New Zealand

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New Zealand Institute of Architects

a: PO Box 2516, Auckland, New Zealand
t: +64 9 623 6080     e:      w:

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CAA Schools
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Architects 1589 (Female 19%, Male 81%)
Students and Graduates 84
New Zealand Institute of Architects
President/Chair title: President
President Mr Pip Cheshire
Membership and eligibility
National network Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Gisborne/Hawkes Bay, Western, Wellington, Nelson/Marlborough, Canterbury and Southern
Institute Journal
Awards Programme
Code of Conduct or Ethics Published by New Zealand Institute of Architects and New Zealand Registered Architects Board.
Fee Scale Published by NZIA Recommended
Conditions of Engagement
Professional Indemnity Insurance Yes
Continuing Professional Development Recommended; provided by NZIA and NZRAB
Protection of Title Yes
Protection of Function No
Licensing Legislation The Registered Architect Act


Accreditation body for courses in architecture New Zealand Registered Architects Board with NZIA
CAA Schools of Architecture CAA Schools 
Other schools recognised by national bodies


Guidance CAA have endorsed the ethical standards for cross border practice set out in the CAA Accord on Enhancing Development Effectiveness and the International Union of Architects Guideline for Practice in a Host Nation.
Qualifications from other countries recognised by national bodies


Area: 270,500 sq km
Largest City: Auckland (pop. 421,900)
Population: 4,368,000 (2010)
Urban Population: 86%
Population Growth: 1.3% p.a. (1990–2010)
GNI p.c.:
GDP p.c growth: 1.9% p.a. (1990–2010)
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Climate: Temperate marine climate influenced by the surrounding ocean, the prevailing westerly winds, and the mountains nature of the islands. Winds can be very strong, sometimes damaging buildings and trees. Rain, sometimes very heavy, occurs throughout the year. Cold southerly winds bring snow in winter, sometimes in spring.


Construction Industry Research Organisations
Building Regulations/Codes (Title of document and publication date/or none)


Updated 08/07/14 Please inform us of any errors or out of date information.
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