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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.

Upcoming Events
19 October 2017
Auckland
Virtual and Augmented Reality. A New Reality for Facilities Management. More information >> 
26 October 2017
Christchurch
FMANZ Christchurch - Whisky Tasting & Networking More information >> 
26 October 2017
Tauranga
Join FMANZ Tauranga - meeting & networking More information >> 
November 2017
Wellington - Auckland 
Christchurch - Waikato/BOP -Dunedin
FMANZ National Breakfast Series
More information coming soon
30 November 2017
Wellington
FMANZ Wellington - Christmas Function
More information coming soon 
7 December 2017
Auckland
FMANZ Auckland - Christmas Function
More information coming soon 
7 December 2017
Hamilton
FMANZ Hamilton - Christmas Function
More information coming soon 
8 December 2017
Christchurch
FMANZ Christchurch - Christmas Function
More information coming soon 
  Go to annual Event Calendar >>
 

Quick Links

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FMANZ Board L-R: Anthony van Meer, Agnes McCormack, Jack Crutzen, Veronika Harrison, Bruce Kenning, Peter Harris       
& Regan Simpson. (Absent: Warren Smith.)

 

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Click on the image to read FMANZ's 2017 Annual Report.

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Are you an FMANZ member? Click on the image to go through to the members-only sign-in page to read the latest Australasian FM Census.

 

News

FMANZ Welcomes Two New Board Members
Following a vote by members at the AGM on 10 August, FMANZ welcomes Agnes McCormack and Regan Simpson to its Board. Agnes is Head of Operational Management and Maintenance - Community Facilities with Auckland Council, and Regan is Director, New Zealand with BGIS. Agnes and Regan replace retiring Northern Region Board Members Stuart Bryant and David Curry.

Industry Census Released
FMANZ members can now access the 2016-2017 Industry Trends and Insights Census. The fifth in the Facilities Management Industry Census series, this report explores a number of areas critical to the current and future state of FM in Australia and New Zealand. It gauges the perceptions of those engaged in FM activities, including the Practitioners who deliver services, the Purchasers who procure services, and the Suppliers who support the industry. Together with the first four Reports, this Census is helping to build a strong and timely profile of the industry, including current issues and challenges, while identifying key industry trends. This report is available to MEMBERS ONLY here. You will need to login with your Username (your membership number) and password. Please email Sascha membership@fmanz.org if you’ve forgotten your details. Happy reading!

New Otago Branch Established
FMANZ welcomes a new Otago Branch into the fold. If you would like to become involved, or have any questions about the new branch, which is based in Dunedin, please contact Sascha at membership@fmanz.org. 

BRANZ Research

Researchers at BRANZ want to hear from you. They are currently exploring the human factors behind the construction and infrastructure industry's willingness or otherwise to adopt new practices. They want to listen to and understand your beliefs, perceptions, opinions, attitudes and behaviours toward adopting process and technological changes for eliminating critical quality issues in the industry. All answers and entirely anonymous.Should you want more information, participation advice or to take part in interviews and focus group workshops, please contact Dr Lee Bint: Lee.Bint@branz.co.nz. The survey is open between Friday 25 August and Friday 13 October.

Congratulations to FMANZ's First Diploma Graduate
Congratulations to Ashlee Jepson, FMANZ's first member to graduate with a Diploma of Facilities Management. The online course is presented by the Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) and the University of New England (UNE). A Facilities Manager with Precinct Properties in Wellington, Ashlee enrolled in March 2016, and completed her final assignment in May this year. "I definitely recommend going for it," Ashlee advises other members considering the diploma. "There are so many things to learn, even for those who have been in the industry for a long period of time. The Diploma covers a wide range of topics that encourages everyone to really think about the role of an FM and alternative ways to undertake day to day tasks."

Congratulations to FMANZ's Award Winners
At the FM Summit Gala Awards Dinner held on Wednesday 3 May, FMANZ paid tribute to two of its members who have excelled in their profession. The Brian Happy Award for Facilities Manager of the Year was presented to Mark Sinclair, Managing Director of FM Concepts Limited, and Director of Facilities for the Britomart Group, which owns, develops and manages a 6.3 hectare site in downtown Auckland. Gregory Emms took away the Young Achiever of the Year Award, which recognises an FM professional under 35 years of age who has shown a strong and ongoing commitment to their personal development and that of the wider industry. A Lead Project Engineer in the Downer FM team, Gregory (31) supports Transpower NZ, helping to manage and maintain the non-generation assets on the Transposer National Power Grid.

FM Degree Underway
New Zealand’s first homegrown degree-level qualification, AUT's new Building Engineering major (Bachelor of Engineering Technology), opened its doors to students in February, with a pathway in Asset and Facilities Management. FM professionals are being asked to help build FM futures in New Zealand by providing scholarships, internships and mentoring opportunities for students. For more information, email info@fmanz.org.  Read more about the degree, or for an article about what the new degree means for FMANZ, click here.

Become a Member

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 can 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

  • Enthusiastic about good practices in facilities management

  • Dedicated to best practices within your profession

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

Networking events, such as breakfasts with guest speakers, the annual two-day FM Summit, site visits and tailor-made university master classes, put members in touch with each other and the latest thinking in the ever-changing world of facilities management.
 
Members are also 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 and professional educational programmes.

 

FMANZ offers Individual, Corporate, Professional and Student memberships.


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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.


FMANZ is committed to working with partners with flexible and responsive educational programmes, that will deliver excellent content and create an education pathway for FMANZ’s members. Discover what educational programmes and courses you can choose from when you become a member.

Education - learn more >> 

Become a member and enjoy unlimited access to FMANZ's expanding knowledge base of industry information in a variety of formats, including papers, presentations, FMANZ contract forms, and research reports.

Resources - learn more >>
 

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

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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Become A Professional Member

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

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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: 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 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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This Rod Emmerson cartoon captures perfectly the 'Forward FM' theme of FM Summit 2017.

 
 

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