Our Branches

NZIQS has branches in Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury and Otago.  Local committees also organise activities in other areas throughout New Zealand.

The role of the branches is to:

  • organise local seminars, site visits and social functions
  • liaise with other industry groups in their area. 
  • arrange for interviews for new MNZIQS members in their areas
  • organise mentoring schemes for students
  • appoint a board member to represent them at the Institute’s Council

Each branch is run by a board of members. They are elected at the Branch Board AGM each year.

Auckland

The Auckland branch covers the areas north of and including Rotorua and Whakatane. Local committees organise events in Hamilton and Tauranga.

Auckland Branch Chairman: Heidi van Eeden

Auckland Branch Secretary: Natalie Beeson

Waikato Contact: Anita Crowe

Tauranga Contact: Martin Bisset


2020 AGM - 2nd of April (Thursday) 

Submit a Motion form due by 5 pm, 12th of March (Thursday)

Submit a Nomination form due by 5 pm, 26th of March (Thursday)

Wellington

The Wellington branch covers the rest of the North Island. Local committees organise events in the Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North and New Plymouth. 

Wellington Branch Chairman: Bevan Hartley

Wellington Branch Secretary: Stuart Watson

Hawkes Bay Contact: Elwin Sharp

Palmerston North Contact: Tony Nicholls

New Plymouth Contact: Cole Wenmoth

 

2020 AGM - 30th of April (Thursday) 

Submit a Motion form due by 5 pm, 9th of April (Thursday)

Submit a Nomination form due by 5 pm, 23rd of April (Thursday)

Canterbury

The Canterbury branch covers the area from Cook Strait in the north to the Waitaki River in the south.  A local committee organises events in Nelson.

Canterbury Branch Chairman: Stewart Harrison

Canterbury Branch Secretary: Chris Andis

Nelson Contact: Rua Sargent

 

2020 AGM - 21st of April (Tuesday) 

Submit a Motion form due by 5 pm, 31st of March (Tuesday)

Submit a Nomination form due by 5 pm, 14th of April (Tuesday)

 

Otago

The Otago branch covers the area south of the Waitaki River.  Local committees organise events in Dunedin, Queenstown and Invercargill.

Otago Branch Chairman: James Young

Otago Branch Secretary: Zach Pronk

Queenstown Contact: Neil Gough

Invercargill Contact: Richard Smith

 

2020 AGM - 3rd of April (Friday) 

Submit a Motion form due by 5 pm, 13th of March (Friday)

Submit a Nomination form due by 5 pm, 27th of March (Friday)