The New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB) is required by statute and regulation to:
For more information, you can:
This identifies architects who have indicated they are available to undertake commissions by region.
A list of Registered Architects who have been disciplined in the last three years can be accessed here.
Your Path to Registration
Fact sheet for recent graduates explaining what becoming registered entails
Information for New Architects
Fact sheet for newly registered architects to explain their rights and obligations.
Problems with Your Architect?
Fact sheet for persons considering laying a complaint against an architect.
Problems With Your Client?
Fact sheet for architects to ensure they are not the subject of a complaint.
Use of the title "architect"
Fact sheet explaining who can and can't use the title "architect"
The NZRAB is funded from fees paid by architects and registration applicants.
Code of Ethics
All New Zealand Registered Architects are bound by the Code of Minimum Standards of Ethical Conduct for Registered Architects.
The NZRAB is conducting a consulation in regard to proposed rule changes relating to how complaints are investigated. For more information and to participate, go here.
The fast-track cross-border registration mutual recognition arrangement that New Zealand and Australia signed with the USA on 21 June 2016 went live today, at least 50 per cent of US states and territories having agreed to participate.
The NZRAB has prepared a fact sheet entitled "Your Path to Registration" which explains to recent graduates what registration entails and what graduates can do to prepare for when they apply