How to join

To join the Dexter Cattle Society NZ Inc, please complete the Online Membership Application Form below, or download and print the paper form which follows it.

The membership year runs from 1st July to 30th June.
Renewals are due 1st of July.

Membership fee

  • Full $40: includes breeding (with Herd/Stud name approval), registration, voting rights, and a copy of the Dispatch, the Society's quarterly magazine.
  • Associate $30: allowed to own and transfer, and a copy of the Dispatch, the Society's quarterly magazine.
  • Junior $20: includes breeding (with Herd/Stud name approval), registration, and a copy of the Dispatch, the Society's quarterly magazine, no voting rights (must have a parent's signature for legal reasons).

 All membership renewals paid after the 1st of October will incur an administration fee of $10.

 

Stud Name Registration

  • $25 (once-only fee).
  • Your Herd/Stud name is used as a prefix to – and as part of the name of – the Dexter cattle you register.
  • Many breeders use their property names as their Herd/Stud name. However, the Herd/Stud name of any herd must be unique within DCSNZ Inc. You may submit two names, each of no more than 15 characters, including spaces.

 
Bank Account Details

The society's bank account is as follows:  Westpac Whangarei 03 0498 0252802 00

 


Online Membership Application Form

I / WE apply to become member(s) of the Dexter Cattle Society New Zealand Inc (DCSNZ) and agree if accepted to be bound by the Regulations of the Society. That MY / OUR name(s) and other details supplied, be included in the DCSNZ Inc Members Directory and Herd Registry.

Please note that your membership details will never be disclosed to outside organisations or individuals.

I / WE forward herewith MY / OUR first annual subscription.

 

 Membership Type   Privileges  Annual Fee 
 FULL  One or more people, with full rights to breeding, registration of cattle etc
 (once herd/stud name approved), allowed one vote per Membership/Stud,
 receive Newsletters & Dispatch.
 $40
 ASSOCIATE  Can own and transfer cattle only.
 Receive Newsletters & Dispatch but have no right to register stock or vote.
 $30
 JUNIOR  Junior under the age of 18 years old, with parent’s signature.
 Have same rights as full members but cannot vote.
 $20

 

 Required for monthly email newsletters and other important information 


Skip this section unless today's date is between 1st January and 30th June

All Membership Applications received on or after 1st January, will be offered the option of a Part Year Fee.  This must also include the following year's Membership, meaning that no further subs will be payable until July of the following year if this option is chosen at the time of joining.

 Membership Type   Part Year Fee 
 FULL  $60
 ASSOCIATE  $45
 JUNIOR  $30

 


Herd/Stud Name (optional)

Please note that it is not compulsory to enrol a Herd/Stud Name when joining DCSNZ. However Herd/Stud enrolment will be necessary to enable the registration of any animals that you breed.  Your Herd/Stud name is used as a prefix to – and as part of the name of – the Dexter cattle you register (e.g. If your Herd/Stud name is Black Park and you want to call your animal Elizabeth, you would put the following, Black Park Elizabeth).

Many breeders use their property name as their Herd/Stud name. However, the Herd/Stud name of any herd must be unique within DCSNZ. Please submit two choices for your Herd/Stud name, each of no more than 15 characters, including spaces between words.

To enrol your Herd/Stud name on the DCSNZ Register, a one-off fee of $25 applies.


Payment

Amount required is either:

ANNUAL FEE (as shown at top of form)

Or:

PART-YEAR FEE (if between 1st January - 30th June and you choose this option)

Also needed may be:

HERD/STUD NAME FEE (if you choose to do this now)


Send payment by Internet Banking to:

Westpac Whangarei: 03 0498 0252802 00

Please quote 'New Member' as reference
and include your Surname in the particulars.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL FULL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.


Download Membership Application Form

Click here to download a Membership Application Form (0.7MB PDF).
Send this form together with the appropriate subscription to the Membership Officer – all details are given on the form.

N.B.  Sending this form is not necessary if you have already completed the Online Membership Application Form above.

DCSNZ Regulations & Breed Standard

Click here to view the Regulations and Breed Standard of the Dexter Cattle Society NZ.

Dexter Dispatch

Click here to view recent issues of the Dexter Dispatch magazine.