The New Zealand Geotechnical Society (NZGS) organises a range of events and activities, all intended to achieve the aims of the society:

  • 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

This section summarises what the NZGS is doing and who to contact for each activity. Our activities are grouped into:

Use the menu links on the left to find out more about each of these.