About Us

The New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors is the professional organisation in New Zealand for quantity surveyors, estimators, cost managers and cost consultants in the construction industry. 



  • supports the interests of our members

  • promotes the highest ethical standards for the profession of quantity surveying

  • sets the highest educational standards for the profession of quantity surveying

  • encourages quantity surveying best practice

  • promotes the profession of quantity surveying nationally and internationally


We provide networking, industry advocacy, professional development, registration, and accreditation of education for quantity surveyors.

The institute is based in Wellington and is run by a board with support staff. We have branches in Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury, and Otago, along with international members.

NZIQS President

Hear Barry Calvert, 2017 – 2018 NZIQS President, talk about why he became President and his vision and focus for NZIQS


Who we are


Code of Conduct

HH Bunckenburg Trust

Annual Reports