Conference 2015

Composites Conference 2015

The 2014 Conference, held 10 September in Wellington, was a great success and members gained valuable insight into ways of breaking into new markets, learning from case studies presented on use of composites in many varied applications.

The 2015 Conference will be held at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre in Auckland on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th October.  We will advise members of more details closer to the time.



The Composites Association of New Zealand (CANZ) will provide a forum for the composites industry to exchange information, celebrate successes and solve problems. This will be achieved by:

  • Being the primary source of composites information for its members.
  • Encouraging and facilitating interaction between its members.
  • Developing industry specific training programs.
  • Providing a unified voice when dealing with Government and its agencies.
  • Promoting the development of new markets for composite products

New Members

Interested in membership?  Please call Caroline Gibson on Tel 09 376 7732 or download our Joining Form and complete and submit to us.


To become the primary source of advice and assistance for all Composite Industry members participants in New Zealand and the Pacific.

To be responsible for information dissemination, industry training, Government interaction, and promotion of composites, resulting in a growing and profitable composites industry.

Contact Us

Composites Association of New Zealand Inc.

PO Box 90 448, Victoria St West, Auckland

Telephone: 09 376 7732
Fax: 09 360 0019



Manufacturing Roadshow

WorkSafe NZ and ACC are hosting another series of health & safety seminars focusing on airborne contaminants, noise, workplace transport and manual handling in the Manufacturing sector. These will take place across New Zealand starting in Whangarei on the 25th of May.

Please read full details here.


The last members meeting was held 10 December at the new venue for the Centre for Advanced Composite Materials in Newmarket, Auckland. 

Details of upcoming events to be confirmed soon.