Red Cross members are our eyes and ears on the ground, helping to inform the work we do and identifying new opportunities for growth and development.
Want to become a member?
Members may join Red Cross as an individual or as a member of one of our local area councils, branches and groups.
From knitting groups to student run events, members help us deliver services, fundraise and raise awareness about Red Cross.
- Apply online to become a member
- Contact your local service centre for more information or call 0800 RED CROSS
- Download the Member’s Handbook
Join your Red Cross youth group
Red Cross youth groups help us promote special campaigns, raise awareness of Red Cross programmes and services and contribute to important fundraising initiatives. Contact the National Youth Panel to find out who the Red Cross supporters are on your campus or in your neighbourhood – firstname.lastname@example.org
Where the need is greatest
Your support is a sign of hope, helping to meet both immediate and longer term needs, whether it’s by providing relief to communities affected by disaster, disease or conflict or helping refugee families resettle in New Zealand.