The Branch in Nelson was set up in August 2011 by Hugo Judd, a former member of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and a former Official Secretary to the Governor General. It now has around 110 members.

Meetings are held every 4 or 5 weeks on weekdays at 5.30pm in the Media Centre of the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology.  Speakers have included diplomatic representatives in Wellington, Members of Parliament, academics, journalists and former New Zealand Ambassadors and High Commissioners. 

Download the membership application form.

Contact the branch

Chair: Bill Unwin

Secretary: Gabrielle Hervey