With Southland having a broad range of industry including dairy factories, meat processors and New Zealand’s only aluminium smelter through to the Awarua tracking station spread across the region, they have a diverse range of members to network with and sites to visit. The Branch hold a variety of events each year, both social and professional to interest all.

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John Laskewitz

David Rider

Craig Barrow

Committee Members

  • Albie Ford
  • Carlo Gabriel
  • Chris Heaslip
  • Darryl Kensington
  • Justin Reid
  • Robin McNeill
  • Glenn O'Connor

Young Engineers Committee

  • Jemima Reid
  • Jessica McDowall

Student Ambassadors

  • Michael Bryan Morgan
  • Peter Wilson


Branch members