REA: Registered Engineering Associate

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Board Appointments

The Minister for Building & Construction has appointed the following members to the Board with effect from 1 September 2020 for a period of 2 years:

  • Joanne Johnston of Wellington. Nominee of Survey and Spatial NZ.
  • Joyana Finch of Auckland. Ministerial nominee.
  • Colette McCartney of Auckland. Ministerial nomine.

Annual Registration Fees

Overdue fees notices were e-mailed and posted to all unpaid REAs in early August. The registration fee is $95 for REA and $155 for REAcap. Fees payments should be made by 30 September to ensure continuity of registration beyond this date.

Our preferred method of payment is internet banking or direct credit into our BNZ bank account 02 0585 0003513 00 (account name is Engineering Associates Registration Board). Please include your invoice number, surname with initials or registration number as a reference.

Deposits from overseas bank accounts should use Swift Code BKNZN22. If required, the Clearing Code is NZ020585.

Otherwise fees payments are always welcome by cheque via post or in person over the counter at any BNZ branch.

Board Meeting Date

The next board meeting is scheduled for Thursday 10 December 2020.

Registration applications, including all work histories and full payment must be received one month prior to the meeting to be considered.

REA Registration

The REA Registration Information & Guidelines for Applicants pack has been updated to include a flowchart to assist applicants to determine the relevant section of the EA Act which covers their application. The information pack is included along with the application form and work history forms on the How to Apply page.

Watercare Compliance Statement

REA and REAcap have been recognised in the final version of the Watercare Compliance Statement Policy for Producing Water and Wastewater Infrastructure. Read the full story here:

Watercare Compliance Statement.pdf