Introducing WasteMINZ

WasteMINZ is the largest representative body of the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land sectors in New Zealand.

WasteMINZ 30th Annual Conference

Airforce Museum of New Zealand, Christchurch. 5th to 8th November 2017.


Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

WasteMINZ is firmly committed to increasing the capability of our industry and enhancing the sharing of knowledge.

Welcome to WasteMINZ

Formed in 1989, WasteMINZ is a membership-based organisation with over 1,000 members – from small operators through to councils and large companies.

We are the authoritative voice on waste, resource recovery and contaminated land in New Zealand and seek to achieve ongoing and positive development of our industry through strengthening relationships, facilitating collaboration, knowledge sharing and championing the implementation of best practice standards. 

Become a member

Find out more about the benefits of being a WasteMINZ member

Latest Posts

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Career Opportunity: Solid Waste Services Manager (Kāpiti Coast)

The Kāpiti Coast is poised for further growth in a climate of an improving economy. Economic development will be a significant focus in the coming years and major infrastructure projects will... Read More

30 Years of Contaminated Land in New Zealand – Graeme Proffitt

Graeme Proffitt surveys the changing attitudes and approach to management of... Read More

Career Opportunity: Contract Delivery Manager – 3 Waters (Dunedin)

Contract Delivery Manager – 3 Waters Dunedin is an amazing place to live and work, and if you were to ask anyone living here, they’d tell you that there’s something indescribably special... Read More

Career opportunity: Science Team Leader – Contaminated Sites (Environment Canterbury)

Science Team Leader - Contaminated Sites An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead a pro-active team that is recognised nationally for its work in managing contaminated land, hazardous... Read More

Upcoming Events

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Webinar: Lead in New Zealand

As recently reported in The Spinoff "The hazards of lead paint were recognised long ago and it was largely phased out by the mid-1980s. But before then (particularly before 1945) lead was in most... Read More


WasteMINZ Contaminated Land Networking (Wellington)

Join us for the first of our quarterly Contaminated Land Management focused member networking events. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow members and to talk with the... Read More


Circular Economy Summit

The first ever Circular Economy Summit in Aotearoa is a collaboration between the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and WasteMINZ. This one-day summit brings together international and... Read More


30th Anniversary Event: Local Government Leadership

This is the third of our 30 Years of WasteMINZ events. Through these events, there is a strong emphasis on what the future will look like. The discussion will focus on the importance of local... Read More