Start a Branch

When you start a local branch, you are helping us to create a better New Zealand. Our team works with Zone Representatives to develop and support the new branch during the process.

Keep Waihi Beautiful branch and volunteers during Clean Up Week 2017
Keep Waihi Beautiful branch and volunteers during Clean Up Week 2017
Keep Inglewood Beautiful at Clean Up Week 2017
Keep Inglewood Beautiful at Clean Up Week 2017
Keep Tauranga Beautiful during Clean Up Week 2017
Keep Tauranga Beautiful during Clean Up Week 2017
Keep New Zealand Beautiful Board
Keep New Zealand Beautiful Board

Reasons to start a Branch

You want to walk the talk and take care of your little neck of New Zealand.

You're a Keep New Zealand Beautiful Member, and:

  • Your local territorial authority doesn’t have a branch;
  • Your community has a need for environmental education and programmes; and
  • You want to help us to educate the next generation of Tidy Kiwis.

Benefits of starting a Branch

  • The team will assist with PR and send out a press release announcing our partnership via our website, social media channels, monthly newsletter and the local newspaper;
  • Special discounts on KNZB merchandise and access to giveaway prizes
  • Early bird prices to KNZB events; and
  • You will be provided with a Branch Welcome Kit that includes:
    • Full local logo suite
    • Facebook/Instagram/Twitter cover and profile image
    • Letterhead with local logo and footer information
    • Business card template
    • Power point master template for national umbrella programming
    • Marketing tips and tricks guide for social media and local media
    • Reference Sheet for media (includes national facts and how to for media)
    • Measurement and tracking guide so that you may track your impact in the local community
    • National reporting template – required to be sent to KNZB quarterly on planting, painting, clean-up and beautification projects
    • Volunteer recruitment and management pack
    • Voting rights at our annual AGM
    • Funding and sponsorship toolkit

How to start a Branch

You'll first need to contact the team,so fill in the expression of interest form below, or phone our team on 09 264 1434 and our national office team will get back to you. They'll help with the process and guide you through the requirements. Before you begin, remember:

  • A new Branch must have a minimum of 6 members. The structure is outlined in the documents below.

Resources & reference

Tools

Branch support

Express your interest in setting up a Branch

Enter your contact details below and we'll get back to you with more information