Membership of the Association

Margaret Dawson and her Romney flock, Cheviot, North Canterbury

Benefits of membership include:

  • Friendship with others interested in coloured sheep
  • Regular informative Magazines
  • Access to our Library, which includes books and past issues of the magazine. See also our list of books (PDF, 10KB)and the index (PDF, 78KB) to our magazine.
  • The annual Flock Book, in which you can list your flock (however small)
  • Conference and AGM, held each year in a different area
  • Sales of quality breeding stock
  • Sheep and wool Judging Schools, for those wishing to become judges
  • Many interesting Branch activities

Subscription for new members is at the special introductory rate of $40 for the first year (after 1 October this will give you membership for the following year as well). After that, ordinary membership is $75 per year. The subscription includes Branch as well as Association membership.

A new junior membership has been created in 2012. For the reduced rate of $25 per year an individual under 18 years old has full membership rights, (including attending field days and meetings, entry rights into all competitions, receipt of the magazine and flock book) except the right to vote at the AGM and other business meetings.

For for more information see our pamphlet An Invitation to Join the Black & Coloured Sheep Breaders' Association of New Zealand (PDF) , or contact the membership coordinator Helen Bush, 103 West St, Feilding 4702, ph 06 323 0247, or email

coloured flock against a mountain backdrop Spring time twin lambs fleeces displayed at the 2004 World Congress
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