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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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Upcoming Events Go to Full Events Calendar >>
29 August 2019
Auckland
Quiz Night
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5 September 2019
Christchurch
Quiz Night
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6 September 2019
Hamilton
National Breakfast Seminar
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12 September 2019
Dunedin
National Breakfast Seminar
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13 September 2019
Wellington
National Breakfast Seminar
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20 September 2019
Christchurch
National Breakfast Seminar
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26 September 2019
Auckland
National Breakfast Seminar
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25 + 26 September 2019
Auckland
Facilities Integrate 2019
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17 October 2019
National AGM - livestream
FMANZ Annual General Meeting 2019
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John Hutchings (R), 2019 Facilities Manager of the Year, pictured with FMANZ Chair, Bruce Kenning, and Paul Huggins from Cushman & Wakefield.
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2019 Young Achiever Nick Flack pictured here with Bruce Kenning and CEO Gillian Wess.


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News


New FM Programmes for Massey University: Have Your Say
Massey University is looking to develop programmes in Facilities Management. These New Zealand university qualifications will support FM members’ professional and career development, provide a qualification for school leavers and university students to attract them to a career in FM, and enable employer FM cadetships. This is HUGE for FMANZ and for the whole FM industry ... but we need your help to make it happen. In order to gauge industry support for these Certificate/Diploma and Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma programmes, the university needs feedback from our members. The information you provide via an anonymous survey will be used to support Massey's application to the Committee on University Academic Programmes (CUAP) and will help move these homegrown educational offerings one step closer to becoming a reality.

So please take a few minutes now to complete the university's quick survey. They need all feedback by Monday 16 September.

If you're an employer, please complete this survey.
If you're an employee, please complete this survey.
(Feel free to complete both, if applicable.)


Congratulations to our Newest Assessed Members
We have a new cohort of assessed members, signed off by the Board. Congratulations to: Lee Moraes, Associate (AFMANZ), Stuart Hodge, Associate (AFMANZ), Kennith Kim, Member (MFMANZ), Stephen Greenhough, Member (MFMANZ), Naomi Bray, Member (MFMANZ), Chris Cook, Member (MFMANZ), Philip Turner, Member (MFMANZ), Stephen Carson, Member (MFMANZ), Frank Branscombe, Member (MFMANZ), Peter Stanford, Member (MFMANZ), and Jonathan Jepson, Member (MFMANZ). As part of their benefits, these members can start using their post-nominal in their email signatures, on their business cards, in their CV etc. This post-nominal is their badge of professionalism and we encourage them to use it wherever possible. It demonstrates a commitment to their career and the FM profession, and is a recognition of their skills, experience and qualifications. 

Click here to see a full list of benefits for each member category, and here for information on eligibility requirements. And don't forget: if you're a corporate staff member, you are also eligible to apply. See here for more information, or email Briar at assessment@fmanz.org if you have any questions.


Congratulations to our Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 FMANZ Awards! John Hutchings, Account Director with Cushman & Wakefield (Westpac and Auckland International Airport) took away the Brian Happy Award for Facilities Manager of the Year at the gala awards dinner at Te Papa on 26 June. Nick Flack, Asset Planning & Maintenance Manager at Christchurch International Airport, is FMANZ’s 2019 Young Achiever of the Year; and MacMillan Plumbing & Gas won the Service Provider of the Year award. Congratulations to them all, and to all the finalists. Read more here

 

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. 

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.

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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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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If you're not a member of FMANZ but would like to receive a copy of our FMANZ e-newsletter, ForuM,  sign up here:

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