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

13 October - Wellington
LED expert Peter Maurer joins FMANZ members to shed some light on LED technology and where the market is currently at. He will answer that all important question: Where is the business case? More information & registration >>

19 October - Auckland
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at this bustling naval base, which hosts training and support services for ships and navy personnel. More information & registration >>

3 & 4 November - Auckland
Trade exhibition for the facilities management and system integration industries
Learn more about this event >>

3 November - Wellington
DEBATE - Run-to-fail is more effective than Planned Renewals
A serious debate about asset management and planning. What is more effective? 
More information coming soon

30 November - Auckland       9 December - Christchurch
30 November - Wellington     TBC  -  Waikato/BOP

Christmas Functions - FMANZ Regional Branches
Join us to celebrate the end of the year and to look ahead to a successful 2017
More information coming soon


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FM Summit 2017: Call for Papers.
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Global FM's new study now available.

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New Chair Bruce Kenning shares his vision.



FM Summit 2017 will take place on 3rd & 4th May. Mark these dates in your diary now to ensure you don't miss out on FMANZ’s premier flagship event! We will be returning to Auckland's Villa Maria Winery and the Summit Committee is working tirelessly to draw together another outstanding programme and introduce some fresh new features. The theme for FM Summit 2017 is 'Forward FM' and this year the Committee is issuing a call for papers. You are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to convey your experiences and expertise, and present at the Summit. Find out more here. Deadline: 31st October.

FMANZ's National Awards Committee is pleased to announce the new Branch and National Service Awards. These awards have been established to recognise the hard work and dedication of FMANZ members at branch and national level, and will be presented each year at the FM Summit Dinner. At branch level there are two awards: Service Award & Distinguished Service Award. At national level there are three awards: Service Award, Distinguished Service Award & Honorary Fellow. Read more about the awards here.
Global FM has released the Global Facilities Management Market Sizing Study. This detailed new study offers in-depth FM market analysis for 33 countries, including NZ. Free digital copies of the study are available to FMANZ members. Email Sara at if you would like a copy.

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

CEO Gillian Wess reflects on her first three months in the job ... The countdown to FM Summit 2017 begins … we welcome a new member to the FMANZ Board and new Chair Bruce Kenning shares his vision for the profession and the Association. Plus a new awards scheme is announced, a new committee takes a fresh look at education and we have a raft of events from around the country, including dates for the Christmas parties. 
Also in this issue, be part of a ground-breaking global RICS-IFMA survey; FM Snippets is bursting with news from NZ and around the world; we find out what it takes to be the Facilities and Finance Coordinator for 2degrees Mobile; we have advice from EECA BUSINESS for increasing productivity; and tips for shutting out interruptions and maximising productivity ... all this and more in the October 2016 edition of FMANZ e-mag!



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

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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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