NZROHA membership options and application


Become an NZROHA Registered Professional Member - $120 per annum - apply now


Professional Membership Requirements:

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils 200 hours
Aromatherapy Massage 140 hours
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 150 hours
Holistic Aromatherapy Consultation/Treatment 150 Hours
Current First Aid Certificate  

Professional Members are Holistic Aromatherapists who have met the NZROHA professional standards of training criteria and have been accepted by the NZROHA Registration Board and Executive Committee onto the Register.

If you wish to become a member of NZROHA, and you have completed your training to NZQA's Level 6 requirements, then you are automatically accepted for membership. As we have a reciprocal agreement with IFPA ( International Federation of Holistic Aromatherapists) we accept IFPA members for membership as well. If you have trained with a Level 4 school, you must complete the necessary case studies as required.

To retain Professional Membership members must pay their subscription fees by 31 March, provide evidence of their current First Aid Certificate, bi-annually complete and provide evidence to the Register of their minimum 20 hours professional development, consistent with recommendations of the Register.

Only NZROHA Professional Members are entitled to use the NZROHA initials and logo, be listed on our Website Members Directory and Sharing Aromatherapy Electronic Newsletter, vote on matters at AGM and General Meetings, apply for individual membership and Professional Liability Insurance of the NZ Charter of Health Practitioners Inc, and participate in NZROHA sponsored promotions. 


As a Professional Member of the NZ REGISTER OF HOLISTIC AROMATHERAPISTS INC. (NZROHA) you are entitled to the following membership benefits:

  • be listed on the member directory on the NZROHA website (includes a photo, profile and contact information)
  • receive the ‘Sharing Aromatherapy’ electronic newsletter
  • be able to provide articles for the website
  • be able to be featured in the 'Sharing Aromatherapy' newsletter
  • pay reduced fees for NZROHA conference and workshops
  • be nominated to serve the Register as a member of the NZROHA Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is to be comprised of current financial members of which only two can be Associate members (Ref: Rule 20. ii)
  • Professional Members may apply for individual membership with Natural Health Practitioners NZ
  • Professional Members may apply to Natural Health Practitioners NZ for liability insurance

Activities that qualify for NZROHA Ongoing Professional Development -  10 hours are required per year or 20 hours over two years. 


Become an NZROHA Friend Member - $65 per annum 


Friend Membership Requirements:

  • Qualified aromatherapists who have attained Register training standards and are gaining workplace and/or clinic-based experience to achieve their professional recognition, must hold a current First Aid Certificate.
  • OR - Currently training in Aromatherapy and wishing to be part of the NZROHA.
  • OR - Individuals, organisations, or businesses that wish to become a member of NZROHA and be involved in the professional Aromatherapy community in NZ.
  • Private Training Establishment, Institute, Polytechnic, or University offering Aromatherapy courses.


As a Friend Member of the NZ REGISTER OF HOLISTIC AROMATHERAPISTS INC. (NZROHA) you are entitled to the following membership benefits:

  • receive the ‘Sharing Aromatherapy’ electronic newsletter
  • pay reduced fees for NZROHA conference and workshops
  • be nominated to serve the Register as a member of the NZROHA Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is to be comprised of current financial members of which only two can be Associate members (Ref: Rule 20. ii)

All Professional and Friend Members must abide by the NZROHA Rules, Code of Ethics and Code of Practice. They are entitled to receive the quarterly "Sharing Aromatherapy" electronic newsletter, pay reduced fees for NZROHA Conferences and workshops, may be nominated to serve the Register as a member of the NZROHA Executive Committee.


Membership Fees for 2020/2021 are:

Professional: $120.00; Friend: $65.00.


Non-member Electronic Newsletter subscription:

NZ - $45.00   Australia - AUD$45.00 UK - ₤20.00 USA – USD$35.00