There are essentially three categories of membership at the Birkenhead RSA. These are:

  • Returned / Service Members
    Open to both current or ex service personnel of both New Zealand Forces or those from Commonwealth countries.
  • Associate Membership
    Open to those who have no service history.
  • Women’s Section
    Open to wives / widows or partners of current / ex Birkenhead RSA Service members.
    Please note this is a concessionary membership and members cannot vote at RSA AGM or elections.

The above is a guideline only and for more definitive information an applicant should contact the RSA if they require more precise details. The membership year runs from January-December and the current fees are:

Returned / Service    
Under 65 years: $32 Over 65 years: $25 Over 80 years: $7 *
Associate Members    
Single Member under 65 years: $45 Over 65 years: $40 Over 80 years: $7 *
Couples joining together under 65 years: $80 Over 65 years: $70 Over 80 years: $7 each *
Women’s Section    
Under 80 years: $12   Over 80 years: $7 *

* Over 80s $7 fee applicable after two years continuous membership of the Birkenhead RSA.