Upcoming events

SESOC Webinar: Small Bridge Design Webinar
Jun 19, 2024
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Earthworks: Theory to Practice in Design and Construction
Jul 04, 2024 @ 9:00am
Jul 05, 2024 @ 5:00pm
923 David Low Way
Marcoola,, Australia
Evening Meeting
Creating a Geological Database for Gisborne Using Historical and Contemporary Information
Jul 09, 2024
5:30pm – 7:00pm
426 Palmerston Road
Gisborne, New Zealand


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IAEG awards – nominate a colleague!

The International Society for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG) has a number of highly prestigious awards which NZGS members…


Expressions of interest – AGS Landslide Risk Management Guidelines (AGS2007)

The Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) in association with the New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS) is undertaking a review and update…


Website feedback

Your website team led by Jordan Moll is investigating a project to upgrade the website. To help inform where the…


NZGS Slope Stability Guidance – Draft For Comment

In response to demand from our members, a sub-committee of the New Zealand Geotechnical Society has been developing slope stability…

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.

The New Zealand Geotechnical Society is affiliated with: