Types of Membership
Below is a summary of the types of membership. Full details are available in the HTANZ Rules – contact the Secretary for a copy.
National Diploma in Hearing Therapy (Level 6) or overseas equivalent recognised by HTANZ, with a minimum of 1000 hours post qualification experience and currently working a minimum of 15 hours per week as a Hearing Therapist.
Qualified as a Hearing Therapist prior to the introduction of National Diploma in Hearing Therapy (Level 6), with a minimum of 1000 hours post qualification experience and currently working a minimum of 15 hours per week as a Hearing Therapist.
Member with an approved qualification working towards obtaining full membership.
Member currently enrolled in a course of study in the field of Hearing Therapy.
Persons of scientific distinction (or persons who are already members of HTANZ) who have achieved exceptional professional or scientific achievement in the field of Hearing Therapy or related fields, who have been invited to become HonoraryMembers by the HTANZ Council.
A person in the Hearing Health Care Industry who has a direct involvement with Hearing Therapy, Audiology or Audiometry. This can include people who are no longer working as Hearing Therapists.
Only Full Members of HTANZ are entitled to identify themselves as a Member of the Hearing Therapists Association of New Zealand (MHTANZ), unless as an Honorary Member they also meet the requirements of Full Membership.
Full, Special and Provisional Members are required to meet the HTANZ requirements for continuing professional development.
Full, Special, Provisional, Student and Honorary members are entitled to vote at HTANZ meetings.
Applications for membership
All membership applications must be in writing and accompanied by documentary evidence of the practical and academic qualifications of the candidate which shall enable the Council to duly process such applications.