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The New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

Quantity surveyors are the construction cost professionals who measure and estimate the cost of resources for construction projects. They aim to keep projects on budget, among many other roles.

Services to our members include networking, industry advocacy, professional development, registration, and accreditation of education for quantity surveyors.



Upcoming Events

AMINZ - The Role of an Expert






9:00 AM


This one-day seminar considers the various expert roles, best practice in the use of experts and how to make the most of experts.


The day will cover a range of topics including:

  • Expert roles – defining differences
    • The investigator expert
    • The expert witness
    • The determinative expert
  • Expert investigation and forensic analysis
    • Investigator bias and cognitive illusions
    • The place of fact and opinion in investigation
    • Air accident investigation protocol – a template for evidence collation and reporting
  • Expert witnessing
    • Eliminating indigestible evidence, saving time and making settlement easier
    • What counsel wants from a witness
    • Forensic accounting evidence – considerations and practical experiences
  • How to be an expert determiner
    • Expert determinations – it’s not as simple as it seems
    • Tribunal appointed experts and other procedural considerations
    • What’s a determiner to do: When expert evidence collides

NZIQS members registering before 16th February will receive a 10% discount.  Use the discount code NZIQS

For more information and to register click here



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