• Draft Conference programme, highlights, speakers and all conference informatiion is available here.
  • Conference registration available here.

  • Registration and programmes are available for the North Island Seminar, Microbiology SIG Seminar and Biochemistry SIG seminars by clicking on the event in the "Upcoming NZIMLS Events" section on the right side of this page.
  • QMLT Exam applications are now open.  Application forms and exam pre-requisites are available here.  The closing date for applications is 20th May 2017.  No late applications will be accepted.

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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