The ABC Hold regular Member Forums around the country. These are short, informal sessions designed to pass on the latest industry knowledge and give members an opportunity to network.

Below find the dates, times and locations of the upcoming forums so you can book them into your diaries.

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Date:  Wednesday 15th February 2023

Time:  8.30am - 10.30am

Venue: Cashmere Club, 50 Colombo St, Cashmere, Christchurch

Forum Agenda: 

  • Welcome
  • Charlie Loughan will present on
    • Emergency lighting and testing requirements
    • Foam fire extinguishers
    • Smoke detectors – residential
    • Access to E&I panels
    • 12A’s being submitted with tags or being ‘qualified 12A’s’
  • ABC updates Conference/MBIE/Training/Education
  • Local Council/s update (if any) 
  • Forum Ends
  • Tea/Coffee 

To register for the online viewing please click on the link below.

Christchurch Regional Forum


Date:  Thursday 16 February 2023

Time:  8.00am - 10.00am

Venue: WSP Offices, 77 Selwyn Place, Nelson




Date:  Tuesday 21st February 2023

Time:  7.30am - 9.30am

Venue:  Royal Oak Bowls, 146 Selwyn Street, Onehunga, Auckland



Palmerston North 

Date:  Wednesday 22 February 2023

Time:  8.00am - 9.30am

Venue:  Palmerston North Fire Station, 50 Cook Street, Palmerston North




Date:  Thursday 23 February 2023

Time:  8.00am - 10.00am

Venue:  The Open Polytechnic, 3 Cleary St, Waterloo, Lower Hutt




Date: Friday 3rd March 2023

Time:  8.00am - 10.00am

Venue: 177 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga 3110  -Tauranga Art and Craft Centre



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