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The Authoritative Voice Of And For Facilities Management In New Zealand

FMANZ represents New Zealand's community of FM professionals and supports education, advocacy and knowledge sharing for members and industry organisations.

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FM Summit 2019
26 + 27 June | Te Papa

Registrations Open
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30 May 2019
National Breakfast Seminar  
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31 May 2019
National Breakfast Seminar 
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13 June 2019
After 5pm Event - Wellington
Robert Walters new Agile Workspace walk-through
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Congratulations to Our Awards Finalists
We are delighted to announce the 10 finalists for this year's FMANZ Awards. Congratulations to the finalists for the Brian Happy Award for Facilities Manager of the Year: Tash Adams, Facilities Manager with Cheops Holdings and McKee Fehl Constructors, Kelly Coburn, Facilities Team Leader, Te Tai Ohanga - The Treasury, Andy Davison, Facilities Manager/General Manager, FM Concepts, John Hutchings - Account Director (Westpac & Auckland International Airport), Cushman & Wakefield and Sarah Reading - Head of Workplace Experience, Xero. Vying for our Young Achiever of the Year Award are Craig Chiverton, Contract Manager (New Zealand Post), Cushman & Wakefield and Nick Flack, Asset Planning & Maintenance Manager, Christchurch International Airport; and for the Service Provider of the Year Award: FM Concepts, Honeywell and MacMillan Plumbing & Gas. Congratulations all!

New Resene Platinum Partnership

FMANZ extends a warm welcome to Resene who joins the Association as Platinum Corporate Sponsor. “We welcome Resene to the FMANZ family and look forward to the opportunities created by this significant new partnership," says FMANZ CEO Gillian Wess. “As a leader in sustainable business practices, we’re excited by Resene's recognition of facilities managers as the ultimate enablers, ensuring the productivity and wellbeing of New Zealand's collective spaces.” “We have worked with facilities managers all over New Zealand on a huge range of decorating projects, big and small, over many years," says Vaughan Smidt, Resene National Business Development Manager. "We’re delighted to extend this even further and provide an extra level of support helping FMANZ to support their members.”


Keep Up To Date With FM News
Want to keep up to date with the goings on at FMANZ? Read the most recent issue of ForuM. Replacing our bi-monthly e-mag, ForuM ('FM for U') is FMANZ's new fortnightly e-newsletter, aiming to keep members more frequently up to date with important news.

Have You Registered for FM Summit 2019?
For the first time, we're bringing the FM Summit to Wellington. Where? Te Papa. When? 26-27 June. With speakers from New Zealand and around the world presenting on a wide variety of big picture and toolbox topics, two special Te Papa tours to choose from, and a fresh combination of plenary and break-out seminar sessions across both days, we think 2019 is our strongest line-up ever. Register today!

Congratulations To Our Newest Professional Members
Congratulations to FMANZ's latest cohort of assessed professional members. Donavin Wick (AFMANZ), Steve Alderdice (AFMANZ), Rose Smits (MFMANZ), Steve Collier (MFMANZ), Brendon Sheppard (MFMANZ), Tash Adams (MFMANZ), Andre Froggatt (MFMANZ), Andy Davison (MFMANZ), Amanda Collinson (MFMANZ) and Simon Hart (MFMANZ). READY TO APPLY? It's simple! Click here to identify which category you’re eligible for and then request an assessment form. Your request will only take a few minutes to process. 

Share Our Video: 'What FMs Do And Why Their Role Is So Important'
Ever get tired of explaining what Facilities Managers do and why their role is so important? With the help of a few of our members, we've put together a great video that answers these questions and more. Check it out here and be sure to share it with your friends and colleagues. 

Become a Member

Working in FM? You can't afford not to join FMANZ!

As a member of FMANZ you will be part of a growing community of FM professionals, and will gain access to knowledge, networks and resources that will help you do your job better and advance your career in Facilities Management.
FMANZ membership means you'll be recognised as someone who is:

  • Serious about professional development

  • Dedicated to best practices within your profession

  • Committed to leading the FM profession locally and globally

... which will give you an edge in the job market and distinguish you to employers and colleagues.


FMANZ offers Individual and Corporate memberships to FM professionals, and also invites businesses who supply goods and services to the FM industry to join as member organisations.


In keeping with the objectives of FMANZ to promote professional Facilities Management practice, FMANZ has developed a framework that enables the professional competencies and qualifications of members to be recognised. The introduction of new professional membership categories provides the stepping stones for Facilities Managers to progress towards attainment of Certified Membership. The new categories and membership benefits have been tiered according to individual experience, skills and qualifications, from entry to senior level FM, and are: Affiliate, Associate, Member, and Certified Professional Member. There are also categories for Student and Retired members, with the title of Fellow awarded to members who have made a significant contribution to FMANZ. 

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Education & Resources

When you become a member of FMANZ, a world of FM knowledge, networks and resources opens up to you, that can help you improve your work and advance your career.

A combination of breakfast and evening seminars, tailor-made workshops and classes, site visits, webinars and the annual FM Summit offer members valuable learning opportunities and resources essential for maintaining professional excellence. FMANZ is also committed to working with partners with flexible and responsive educational programmes that will deliver excellent content and create an education pathway for FMANZ members.The Association’s CPD programme allows you to pick and choose according to your needs, experience and existing qualifications.

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Become a member and enjoy unlimited access to FMANZ's expanding knowledge base of industry information in a variety of formats. FMANZ publishes a regular e-newsletter, ForuM, which focuses on industry news, views, issues and member profiles. Members also receive Facility Perspectives, the journal of the Facility Management Association of Australia, online, and four issues of INTERIOR magazine, published by AGM, per year.  The FMANZ website provides up-to-the-minute information on events and industry news and members have can also keep in touch via LinkedIn and Facebook. They are able to tap into the Association’s expanding knowledge base of relevant industry information in a variety of formats, from publications and research reports to special interest groups, discussion forums contract templates and webinars.

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What is Facilities Management?


'An organisational function which integrates people, place and process within the built environment
with the purpose of improving the quality of life of people and the productivity of the core business.'

(ISO 41011:2017)


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Better Buildings

FMANZ provides members with educational and other opportunities to ensure best practice in the effective and sustainable management of facilities in New Zealand.


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Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, workshops, our annual two-day Summit and formal educational opportunities put members in touch with each other and the latest thinking in the ever-changing world of FM.

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Professional Membership

Would you like to be able to use the post nominal CFMANZ? FMANZ has developed a framework to enable the professional competencies and qualifications of members to be recognised.
Find out more. 

Get In Touch!

Read an interesting blog or article recently, seen something useful, worried about upcoming changes, or had an idea which might benefit FMANZ and its members? Email: editor@fmanz.org.


Advertise a Job on our Website 

If you would like to advertise an available FM related position on our website please email info@fmanz.org

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




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