The New Zealand Political Studies Association / Te Kāhui Tātai Tōrangapū o Aotearoa, or NZPSA, was founded in 1974 and is a collegial association of individuals. It exists to promote and encourage the study of politics involving not just academics, but also students and practitioners, journalists and pollsters. The NZPSA is a constituent member of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi, and holds an annual conference that welcomes a range of disciplinary perspectives to the study of political phenomenon.
The 2022 NZPSA Annual Conference will be hosted by the University of Waikato, between the 29th of November and the 1st of December 2022.
The theme of the conference is "Reclaiming Common Ground: A Key Challenge for Political Studies"
Details of the 2022 Conference can be found here.
WOMEN Talking Politics
The aim of Women Talking Politics – a mini-journal produced by the New Zealand Political Studies Association – is to promote the work of women political scientists in New Zealand.
The journal welcomes submissions by New Zealand-based women political scientists (both academic staff and postgraduate students).
Read the latest issue here.
Ability to attend the NZPSA annual conference.
Discounted members' rates at APSA & CPSA conferences.
Eligibility for international & domestic awards and grants.
Quarterly members' newsletter direct to your inbox.
Access to Network opportunities.
Eligibility for postgraduate conference prizes.
The NZPSA attracts members from a range of backgrounds and disciplines who come together at the annual NZPSA Conference.