The leading body in New Zealand for people working in dispute resolution

What our members do

Our members include arbitrators, mediators, adjudicators, conciliators, facilitators, investigators and expert witnesses from the private and public sectors. They work on domestic and international disputes. The disputes our members deal with range from non-monetary disputes to disputes worth billions of dollars. Our members are involved in a wide range of areas - commercial, rural, family, neighbourhood, maritime, sports, employment, environmental, Māori, environmental and more.

To learn more about membership, click HERE.

Public policy

AMINZ is the leading proponent in New Zealand for explaining and advocating dispute resolution.

We work with government, business and community groups on policy to examine the likely impact of proposed changes and options for the use of best practice dispute resolution.

AMINZ is the voice of dispute resolution in the media.

To view news coverage, click HERE

Appointing dispute resolution professionals

AMINZ operates various lists of dispute resolution professionals. Some of the lists are formed under agreement with organisations like EQC and Federated Farmers, others by Statute, like the Family Dispute Resolution List. The lists give the public confidence to select an appropriate person.

AMINZ makes appointments of dispute resolution professionals from its lists.

To view the AMINZ lists, click HERE

Training and development

AMINZ is a major coordinator of dispute resolution education in New Zealand.

It offers a full educational programme. It presents New Zealand's most highly anticipated and comprehensive conference annually. It also has "off the shelf" products and bespoke educational offerings for those wanting in-house training. It credentials university courses.

To view education on offer, click HERE

To view information on in-house training, click HERE

Professional standards

All AMINZ members are subject to a Code of Ethics and professional standards, requiring them at all times to act with integrity and in a manner that inspires confidence, respect and trust.

AMINZ has a programme of continuing professional development that members on our lists must comply with.

Our professional qualifications are recognised internationally.

Worldwide network

AMINZ draws on an extensive international network for the benefit of its membership.

More assistance

AMINZ provides information on dispute resolution and appointments of dispute resolution professionals.

Please contact us on 0800 426 469, or by email.