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 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.
The government today advertised for a new NZRAB board member, this time a lay-person to represent consumer interests. For more details and/or to apply go here.
Today the NZRAB conducted its annual consultation on educational matters with the three architectural schools providing recognised architectural qualifications and the New Zealand Institute of Architects (Inc).