Upcoming events

9th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics
Jun 25, 2023 @ 8:00am
Jun 28, 2023 @ 5:00pm
Evening Meeting
The NZGS 2022 Geomechanics Lecture – The Question of Risk
Oct 18, 2022
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Pitt Street Auckland New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand



National Seismic Hazard Model

GNS Science has released the revised National Seismic Hazard Model (NSHM). The Structural Engineering Society of New Zealand (SESOC), the…


Earthquake Design for Uncertainty

Managing uncertainty in earthquake engineering has always been a key challenge for New Zealand engineers and the theme of the…


NZGS Earthworks & Ground Investigation Specifications

Two committees have been working hard for the past six months on updates to the NZ Ground Investigation Specification, and…

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Notice of AGM – 2022

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NZGS Branches and Groups

NZGS operates around New Zealand through our Regional Branches and national Technical Groups. Regional Branches bring together members in specific areas and organise events in their region. Technical Groups bring together specialists in sub-disciplines for more in-depth technical knowledge sharing. Both are run by enthusiastic volunteers.

Become a member

The New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS) is the affiliated organisation in New Zealand of the International Societies representing practitioners in Soil mechanics, Rock mechanics and Engineering geology. NZGS is also affiliated to Engineering New Zealand as one of its collaborating technical societies.

If you need geotechnical advice, make sure you contact a suitably qualified professional.