The Facilities Management Association of New Zealand (FMANZ) represents New Zealand's community of Facilities Management professionals and supports education, networking and knowledge sharing for members and member organisations
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The hub for New Zealand's FM community: Networking, Leadership & Education.

Events 2016

Wellington: 2 September       Auckland: 2 September
Christchurch: 9 September    Hamilton: 16 September

A presentation covering real case studies, showing how to handle passive fire issues and make improvements. Insights into how the Warrant of fitness process works, and the challenges faced when working across a large portfolio.
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22 September - Auckland
RAISING THE BAR - How to create a staff-driven, high-performance culture
Presented by Cherri Holland, this After-5 session shows you how to build a high-performance, staff-driven culture where everyone pulls their weight and continuous improvement provides a service edge.
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3 & 4 November - Auckland
Trade exhibition for the facilities management and system integration industries
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Veronkia Harrison joins the FMANZ Board.
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Welcome to FMANZ's newest board member, Veronika Harrison. Based in Wellington, Veronika is Senior Facilities Manager at Westpac, a role which sees her providing relationship contract management within a portfolio of 199 branches and seven corporate offices. Veronika was a member of FMANZ’s Auckland Committee for two years, and joined the Wellington Committee when she moved to the Capital in 2014.  She became FMANZ-accredited in 2013. Veronika replaces outgoing board member and Chair John Braithwaite as a representative for the Central region.

FMANZ's AGM was held on the evening of Thursday 18 August. Members were invited to join the meeting in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton, and the proceedings were livestreamed from Auckland. You can read the Annual Report here.

In the latest issue of FMANZ e-mag ...

Departing chair John Braithwaite shares his  aspirations for FMANZ ... we unveil the prospectus for New Zealand’s first FM degree – a major milestone for the industry … and we take a look at the booming FM job market and find out how much you can expect to earn. Plus don't miss out on FM Snippets - it's bursting with news from NZ and around the world.
Also in this issue, how Valspar and Colliers worked together to beat the Queenstown winter; Christchurch Casino’s big win at the energy table; a day in the life of Stuart Graham from Christchurch City Council; accessibility in buildings – are you doing it right?; your obligations as an employer when it comes to surveillance; and how Fonterra is making ABW work in its new headquarters... all this and more in the August 2016 edition of FMANZ e-mag - out now!



Become a Member

When you become an FMANZ member, you’ll gain access to knowledge, networks and resources that can help you to improve your work and advance your career in facilities management.

  • Educational breakfasts, workshops, formal educational opportunities

  • Networking

  • Discounts on the cost of educational and networking events and professional development courses

  • Reduced fee for Summit tickets 

  • Complimentary subscription to quarterly industry magazine

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       Membership includes subscription
      to Facilities Perspectives Magazine



When you become an FMANZ member, you’ll gain access to knowledge, networks and resources that can help you to improve your work and advance your career in facilities management.

  • Papers and presentations

  • FMANZ contract forms

  • Membership surveys

  • Annual Reports

  • Sustainable building management resources

  • Affiliated links

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What is Facilities Management?

The Facilities Management profession encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology


A Facilities Manager organises, controls and coordinates the strategic and operational management of buildings and facilities in a public and private organisations to ensure the proper and efficient operation of all physical aspects of a facility, to create and sustain safe and productive environments for occupants.

(source: Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO)


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FMANZ provides members with educational and other opportunities to ensure best practice in the quality, sustainability and effectiveness in the changing work environment.


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When you're a member of FMANZ you're not alone. Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, workshops, our annual two-day Summit and formal educational opportunities put members in touch with the latest thinking on the ever-changing world of Facilities Management. Members also benefit from our links with organisations such as the New Zealand Green Building Council, and with other FM groups worldwide. 

Professional Competencies Framework

The FMANZ Professional Competencies Framework sets out the requirements for continuing professional development.Click below to learn more about the Competency Framework and how to apply for accreditation.
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It's Your FMANZ e-mag

What's happening in the FM world in your city? Share it with your FM colleagues by sending a short email to:

Read an interesting FM paper recently, seen something useful, worried about upcoming changes, or had an idea which might benefit FMANZ and its members? Email:

The FMANZ e-mag is published bi-monthly. Ideas and contributions welcomed.

Advertise a Job on our Website 

If you would like to advertise an available FM related position on our website please email with a Word Document of the job description including closing date of application. 

For further details on advertising jobs on our website go to our Job Centre.


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FM Superpowers

Commissioned for FM Summit 2016, this cartoon by award-winning cartoonist Rod Emmerson captures perfectly the superhero abilities sometimes needed in FM!

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