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.
The NZRAB has articulated a vision for architecture in New Zealand and the role of the NZRAB in that regard.
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 today moved into new offices at Level 8, ICentre, 50 Manners St, Wellington. This followed the NZRAB being required to evacuate from its 79 Boulcott St office on 12 April 2018 due to seismic concerns, afterwhich the NZRAB went into temporary accomodation until today.
The NZRAB today invited architects and its other stakeholders to take part in a consultation regarding proposed changes to the NZRAB's complaints procedures, intended to make them simpler and less expensive. The consultation document can be viewed here and a graphic of what's proposed here. The deadline for submissions is Friday 14 September 2018.
The NZRAB today moved into a temporary office at Suite 11, Level 4, 24 Johnston St, Wellington. This followed the NZRAB having to evacuate its 79 Boulcott St office on 12 April 2018 as a result of seismic concerns.