Important Notices:

  • IMPORTANT - the QMLT examinations for all disciplines will be held on Saturday 5th November 2016 (not Wednesday 2nd as advertised).
  • We do not have a Convenor for the Biochemistry Special Interest Group” – if you are interested in being the convenor for this SIG, could you please express interest to as soon as possible. 

  • The completed 2015 MLS and MLT Audit reports are available for viewing here.

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

If you have an event that you would like listed,
please email the details to