What is the Institute all about?

Formerly the New Zealand Institute of Animal Control Officers (NZIACO), the New Zealand Institute of Animal Management (NZIAM) is an incorporated society that has been proudly functioning for the last 50 years. The NZIAM represents professional animal management officers from throughout New Zealand providing

  • Regional support and training through seven regional branches
  • National training at an annual conference
  • Develop and Maintain Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maintain professional development resource
  • Representation at National and Local Government Levels
  • Legislative advise to members, Government and like-minded organisations
  • Representation on the New Zealand Companion Animal Council
  • Representation on the National Animal Welfare Emergency Management sub group
  • Bite Prevention Education Program “Dogsmart”
  • The NZIAM represent over two hundred members who are passionate about keeping their communities safe, providing advice and education through daily interaction, building lasting and productive relationships, providing technical advice, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and by-laws and re-uniting lost animal with their owners.

Dog Control and Stock Control, while governed by Legislation, is the responsibility of Local Government to administer and enforce through 67 Territorial Authorities throughout New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands.

The NZIAM aims to provide its members with support, resources and training that will allow them to develop within their careers and to provide their communities with a professional level of service. Provide a platform that members can be kept up to date on National and International trends and events within the animal management industry.

We hope you find this website to be a useful resource. If you require further information, do not hesitate to contact us.

New Zealand Institute of Animal Management EMAIL – secretary@nziam.org.nz
Andrea McMurray
Ashburton District Council
P O Box 94
Ashburton, 7740
New Zealand
PHONE – Secretary: +64 3 307 7785

The NZIAM administers more than seventy local animal control units in six main regional areas throughout New Zealand.

