Become a Member, or Renew Your Membership

Who can become a member?

  • Your family or whānau is eligible for Full APODC Membership if you have a deaf child of any age, and live in the Auckland Region.
  • Parents, caregivers, the deaf child, and their siblings, are included within family membership.
  • If you do not have a deaf child, but are interested in the needs of deaf children, and live in
    the Auckland region, you are encouraged to become an Associate APODC Member.

Click here to download our Membership policy.

How much does it cost?

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

How do I apply?

To become a Full, or Associate member, please click on the button below to apply online, or download and email, or post your completed membership form to us.

Membership Renewals (1, 2 and 3 year options)

If you are an existing member, you can renew here, and choose from the 1yr, 2yr, and 3yr membership options. The annual membership fee ($35) will be charged at the start of each year, during your chosen membership period. You will receive a renewal notice once the membership period expires.

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"

Jenni Boulton
Associate Member, and ResourceTeacher of the Deaf (RTD)

Membership fees

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