membership A

Membership Description

This membership applies to a sole trader or company – It does not include branches or franchises. Company may or may not have employees.

  • National Membership (A) does not entitle access to data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at one regional chapter (Cannot be a member of more than one chapter)
  • One vote nationally
  • One vote at your regional chapter
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes 1 X subsidised CDS membership
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National Member or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards.

National Membership B

Membership Description

This membership applies to a company and all the branches of that company where the company employs head office employees, regional representatives or branch employees. Branches must be part of the parent company, not franchises, owner operated businesses or sole traders. If your company operates under more than one company name, within the industry, then a separate membership is required for each company name.

  • National Membership (B) does not entitle access to member data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at all regional chapters
  • One national vote plus one vote at regional chapters where the NKBA member has branches.
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes 1 X subsidised CDS membership (Branches and franchisees pay for separately for CDS membership)
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National Member or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards.

National Membership C

Membership Description

This membership applies to franchisees/owner-operated businesses where the franchisor (franchise national office) holds a national membership type (B).

  • National Membership (C) does not include a subsidised CDS membership.
  • National Membership (C) does not entitle access to member data base listings
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA membership website listing
  • Membership at one regional chapter (Cannot be member of more than one chapter)
  • One vote at your regional chapter
  • The franchise company national office gets one national vote and franchisees can lobby their franchise national office to influence the national vote
  • Entitlement to utilise the NKBA brand
  • Membership includes entitlement for the National member (C) or employees there of (but not contractors of) to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards

Student Membership Application

Student Membership

Membership Description
The student membership rate applies if you are studying to be a kitchen or bathroom designer on an NKBA run course.
  • Student membership has no voting rights and is not able to hold a position on the National Executive Board.
  • Student members are not entitled to subsidised CDS membership.
  • Student Membership does not entitle member to utilise the NKBA brand
Please note there are contributions available covering new student subscriptions for membership fees, please apply to
Membership Benefits
  • NKBA website listing under the ‘Associate/Student membership’ but not in the main Members database
  • Membership at one regional Chapter (cannot be a member of more than one Chapter)
  • Student membership includes entitlement for student to enter the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom awards under ‘Student awards’ categories only.

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