What's new?

  • Reminder that QMLT applications close on 20 May 2021.
    No late applications will be accepted



Scholarships are currently available through Women & Leadership New Zealand to support the development of women leaders across New Zealand’s sciences sector.

Scholarships of between $1000 and $5000 will support participation in one of three leadership development courses designed for emerging through to senior leaders.
Expressions of interest close on 18 June. Find out more and register your interest at https://www.womenandleadership.co.nz/scholarships.html

  • New events have been added - check the dates and add to your diary.

    there will also be a North Island Pre-Analytical SIG Seminar
    held later in the year.
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  • Expressions of Interest: Point of Care Testing Special Interest Group Convenor.
    We are looking for a convenor for this SIG. Please register your interest by email to sharon@nzimls.org.nz

Apply for prestigious NZIMLS Awards below:

  • The NZIMLS Fellowship regulations and application form have been updated. Click here for more information.


  • The Barrie Edwards & Rod Kennedy Scholarship application form has been updated! Click here for more! Applications for this prestigious award close 20 December 2020.

  • The NZIMLS Research Grant Application has also been updated. More information is available here.


Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm



Role of the NZIMLS

The NZIMLS is the professional body for practitioners employed in Medical Laboratory Science in New Zealand.  The NZIMLS provides continuing education, professional examinations and communication to ensure the provision of 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

Professional Development

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"
  • Discipline specific member forums
  • Website www.nzimls.org.nz
  • Other global MLS organisations


  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm


Upcoming NZIMLS Events

Other Events

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