- An Annual Branch conference, typically attracting approximately 250 delegates
- Local technical and social meetings in some main centres
- Local Discussion Group Meetings
- Visiting Lecturer Programme
The Branch is active in promoting education mainly through two award schemes:
- Scholarships awarded for research to students enrolled at Tertiary Education institutions, through the AusIMM New Zealand Education Endowment Trust
- A cash prize for best student paper presented at the Annual Branch Conference
The Branch has a representative on the Minex Health & Safety Council. Minex aims to improve the mining industry’s health and safety performance, and provide centralised industry representation in matters relating to health and safety.
Other activities include: sponsorship of publications on New Zealand mineral deposits, comment on public issues that affect members, and the Tas McKee memorial address.
New Zealand Branch Rules are available here.
The Minerals Institute
The AusIMM (Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy) represents over 13,000 individuals working in the global minerals industry. Our focus is on promoting excellence across all professional disciplines through advocacy and provision of continuing professional development opportunities.
How to Join
Students: The NZ Branch has a policy of funding the membership fees of student members. Further information is available here.
Items you will need to send in with your application may include:
- Personal Information ie: Name, Address, Birthdate
- Three Sponsors’ Signatures for the grades of Fellow, Member and Associate, two sponsors for Graduates and one for Students (only Corporate members may sponsor applicants; Students and Graduates excepted – the Principal or Academic may sign).
- Verified evidence of education (Sponsors may sign)
- Verification of Professional Experience (Sponsors may sign)
- A Curriculum Vitae
- Any other Documentation that will support your application.
The AusIMM Code of Ethics
All members of The AusIMM are required under by-law 25 to comply with the code of ethics.
The purpose of the Code of Ethics is to ensure that all AusIMM members uphold and enhance the honesty, honour, integrity and dignity of their profession.
The AusIMM Code of Ethics can be viewed here.
New Zealand Branch Members
New Zealand Honorary Fellows
New Zealand Branch Chartered Professionals
The AusIMM Chartered Professional scheme is a system of accreditation aimed to clearly recognise the qualifications and experience of mining industry professionals and to enhance the employment and career prospects of AusIMM members. It also aims to provide optimum levels of protection for the community at large by offering high standards of professional probity.
AusIMM Chartered Professionals resident in New Zealand as at 29 January 2014:
|Name||CP Type||Phone||Email Address|
|John Allen||Geology||09 445 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ian Bogie||Geology||09 913 email@example.com|
|Adam Bonham-Carter||Mining||021 548 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Susan Bonham-Carter||Mining||021 543 email@example.com|
|Henry Dillon||Geology||021 824 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|John Dow||Management||03 545 email@example.com|
|Kane Inwood||Geotechnical & Geology||029 229 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alexander Phillips||Geotechnical||03 789 email@example.com|
|Kerry Stanaway||Geology||09 536 4394|
|David Stewart||Mining||03 578 firstname.lastname@example.org|
If you are an AusIMM New Zealand Branch Chartered Professional and would like to have your contact details included above please contact the New Zealand Branch Secretary.