If you’re an engineer, you need to belong. As New Zealand's professional body for engineers, we're committed to growing your credibility, connections, recognition and influence. We'll be there for you at every stage of your career to help you become the best engineer you can be. Let's do amazing things together.


Community of support

Engineering New Zealand is an inclusive network of engineers. We’re from a wide variety of engineering fields and backgrounds including academia, government and firms in engineering and technology professions.

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Education and events

We believe in keeping current and making sure our members can be the best engineers. That's why as a member you’ll pay reduced fees for courses, online learning and events that offer networking, professional development and leadership training.

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Leadership skills

Our members are encouraged and supported in the development of skills necessary to be effective leaders in a global marketplace. Here’s your chance to develop your experience through leadership roles at both regional and national levels.

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Resources and information

Resources and information

We believe in sharing engineering knowledge. As a member, you’ll have access to the most vital documents and information to make sure you're a step ahead of the rest. This includes technical information like practice notes and guidance, as well as our regular email news and our member magazine.

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Travel the world

When you have an academic qualification accredited by us, you’ve got professional recognition under the Washington, Sydney, and Dublin Accords. This means you’ll only need minimal assessment on local knowledge if you move overseas to work. Start packing your bags!

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Membership Types

We have a membership type for whatever stage you’re at in your career.



Get involved in the engineering community and give yourself a head start for your future career. Meet engineers, potential employers and connect with your peers. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Am I eligible? If you're studying towards a recognised engineering or engineering geology course in New Zealand you qualify for this membership.


Emerging Professional

Make the move from tertiary education to working life. Maximise professional development and networking opportunities as you embark on your engineering career.

Am I eligible? If you have a recognised engineering qualification and fewer than five years' engineering experience you qualify for this membership.



Learn about new advances and technologies, keep your skills up to date, and continue building your professional network. Our Member class is the professional home for those who are looking to progress their careers.

Am I eligible? If you have a recognised engineering qualification and more than five years' engineering experience you qualify for this membership.



Chartered Membership is a demonstration of your engineering expertise, commitment and ethical standards. It meets an international standard of competence and professionalism.

Am I eligible? If you are already a Member and complete an assessment, you qualify for this membership.



Fellowship is an honoured class of membership recognising highly experienced professionals who have made a huge impact on engineering in New Zealand.

Am I eligible? To be eligible to apply for Fellowship you need the support of 3 sponsors. For both Honorary and Distinguished Fellowships, you must already be a fellow and be nominated.

Not an engineer? You can still become a member


Our Affiliate class helps keep those with an interest in engineering and technology connected to the latest news. You'll get a range of benefits, including subscriptions to our newsletters and publications and member rates on courses.

Am I eligible? Anyone with an interest in engineering and technology can apply as an Affiliate Member.