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The NZ Branch of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy is an association of exploration and mining professionals.

The AusIMM New Zealand Branch is one of 24 branches of the AusIMM and has approximately 300 members. 

Its annual conference is the premier New Zealand event in the NZ minerals sector calendar.

In addition to enjoying the benefits of the AusIMM, the New Zealand Branch has several local activities including:

An Annual Branch conference, typically attracting 250-300 delegates - this year to be held 3rd – 6th September, Te Papa, Wellington.

Local technical and social meetings in some main centres

Local Discussion Group Meetings

Visiting Lecturer Programme


For more information on the AusIMM New Zealand Branch annual conference visit

AusIMM conference