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.
A new member of the NZRAB Board has been appointed. She is Wellington-base Architect Gina Jones.
The NZRAB today issued a press statement explaining that from 1 January 2018 written terms of appointment for architectural work would be mandatory as a result of revisions to the Architects' Code of Ethics.
Amendments to the Registered Architects Rules have been gazetted covering fees, complaints procedures and the Architects' Code of Ethics.