NZIQS has branches in Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury and Otago.
The role of the branches
Each branch is run by a board of members. They are elected at the Branch Board AGM each year.
The role of the branches is to:
- appoint one board member to represent them at the Institute’s Council
- arrange for contact and interviews for new members in their areas
- organise mentoring schemes for students
- organise local seminars, site visits and social functions
- liaise with other industry groups in their area.
NZIQS Branch Guidelines to assist Branch Boards to run meetings and events under NZIQS rules.
The Auckland branch covers the areas north of and including Rotorua and Whakatane. Two sub-branches run local events in Hamilton and Tauranga.
Auckland Branch Chairman: Grant Browne
Auckland Branch Secretary: Billy Walker
Waikato Sub-branch Chairperson: Anita Crowe
Tauranga Contact: Martin Bisset
Auckland Branch AGM - TBC
The Wellington branch covers the rest of the North Island. The Hawkes Bay has a sub-branch to run local events.
Wellington Branch Chairman: Brent Jefferys
Wellington Branch Secretary: Neil Edwards
Wellington Branch AGM - Thursday 20 April
Wellington 2017 AGM Motion Form - due 23 March 2017
Wellington 2017 Branch Nomination Form -due 13 April 2017
The Canterbury branch is based in Christchurch. It covers the area from Cook Strait in the north to the Waitaki River in the south.
Canterbury Branch Chair: Christopher Andis
Canterbury Branch Secretary: John Peez
Canterbury Branch AGM - Wednesday 26 April
Canterbury 2017 AGM Motion Form - due 29 March 2017
Canterbury 2017 Branch Nomination Form -due 19 April 2017
The Otago branch is based in Dunedin. It covers the area south of the Waitaki River. Sub-branches in Queenstown and Invercargill run local events.
Otago Branch Chairman: Calvin Beel
Otago Branch Secretary: Ben Sadowitz
Otago Branch AGM - Thursday 20 April, 12 noon, BNZ Centre, Dunedin
Otago 2017 AGM Agenda
Otago 2017 Branch Nomination Form -due 31 March 2017