Important Notices:

  • The NZIMLS Annual Report is available for viewing here. Please note, hard copies will not be posted to individual members, however some copies will be posted to Laboratory Managers.

  • Notice of Annual General Meeting - this is to be held at the Energy Events Centre, Rotorua on Thursday 18 August 2016 commencing at 7.00am.  This information has been emailed to all members.   Links to this information is as follows:
  • Notice of AGM & Remits
  • Proxy Voting Form 2016  
  • AGM Agenda 2016  
  • AGM Minutes 2015

Role of the NZIMLS

The NZIMLS is a Member organisation open to those practising the profession of Medical Laboratory Science in New Zealand. Its purpose is to provide continuing education, professional examinations and profession related communication to ensure high quality diagnostic laboratory services for the public of New Zealand.

Continuing education

  • Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings
  • Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)
  • South Pacific Congress of MLS (SPC)

Professional examinations

  • Medical Laboratory Technician (QMLT)
  • Fellowship (FNZIMLS)

Professional development

  • Competence & Professional Development programme (CPD)

Professional affairs

  • Representation on University MLSc programme advisory committees
  • Representation of the profession at Medical Sciences Council level
  • Liaison with Government Departments, related agencies and other groups
  • Liaison with other Registered Health Profession's organisations


  • Publication of the NZ Journal of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Publication of "Council News"
  • Website
  • Contact with international MLS organisations

Upcoming NZIMLS Events

Other Events

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