Is Quality vital to you?

There's no doubt about it: Quality is essential to any organisation or individual if they are to succeed in today's competitive marketplace. It doesn't matter how successful you are, there's always room for improvement.

We can offer you:

You can access our wealth of knowledge and collective experience by becoming a member of NZOQ.

NZOQ has the support and resources you need to take your business to the next level. Our leadership and best practice guidelines set the benchmark for excellence, and our greatest strength lies in the diversity of our members whose skills and expertise span the range of New Zealand industry sectors.

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 through networking, information sharing and training initiatives.

Membership Benefits

Whether you're an individual striving for personal achievement or a business looking to improve your practices, membership to NZOQ is sure to benefit you. We're working to your advantage with:

Training discounts

As a member of NZOQ, special membership discounts for training, products and events are available. With these substantial discounts available, it is not surprising that many members enjoy discounts each year well in excess of their annual subscription.

Professional development

Our Professional Recognition programme is helping both employees establish their competence, and employers to identify job applicants with up-to-date quality management skills. Professional recognition is only available to members.

Quality Business magazine

Quality Business is our flagship publication that seeks to be Australasia's leading source of information about what is happening in Quality Management and Business Excellence. Members regularly tell us that QB is one of the most valued benefits of membership.

NZOQ alliances

We continue to strengthen our close relationship with a number of national and international affiliate organisations.


NZOQ hosted the successful APQO Conference in New Zealand in November 2016.

In 2012, the World Business Capability Congress was the premier Australasian business improvement-orientated conference of recent years, with over 300 delegates, 100 presentations and 14 keynotes speeches.

Networking opportunities

Membership of NZOQ offers substantial opportunities for networking. NZOQ branch events provide opportunities to meet quality professionals in your own area and provides excellent opportunity to make contact with people from a wide variety of businesses.

Membership classification

There are four classifications of membership:

  • Individual membership subscription: $165
  • Corporate membership subscription: $750
    • All employees of an organisation or company are entitled to NZOQ discounts and to participate in NZOQ activities and education programmes at the member's rate.
  • Full-time student membership: $55
  • Retired membership: $55

To become a member, please complete the Membership Application.

If you would like to discuss how you or your organisation can become a member of NZOQ, please contact us.

Constitution and Rules

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Become an NZOQ member

Apply for NZOQ membership to access our wealth of knowledge.

Register for NZOQ training

Register online for one of our highly-regarded training courses.

Log in to iQ member portal

Members can access iQ to download Quality Business and other resources.

Contact NZOQ

NZOQ is the New Zealand association for quality improvement and practice.