A Mema Kura is considered an active member of the Association, whom physically attends and/or participates in the Association activities and has children enrolled in the school.
A Mema Whanau member is considered an active or non-active member of the Association. An active Mema whanau similar to Mema Kura physically attends and/or participates in the Association activities however does not have children enrolled in the school. A non-active Mema Whanau is someone who does not physically attend and/or participates in the Association activities or have children in the school (unless the children are registered by another legal guardian).
A Mema Ropu membership allows for organisations &/or groups to directly affiliate with Te Arahina and become a formal member, without registering every single member of your organisation or group. Note, it needs to be an authorised member of your organisation &/or group to register.
Mema Ora/Honore (Life/Honorary Member): Nominated by fellow members and/or community and Approved by the Executive Committee based on the merits of the nomination.