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Otaki Timebank

Apply for membership in Otaki Timebank

Membership Requirements

Here are the steps to join the Timebank

  1. Fill out the application form
    • Provide 2 referees
  2. Confirm your email address
    • You'll get an email: click on the link inside to confirm your email.
  3. Pay the $10/$5 fee, if you can afford it
    • See below

Application form

Once we receive your application:

  1. You can begin trading on the timebank as a provisional member
  2. We talk to your referees
  3. We check you have confirmed your email address
  4. If all that is OK, then we make you a full member.

What you need to know


You need to provide the name and phone number of 2 people who are willing to be your referee.

  • Your referees should have known you for 3 or more years
  • One of these can be a family member.
  • We need to be able to reach them by phone.


We currently charge $10 per annum to cover the hard costs of running the Timebank.

  • The fee is $5 for those with a Community Services Card.
  • Talk to us if this would prevent you from joining.


  1. 38 9009 0883779 00 Otaki Timebank,  with your name as a reference. 
  2. Or bring cash to our next event.

Application form

Transferring from another timebank:

  1. Fill out the application form.
  2. Tell us which Timebank you belonged to. (We will transfer your balance from your previous Timebank.)
  3. You will not need to provide referees.
  4. We would appreciate if you pay the $10/$5 fee, if you can afford it.

Any questions?

Contact us with any questions or for help making your application.