• Registrations for the 2018 South Island Seminar are now open and you may register here.
    View the draft programme: pdf South Island Seminar 2018 Draft Programme (0.03MB) (Please note times are to be confirmed)
    More presenters are required! Contact Terry Taylor if you have a suitable presentation.
  • Have you/your lab renewed your membership for this year? Memberships and CPD renewals are now overdue for payment. If you have not received a membership card for 2018, then you are not financial! Membership and CPD may be renewed here.
  • PLEASE NOTE: 2017 Exam candidates must be financial in order to view/download exam result letters.


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

  • 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
  • Other global MLS organisations

Upcoming NZIMLS Events

Other Events

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