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Why join New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS)?


Advantages of belonging to the NZIQS include professional standards and support, networking and international connections.

Listen to our members talk about the benefits of belonging to NZIQS and why its important to their clients.


Membership advantages are varied

Join and we help you develop your career, networks, skills, and knowledge. We work to raise the profile and reputation of quantity surveyors. We enable you to follow a career path from university study, through practice and membership, to professional registration. And we put you in touch with colleagues world-wide.

We promote standards in:
  • Professional ethics and work practices

  • quality of services and products in construction

  • education - from tertiary study through to accredited continuing professional development, and internationally recognised registration.

  • access to a professional indemnity provider

We offer a Registered QS qualification to senior members of the profession to recognise their level of experience and their continued professional development

Registered Quantity Surveyor

Get in touch with your professional colleagues here and overseas through:
  • social and networking events including an annual conference

  • liaison, affiliation, and membership agreements with overseas and international QS organisations

  • newsletters and resources

Our branches


Get world-class on-going education, as we:
  • offer registration to assure your clients that you deliver high professional standards of quality and service

  • consult on education programmes for QSs that lead to internationally recognised qualifications

  • assess continuing professional development

  • offer seminars, regional branch events, and site visits

  • provide professional publications, including subsidised access to reference books. 

Get involved as we seek to influence legislation and standards affecting the construction industry, such as:
  • industry legislation

  • lobbying government and other bodies on industry and QS issues

  • International recognition through the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors and the International Cost Engineering Council

Membership of NZIQS

Membership forms for NZIQS

What is a quantity surveyor?

Who we are?

If you are studying quantity surveying you'll also get the benefits of:
  • free membership while you're studying quantity surveying 

  • mentors for second and third year students

  • subsidised registration for the annual conference

  • regular and up-to-date information on the industry

  • educational events, including seminars, webinars and site visits

  • your CV listed on our website

Student membership

Form for student membership of NZIQS