Join U3A Wellington City

Membership is open to older people not in full-time employment, subject to the approval of the U3A Wellington City committee and subject to the payment of the annual subscription.

Those who wish to join U3A Wellington City

You can either register online or download and post or email an application form:


1) Register online here. NB You will need a credit/debit card or a PayPal account.


2) Download the membership application form to print and post or scan and email.

Membership renewals for 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018

The subscription for the 1 July 2017-30 June 2018 financial year subscriptions remains at $35 a year per member.

If you are on the email reminder list you will be given the option to renew your membership and pay online.

Please note that couples cannot do this as one transaction – you must wait for each of your individual personalized renewal links.

From 1 June 2017 existing members will be progressively emailed a personalised link to the Wellington U3A database for this purpose. If you click on the link it will take you to your current record and allow you to update your information and pay your subscription by credit card. The payment screen will make reference to a PayPal account. If you do not have a PayPal account you should follow the credit card option (you do not need to make/have a PayPal account).

If you do not want to use this option then you can:


Make an internet banking payment to our Westpac Account 03 1540 0009019 01 including your name and phone number as reference.


Mail a cheque for $35 to U3A Wellington City Inc., PO Box 24529, Manners Street, Wellington 6142. Include your full name and phone number.

NB – Subscriptions cannot be paid at the lectures.

 New membership cards will be posted out progressively on receipt of payment. Scanning the new membership cards for entry at events and lectures will not commence until 31 July 2017.

Any members who have not paid by 31 August 2017 will be removed from the database and charged a $5 visitor fee to attend a lecture.

If you experience problems with the renewal process you should contact the Membership Secretary Chris Winstanley on phone 478 6178 or email

Your new membership card will be sent on receipt of your renewed subscription.

Change of Contact Details

Members are reminded that they should advise the membership secretary of any change of address, email address or telephone number.

New Members

Membership currently stands at 1,115. We are pleased to welcome 93 new members to the Wellington City U3A. They are: Liz & Dave Allen, Josran Astrac, Joy Baisford, Sharon Blaikie, Penny Beckett, Lynette Blakeley, Colin Brown, Jan Brydges-Jones, Stevie Bryson, Linda Bulger, Denise Calcott, David Castle, Phillipa Christie, Allan & Diane Cockburn, Pauline Cole, Judith Collins, Caryll Craig, Joan Dodd, Glenda Foster, Joy Gaisford, Kathy Graham, Wren Green, Penny Griffith, Susan Grindrod, Safaa Haddad, Richard Hall, David & Roisin Hannah, Russell Harding, Di Harrop, Mike Horvat, Susan Iles, Cushla Jamieson, Ross Jamieson, Ann Rees Jones, David Jones, Chris Jones, Justin Kerr, Donald King, Patricia Kirk, Trish Knaggs, Alison & Koenraad Kuiper, Howard Larsen, Ian Law, Frances Leather, Gerald Leather, Norma Lowe, Patrick McCabe, Valerie McCay, Winifred McEwen, Colin McKenzie, Kevin McLoughlin, Helen McNeil, Judith Mallalieu, Toni Marks,  Barbara & Russell Marshall, John Miller, Wayne & Kay Mills, Jennifer Nanson, Denis O’Brien, Linda Paris, Jane Perry, Jan Pryor, Margaret Richards, Christopher Roach, Heather Roberts, Jennifer Robinson, Murray Robinson, Ronald Ross, Dorothy & Neil Roulston, Jennifer & Guy Sarfiti, Peter Schumacher, Andrew Simmons, Lew Skinner, Adriann Smith, Ann Smith, Sheelagh Smyth, David Tinsley, Stephen Todd, Evelyn Tompson, Naomi Trigg, Tricia Walbridge, Owen Watson, Annette Woods, Janice Young, Jo Zweng,

It is significant that 84% of these new members enrolled via the website on-line system illustrating that the provision of this option was a worthwhile move.

The move to permanent plastic membership cards that can be scanned on entry to lectures is on track. Members will receive these permanent cards when they renew this year. The scanning process which will check that membership has been paid and record numbers attending each lecture is expected to come into operation from the end of July 2017.

Chris Winstanley

Membership Secretary