Benefits of

being a member

There are many benefits membership of Straterra brings to your organisation. The stronger our membership, the better resourced Straterra will be to deliver on industry goals.

Benefits include:

Access to a
skilled policy and advocacy team working in Wellington on your behalf

Telling our story – talking about mining in New Zealand across mainstream, industry, and social media

Communication – direct emails to keep you up to date on our work and industry representation; analysis on issues impacting the industry

Political nous – direct access to decision makers and politicians, including Cabinet Ministers

Reputation management – negotiating the mining industry’s “licence to operate”

Disaster response – our skilled media and political operatives can manage an industry-wide response to a disaster, such as Covid-19

Friends and neighbours – we have strong relationships across government agencies and with other advocacy groups

Events – events focused on education, discussion, exchange of ideas, and networking

Awards – industry awards to recognise the best in the business and rising stars

Office space – if you have meetings in Wellington and need desk space, meeting and board rooms, Wi-Fi and support services are available to members

Health and safety – close relationship with MinEx (based in our offices) and CE sits on MinEx Board

Sector strategy – work with other representative groups to ensure the minerals sector is united and speaks with one voice

Advice – we are here to help members and will issue sector-wide advice on our website, but also, you can contact us any time

Your logo – member logo features on the Straterra website

For more information, please contact Josie Vidal at, or on 022 377 0012.

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