renew your Membership 2024

It's time to renew your FICA membership. Be represented and supported while accessing a suite of great benefits. The cost of FICA Membership has not increased in the past 6 years and will remain the same again in 2024. 


Why join FICA?

  • Be represented ‘at the table’ with key industry groups and government agencies

  • Be affiliated with an organisation known for professionalism as a leader in forestry

  • Access networking, learning and development opportunities and member benefits

Some of the activities we have been involved with over the last 12 months include:

FICA’s aims in education are to upskill the contractor community, prioritise safety in the workplace, increase best practice adoption and advance industry professionalism:

  • Model contract template project launched in August 2023 transformational negotiations and demonstrating “what good” looks like

  • ROVE advisory group completes BluePrint for vocational training and advocating to TEC organisations

  • Mates 4 Life pilot completed in Hawkes Bay with an Auction that raised $40K for further development

  • Be a Mate : Hei Hoa Te Ngahere Business Case and forestry centric wellbeing programme underway for 2023/24

  • Monthly webinars bringing experts in on business support topics through challenging times

  • Part of a Hauler Guarding Technical Advisory Group to establish an industry best practise guide

  • Involved in Toroawhi and Safetree Certification Governance

  • Yarder Tower Inspectors Certification Programme stepped up to professional management

  • Steering Group for the Industry Transformation Plan

  • ACOP Review support and industry input

  • Silviculture / Migrant Worker Guidelines – being a good employer

  • FENZ Partnership opportunity

  • MOU Partners and lead in Training & Education Entity

  • Pio Terei Wellbeing Video Series during Cyclone Gabrielle & A-OK support


Through promotional activity FICA is focused on strengthening the “social licence” to operate, encouraging entry into the contractor workforce and growing the voice of the forestry contractor community:

  • Immigration Class Exception for forestry workers received 500 places to get more workers to ground in 2023

  • Fast & Forward Forestry EXPO saw over 5000 visitors through the gates over 2 days and a sell out of trade stands with outstanding feedback for this inaugural event owned by FICA

  • Celebrating 20 years of FICA

  • Lead role for the implementation and design of Find Your Fit In Forestry – diversity of roles to the public via radio – newspaper – social media and TV

  • Support and judging panel for Micro Innovation Competition

  • “Doing it Real” Contractor good bugger stories on video

  • State of the Nation PR’s through media during Cyclone Gabrielle crisis

  • Promotional stand at the National Fieldays Forestry Hub



n3 Membership – savings for your business

Save money on your everyday business needs with 50+ Suppliers. In 2022, the average FICA Member saved $10,169* with n3 Suppliers, primarily on safety equipment, building supplies, office essentials and fuel. Plus, FICA fully covers your n3 Membership fee; it is free to you as a Member.

Trade On-Account with Suppliers:

  • Trade directly with 50+ Suppliers and receive a monthly invoice.

  • If you already trade with one of n3’s Suppliers, they can run a price comparison and if beneficial, they will put you onto the n3 price file and you can continue trading as normal.

Or with your n3 Trade Card and App:

  • Get discounts on the go at 20+ Suppliers and pay cash or EFTPOS for goods at the time of purchase.

  • Available in a physical card and a smartphone app

To find out more and to activate your n3 membership click here

*The savings shown represent 2022 calendar year. Sample based on Members who use 3 or more n3 Suppliers on-account. Savings are indicative only and based on typical n3 Member savings and/or Supplier tender responses from a combination of list price, trade price or RRP depending on category. Individual Member savings will vary depending on basket of goods purchased.

Boost (powered by n3) – savings for your employees

  • A benefits programme that lets employers reward their team with discounts and special offers at NZ retailers and service providers.

  • Available in the convenience of a smartphone app and website

  • Ability to add existing staff incentives, giving your staff a single place for all your employee benefits

Forme discounts

Several of Forme’s regular publications are used as industry standards throughout New Zealand and increasingly in Australia and further abroad. Forme is known for its industry research, in house databases and regular reports. Informe is an annual publication which Forme publishes which monitors and tracks the escalation of costs for typical forestry equipment within the sectors of Harvesting, Forestry (silviculture) and Engineering. As part of your membership, you'll get access to discounted copies as below:

Retail Price

FICA Member Price

Total Discount

Informe Harvesting 2024




Informe Forestry 2024




Informe Engineering 2024




New Zealand Logger Magazine - complimentary subscription

Add your key staff for inclusion in your NZ Logger Magazine complimentary subscription, with additional quantities reflecting your level of membership. NZ Logger Magazine includes a 4-page spread from FICA featuring updates and news from our industry, while also promoting our sponsors.

Communications / Invites

Get updates and invites for relevant events and activities. Plus, receive to receive Conference & AGM invites with associated member discounts for you and your staff. 

Recognition and Affiliation

Get recognition with access to a FICA email signature that can be used on your emails to promote your membership. You'll be affiliated with a professional body, understanding and agreeing to the FICA Code of Ethics, bringing credibility and professionalism to the organisation. 

Sponsor Recognition

FICA would not be able to operate without the support of our sponsors.

From time to time our sponsors offer special packages and discounts to FICA members. You can check out our sponsors here.  

Member Packages

Associate Member / Sole Trader

For service providers + Sole Traders ONLY
Annual Fee
$500 + GST




NZ Logger Magazine

Full n3 Membership

Conference AGM


Sponsors Offers


Turnover under $1M pa
Annual Fee $750 + GST




NZ Logger Magazine

Full n3 Membership

Conference AGM


Sponsors Offers


Turnover under $5M pa
Annual Fee $1500 + GST




NZ Logger Magazine x2

Full n3 Membership

Conference AGM


Sponsors Offers


Turnover excess of $5M pa
Annual Fee $2500 + GST




NZ Logger Magazine x4

Full n3 Membership

Conference AGM


Sponsors Offers

Join FICA Today

Please complete the membership form renewal below. Information you provide will help us to keep your business and your key staff updated as part of your membership package. Split payment terms are available on request. Contact