Current Members

Please check the online spreadsheet to see if your school is a paid member of ASTA.

ASTA Membership prices

Individual $10

Primary or Intermediate Schools – $20

Secondary school with roll below 800 students – $40

Secondary school with roll above 800 students – $60


Lifetime Members

NameYear Nomination
Jan Giffney2015For 19 years of service to Science teachers in Auckland through workshops at St Cuthbert’s College and conferences, extensive work with NZQA and MoE and for her support for students through many publications.
Judy Walsby2015For her longstanding support of Horticulture teaching in Auckland through support groups and workshops and for her work as a committee member of ASTA.
Ian Torrie2014For his outstanding support for Chemistry teachers over a sustained period of time and involvement in the ASTA Committee.
Ian Milne2014 For service to Primary Science in Auckland, starting the Primary Science sub-committee and running the Primary Science Conference nationwide.
Mikhal Stone 2013For her support to all science areas in Auckland (and greater New Zealand) for a sustained number of years.
Murray Black 2012 For his long service to Science Fair committee work and judging.
Kel Angelsey2002He was nominated after spending several years on the committee. He was heavily involved in Earth Science Education, including organisation of the annual and very popular Geology Field day in conjunction with the Geology Department of Auckland University.
Denis Burchill2001Denis has a long history of service to the Science education community and performed a vital service in the early communication of ASTA activities.
Graham King2001Graham was involved in Science Fairs and on the ASTA Committee for many years and was involved in organising SciCon in 2002.
Brendan Schollum1992Brendan spent many years on the ASTA committee and was involved in organising SCICON 1988.
Colin Percy1986 Colin spent many years as a very active member of ASTA including many years as president.
Donald Jeffrey1986Donald was HOD, Physics at Kings College for 15 years from 1969. During his time in Auckland he contributed to the following groups:
Auckland Science Exhibition Committee: Committee member, 1970 – 1971; Chairperson, 1972 – 1975; Judging Convenor, 1976 – 1977.
Philips New Zealand Science Fair: Secretary, 1978. Auckland Science Teachers Association: Vice-president, 1979 – 1980; President, 1981 – 1982.
Auckland Regional Physics Committee of the University Entrance Board: Member, 1976 – 1985.