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.


Palmerston North 

Date:  Friday 5 August 2022

Time:  8.30am - 10.30am

Venue:  Cameot Motor Lodge, 295 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North

John Sherwood from Whanganui District Council is the newly formed Chair of the Central IQP Panel cluster group and will be presenting on the changes to the IQP registration processes and what the criteria and requirements for IQPs will be going forward when registering and/or re-registering. He will give an overview on how the current joined councils approached the situation and where there vison is moving forward.   John will be happy to field and answer any questions you may have at this time.



Date:  Tuesday 9 August 2022

Time:  7.30am - 9.30am

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



Date:  Friday 19 August 2022

Time:  8.30am - 10.30am

Venue: The Tauranga Club, Level 5, 72 Devonport Road, Tauranga



Date:  Monday 22 August 2022

Time:  8.30am - 10.30am

Venue: WSP, Morrison Square Level 1/77 Selwyn Place, Nelson



Date:  Wednesday 24 August

Time:  8.30am - 10.30am

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

Forum Agenda: 

  • Welcome
  • ABC updates Conference/MBIE/Training/Education
  • Local Council/s update (if any) 
  • Charlie Loughan will present on Unconsented building work and how to manage specified systems
  • Q&A
  • Forum Ends
  • Tea/Coffee 

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