NZIMLS Council and Executive Office would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Muslim Community, and our thoughts go out to any of our members who may have been affected by the terrible events that took place in Christchurch on Friday.

After discussion with the organisers of the South Island Seminar, and the NZ Police, NZIMLS have made the decision to continue with the South Island Seminar this coming weekend.


  • Registration is now available for the 30th NICE weekend. Registrations close on 31 March so register now to avoid missing out!

  • REMINDER: The November 2018 Journal questionnaire closes on Friday 15th March.

  • QMLT Certificates will be signed during the Council meeting 21 - 22 March and will be posted to successful candidates the following week (provided we have received your signed logbook page and completion of hours form, via email).

  • The Pre-Analytical Special Interest Group seminar will be held in Auckland on 29 June. Call for presentations, seminar flyer and registration is available here.

  • Middlemore Hospital Laboratory is holding a reunion for past and present staff on Saturday 4 May 2019. Registration and other information is available here.

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"
  • Website
  • Other global MLS organisations
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Upcoming NZIMLS Events

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