Become a Member, or Renew Your Membership

Who can become a member?

Your family or whānau is eligible for Full Membership if you have a Deaf or Hard of Hearing child of any age, and live in the Auckland Region. Parents, caregivers, the Deaf or Hard of Hearing child, and their siblings, are included within family membership.

If you do not have a Deaf or Hard of Hearing child, but are interested in the needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children, and live in the Auckland region, you are encouraged to become an Associate Member.

Click here to download our Membership policy.

How much does it cost?

APODC family membership is $35 per calendar year. 

How do I apply?

To become a Full, or Associate member, please click on the corresponding button below to apply. If you have any questions or require any support please contact our coordinator directly who will help you. 


Phone: 022 084 2244

Membership Renewals

You will receive an email from us when your membership is due for renewal. If you have any questions regarding your membership you can email and we will be in touch to help.

If you are an existing member, you can renew here

Privacy Policy

The information we collect in our membership forms will be held by Auckland Parents of Deaf Children. Our privacy policy explains how we collect, use and share information. You can see that policy here.

Postal Address
Auckland Parents of Deaf Children Inc
PO Box 202001
Southgate, Takanini
Auckland – 2246

Membership Types

Full Membership

Full membership is open to any family or whānau with a deaf child of any age, residing in the Auckland region.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is open to Deaf adults, Children of a Deaf Adult (CODA) families, groups and organisations, and other individuals who are interested in the welfare of deaf children, residing in the Auckland Region

"Once someone asked me why I attended a Deaf event, and before I could reply they said, ‘it is to learn NZSL’ – and that is certainly a bonus… but I didn’t like to say that the real reason was to find a place to park my heart, and to belong"

Membership fees

APODC family membership is $35 per calendar year. Membership fees are due each January.