About NZOQ

We are the New Zealand Organisation for Quality

Serving the quality sector for 47 years, we are your first port of call for engaging in quality management and best practice in New Zealand.
We demonstrate leadership in improved business process through advocacy, education, promotion, and support.
We are a non-profit volunteer organisation that promotes and supports ethical and sustainable practices and diversity.
We promote and represent high standards of professionalism through the provision of opportunities for learning and growth.
NZOQ is a non-profit, professional society dedicated to providing leadership in the adoption of the principles of quality management and best practice in New Zealand.

Quality is vital to New Zealand organisations and individuals if they are to succeed in the increasingly competitive marketplace. Since 1977, the New Zealand Organisation for Quality has provided leadership in the advancement of quality management and best business practices.

It doesn't matter how successful you are—there's always room for improvement. NZOQ has the support and resources you need to take your business to the next level. We can help identify areas for improvement so you can achieve world-class levels of performance, enhanced employee and customer relations, increased productivity, and greater profitability.

NZOQ's strength is the diversity of our members whose skills and experience span the spectrum of New Zealand industry sectors. We support our members through networking, information sharing and training initiatives.

Vision statement
We will be recognised as the pre-eminent organisation that promotes and supports the maximisation of world-class business processes and performance within New Zealand.
Mission statement
We will promote and support the maximisation of capability in world-class business processes and performance for businesses and individuals alike.
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NZOQ Board of Directors

The NZOQ Board represents a broad view of professional experience. Director roles are voluntary.
Abraham Fenn
Abraham Fenn
NZOQ President/Chair
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
Antony Rew
Antony Rew
NZOQ Vice-President
Team Global Express
Dan Forsman
Dan Forsman
NZOQ Secretary/Treasurer
Academy of Diving Trust
Nicky Campbell-Allen
Nicky Campbell-Allen
NZOQ Director
Massey University
Ranjeeta Singh
Ranjeeta Singh
NZOQ Director
Diploma in Quality Assurance Diploma in Quality Assurance
The diploma covers the principles and practices of quality management and explores the tools and techniques used in developing and implementing a quality approach into a business.
Internal Auditor training Internal Auditor training
This course has been developed for those familiar with the basics of quality management who are seeking to gain the knowledge and skill necessary to conduct internal systems audits.
Lead Auditor training Lead Auditor training
This course is intended for those who have a sound background in quality management systems and are seeking to become involved in first, second, or third party audits.
Quality Assurance in Construction Quality Assurance in Construction
This practical one-day programme aims to increase productivity and the quality of processes and outcomes in the construction sector to ensure that the end result is fit for purpose.
Lean/Six Sigma Lean/Six Sigma
Our certified Master Black Belt trainers have comprehensive experience in Lean and Six Sigma. Participants also have the opportunity to apply for national certification.
12 Days to Deming 12 Days to Deming
This internationally acclaimed self-learning course is free to study. It brings the teachings of Dr. Deming to life and will challenge your understanding of business improvement.
Managing Integrated Systems Managing Integrated Systems
This workshop will teach you how to effectively manage an integrated management system and improve the performance of your organisation.
Environmental Management Systems Environmental Management Systems
This workshop examines how business sustainability helps organisations implement effective environmental management systems to meet the requirements of ISO 14001.
Excellence for Quality Managers Excellence for Quality Managers
This workshop is designed for business owners that aspire to lift the performance of their business. You will develop a clear map of what you need to action to achieve growth.
Quality Management: Practical Skills Quality Management: Practical Skills
This course has been developed to provide a practical application of quality resulting in increased efficiencies, reduced risks, and improved products and service.
Quality in Healthcare: Practical Skills Quality in Healthcare: Practical Skills
This course has been specially developed for healthcare providers. Participants will seek improved ways of working on process improvements.

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