Electricity Engineers’ Association

The Electricity Engineers' Association (EEA) is an independent association representing engineers and technical staff working in the electricity supply industry. The Association has over 350 individual members and 35 corporate members representing electricity generation, transmission and distribution networks, contracting, consulting and equipment suppliers in our industry.

The EEA fulfils a number of roles for its members and industry by: providing leadership, advocacy, education and information on issues affecting engineering, technical and safety performance in the electricity supply industry; facilitating and co-ordinating professional development and learning opportunities for members and the wider industry; developing, maintaining and supporting national and international Standards, guidelines and best practice documents which support innovation and engineering, technical and safety excellence within the industry; and providing independent fora to debate engineering, technical and safety issues affecting the industry.

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IPWEA NZ is the brand name of the Institute of Public Works Engineering New Zealand Incorporated (IPWEA NZ).

The IPWEA NZ vision is: Leaders in engineering and asset management for sustainable communities.

The IPWEA NZ mission is: We will champion integrated management of services for communities through excellence in engineering and asset management.

IPWEA NZ represents all those who manage, maintain and operate public infrastructure in New Zealand. Public infrastructure includes roads and bridges, water supplies, sewerage schemes, stormwater systems, river control schemes, land drainage schemes, airports, and harbour facilities.

The focus of IPWEA NZ is on asset management and engineering for public infrastructure. IPWEA NZ provides technology transfer opportunities for its members through branch meetings, seminars and an annual conference. It delivers asset management services to the sector through its Companies, committees and Special Interest Groups: New Zealand Asset Management Support (NAMS)

  • Roading Infrastructure Management Steering (RIMS) Group
  • Infrastructure Decision Support (IDS)
  • Land Development Engineering Group (LDEG)

The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand

The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) is the national body representing professional engineers in New Zealand, and has around 13,000 members.

IPENZ has a proud history with the engineering community in New Zealand, motivated by the notion of service by a profession to wider society. Originally formed in 1914, the Institution today represents engineers from all disciplines and is the voice of engineers through submissions to government on engineering practice. It runs a public-good programme in which it assists the resolution of critical national and community issues by bringing forward the considered, collective views of the engineering profession. The key policy areas in which it is presently active include innovation and growth, education, infrastructure and energy, sustainability and environment, and impacts of technology on society.

Based in Wellington with branches throughout New Zealand, IPENZ facilitates the setting of agreed competence and ethical standards and ensures that these standards are adhered to. The Institution also facilitates the accreditation of engineering degrees and diplomas in New Zealand tertiary institutions and works closely with industry to ensure New Zealand engineering is aligned with international best practice.

ACENZAssociation of Consulting Engineers New Zealand

Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) is a commercially focused business association representing the business interests of New Zealand private consulting engineering practices. ACENZ has 176 corporate members employing over 8,500 professional and technical staff. While dominantly engineers, these professionals also include architects, planners, surveyors and scientists, as well as project managers to provide a whole-of-project service to clients. Members collectively earned in the order $1 billion last year.


ACENZ’s role is to help members achieve and sustain business and professional excellence, that they may continue to bring economic and social benefits to individuals, communities and New Zealand as a whole.

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Civil contractors New ZealandCivil Contractors New Zealand

Civil Contractors New Zealand is pleased to play a part in bringing together engineers in the civil construction industry. Civil engineers working in contracting businesses and in consultancies have a lot to be proud of in the contribution they make. These Awards showcase engineering achievements and provide a shining example to those considering embarking on a career in engineering. We encourage potential civil engineers to take inspiration from these projects so they too can continue the legacy of engineering excellence that underpins New Zealand’s economic and social development.

Water New ZealandWater New Zealand

Water New Zealand is an independent not-for-profit association of water professionals and organisations, providing leadership in the water sector, through effective advocacy, collaboration and professional development. It has a very broad-based membership connecting professionals throughout the country and across water-related disciplines. Formed in 1958, the Association has provided support and representation to individuals and organisations for over 50 years. It continues this work in an environment where water is being increasingly seen as a key strategic resource providing competitive advantage for New Zealand. Public policy on water governance is constantly evolving.

NZCEDThe New Zealand Council of Engineering Deans

The New Zealand Council of Engineering Deans is dedicated to providing a set of co-ordinated, co-operative world class engineering programmes. These programmes deliver graduates and innovative research outcomes contributing to the prosperity, wealth and well-being of all New Zealanders.

CCANZCement & Concrete Association of New Zealand (CCANZ)

By blending technical and marketing disciplines, as well as balancing growth opportunities with support for existing markets, CCANZ aims to ensure that industry decision makers realise the full potential of concrete as key to a sustainable built environment. The methods CCANZ employs to achieve its objectives include delivering industry solutions based on technical expertise, providing effective representation to Government, regulators and other stakeholders, as well as co-ordinating concrete-based education, training and research initiatives.

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