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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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16 - 17 June 2020
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February - March 2020
Wellington - Auckland - Christchurch
Building Compliance 101 and 201 courses - For New and Experienced FMs.
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Work Experience Sought for School Leavers
Help us introduce high school students to the wonderful world of facilities management! In partnership with Ara (MBIE Skills Hub), we're looking for employers willing to provide work experience for Year 13 students. Unpaid, this would take the form of job-shadowing, one day per week for 3-6 months. All candidates come pre-screened by Ara and demonstrate a real desire to better understand FM. Ara will provide pastoral care if required. If you'd like to learn more, please contact Wayne at pd@fmanz.org.

Covid-10 Virus - What You Need to Know

Help The Covid-19 outbreak is very likely high on your radar. InfraNews this week published a comprehensive article about guarding the workplace against the virus, complete with useful links. Read it here.

Registrations for FM Summit 2020 Are Now Open
If you work in FM, you can't afford to miss THE FM event of the year! We're hugely excited about the line-up of speakers and topics at this year's FM Summit, taking place at Cordis, Auckland on Tuesday 16 – Wednesday 17 June.

Our theme, ‘The Big Shift’, explores the vital role facilities managers are being called upon to play in 2020, and into the coming decade. It’s about taking action, creating momentum and being part of the change that needs to happen in the world.

Our speakers will examine the seismic shifts taking place globally – around sustainability, climate change, mental health, diversity and inclusion, leadership, technology, and new ways of working – and explore the important contribution facilities managers can make as custodians of the built environment. There will also be plenty of practical sessions and workshops to keep you abreast of developments in building regulations, HVAC, asset management and more.

If you want to stay current, develop professionally, broaden your networks, and deepen your understanding of the ever-evolving FM industry, you need to be at FM Summit 2020!

Register here before midnight on Friday 1 May to save with our early registration discount: 

Awards Now Open
Nominations are open for the 2020 FMANZ Awards! If you know someone who deserves recognition for the great work they're doing (including yourself), it's time to tell us about it. As well as the Brian Happy Award for Facilities Manager of the Year, Young Achiever of the Year and Service Provider of the Year, we're calling for nominations for National and Branch Service Awards too. See here for more information. Entries close 29 March.

Congratulations to our Newest Assessed Members

Congratulations to the following members who have taken the time to apply to be assessed into a new membership category, communicating to employers, recruiters and colleagues they have a high level of skill, experience, knowledge, and qualifications commensurate with the MFMANZ (Member) post-nominal they can now use on their business cards, email signatures, CVs etc.

Shane Broderson, MFMANZ
David Curry, MFMANZ
Shaun Gadsby, MFMANZ
Leah Hearn, MFMANZ
Chris Jewell, MFMANZ
Steve Lewis, MFMANZ
Jeff Lukin, MFMANZ


The FMANZ Foundation Is Here to Help

Need money for your FM research or project? The FMANZ Foundation is here to help! If you're looking for funding to complete research that will benefit FM in NZ, or to support a specific project that will bring innovation to the industry, get in touch with the FMANZ Foundation before 31 March. Click here for more information.

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 fortnightly 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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