The New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS) is the affiliated organization in New Zealand of the International Societies representing practitioners in Soil mechanics, Rock mechanics and Engineering geology.
NZGS is also affiliated to the Institution of Professional Engineers NZ as one of its collaborating technical societies.
The aims of the Society are:
To advance the education and application of soil mechanics, rock mechanics and engineering geology among engineers and scientists
To advance the practice and application of these disciplines in engineering
To implement the statutes of the respective International Societies in so far as they are applicable in New Zealand
To ensure that the learning achieved through the above objectives is passed on to the public as is appropriate
Engineers, scientists, technicians, contractors, students and others who are interested in the practice and application of soil mechanics, rock mechanics and engineering geology can join NZGS.
To join, download the form, fill it up and follow the instructions by sending a hard copy to:
The Management Secretary, NZ Geotechnical Society Inc., IPENZ, PO Box 12-241, Wellington