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Registering as a union

Find out what the requirements are under the Employment Relations Act 2000 and the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 to register as a union.

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Administering unions

Learn what's involved in administering a union once it has been registered.

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Annual return membership reports

By 1 June each year, every union must advise the Registrar of the number of members it has as at 1 March that year. The Registrar will send a reminder the month before the annual return is due to be filed.

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Contact the Registrar of Unions

New Zealand Companies Office
Private Bag 92061
Victoria Street West
Auckland 1141

Freephone | 0800 20 90 20



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