Find your nearest Animal Control Unit by choosing your region

NORTHERN REGION
Auckland City Council 1 Greys Ave.  Prvt. Bag 92-516  Wellesley St.  Auckland 1036  Tel: 09 379 2021
Auckland Regional Council  21 Pitt St.  Private Bag 92012  Auckland 1032  Tel: 09 366 2000
Far North District Council  Memorial Ave.  PO Box 752  Kaikohe 0400  Tel: 09 401 2101
WAIKATO/BAY of PLENTY REGION
Bay of Plenty Regional Council Quay Street PO Box 364 Whakatane 3080 Tel: 0800 368 267
Hamilton City Council  Garden Place  Private Bag 3010   Hamilton 2020   Tel: 07 838- 6699
Kawerau District Council Ranfurly Court Islington Street Kawerau 3169 Tel: 07 306 9009
Opotiki District Council 108 Street John Street PO Box 44 Opotiki 3092 Tel: 07 315 6167
Otorohanga District Council   Maniapoto Street   PO Box 11   Otorohanga 2564    Tel: 07 873 8199
Rotorua District Council  1061 Haupapa Street  Private Bag RO 3029   Rotorua 3220   Tel: 07 348 4199
South Waikato District Council  Torphin Crescent   Private Bag   Tokoroa 2392    Tel: 07 885 0778
Taupo District Council 72 Lake Terrace   Private Bag 2005   Taupo 2730   Tel: 07 376 0803
Tauranga District Council Willow Street, Private Bag Tauranga Tel: 07 577 7000
Thames-Coromandel District Council 515 Mackay Street Private Bag 1001 Thames Tel: 07 868 0200
Waikato District Council 15 Galileo Street Private Bag 544 Ngaruwahia 2171 Tel: 07 824 8633
Waikato Regional Council 401 Grey Street PO Box 4010 Hamilton East 2032 Tel: 07 856 7184
Waipa District Council 101 Bank Street Private Bag 2402 Te Awamutu 2400 Tel: 07 872 0030
Waitomo District Council Queen Street PO Box 404 Te Kuiti 2500 Tel: 07 878 8801
Western BOP District Council Barkes Crn, Greerton Private Bag 12-803 Tauranga 3020 Tel: 07 571 8008
Whakatane District Council Commerce Street Private Bag 1002 Whakatane 3080 Tel: 07 306 0500
CENTRAL REGION
Carterton District Council Holloway Street PO Box 9 Carterton 5951 Tel: 06 379 4045
Horowhenua District Council 13 Bath Street Private Bag 4003 Levin 5500 Tel: 06 949 4949
Hutt City Council 30 Laings Road Private Bag 31912 Lower Hutt 6320 Tel: 04 570 6666
Kapiti Coast District Council 175 Rimu Road Private Bag 601 Paraparaumu 6450 Tel: 04 296 4700
Manawatu District Council 135 Manchester St. Private Bag 10001 Feilding 5600 Tel: 06 323 0829
Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council 11-15 Victoria Ave. Private Bag 11025 Palmerston Nth. 5320 Tel: 06 952 2800
Masterton District Council. 64 Chapel Street PO Box 444 Masterton 5840 Tel: 06 370 6300
New Plymouth District Council Liardet Street Private Bag 2025 New Plymouth 4620 Tel: 06 759 6060
Palmerston North City Council The Square Private Bag 11034 Palmerston North 5320 Tel: 06 356 8199
Porirua City Council Cobham Court PO Box 50-218 Porirua 6215 Tel: 04 237 5089
Rangitikei District Council High Street Private Bag 1102 Marton 5460 Tel: 06 327 8174
Ruapehu District Council Huia Street Private Bag 1001 Taumarunui 2600 Tel: 07 895 8188
Stratford District Council Miranda Street PO Box 320 Stratford 4700 Tel: 06 765 6099
South Taranaki District Council Albion Street Private Bag 902 Hawera 4800 Tel: 06 278 8010
South Wairarapa District Council Kitchener Street PO Box 6 Martinborough 5954 Tel: 06 306 9611
Taranaki Regional Council 47 Cloten Road Private Bag 713 Stratford 4700 Tel: 06 765 7127
Tararua District Council 26 Gordon Street PO Box 115 Dannevirke 5491 Tel: 06 374 4080
Upper Hutt City Council 838-842 Fergusson Drive Prvt. Bag 907 Upper Hutt 6420 Tel: 04 527 2169
Wanganui District Council 101 Guyton Street PO Box 637 Wanganui 5015 Tel: 06 349 0515
Wellington City Council 101 Wakefield Street Wellington 6011 Tel: 04 499 4444
Wellington Regional Council Shed 39, 2 Fryatt Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6011 Tel: 04 384 5708
TOP of the SOUTH REGION
Buller District Council Brougham Street PO Box 21 Westport 7615 Tel: 03 788 9112
Grey District Council 105 Tainui Street PO 382 Greymouth 7801 Tel: 03 769 8606
Marlbrough District Council Seymour Square PO Box 443 Blenheim 7315 Tel: 03 520 9033
Nelson City Council 110 Trafalgar Street PO Box 645 Nelson 7015 Tel: 03 546 0381
Tasman District Council 189 Queen Street Private Bag 4 Richmond 7031 Tel: 03 544 3207
Westland District Council 36 Weld Street Private Bag 704 Hokitika 7842 Tel: 03 756 9010
CANTERBURY/CHATHAM ISLANDS REGION
Ashburton District Council 5 Baring Square West PO Box 94 Ashburton 8300 Tel: 03 307 7700
Chatham Islands District Council 9 Tuku Road Waitangi PO Box 24 Waitangi Chatham Islands 8942 Tel: 03 305 0033
Christchurch City Council 163 – 173 Tuam Street PO Box 237 Christchurch 8015 Tel: 03 379 1660
Hurunui District Council Carters Road SH1 PO Box 13 Amberley 8251 Tel: 03 314 8816
Kaikoura District Council 34 Esplanade Kaikoura 7300 PO Box 6 Kaikoura 7340 Tel: 03 319 5026
Selwyn District Council PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643 , Tel: 03 347 2800
Timaru District Council 2 King George Place PO Box 522 Timaru Tel: 03 687 7200
Waimakariri District Council 215 High Street Private Bag 1005 Rangiora 8254 Tel: 03 313 6136
SOUTHERN REGION
Central Otago District Council 1 Dunorling Street PO Box 122 Alexandra 9181 Tel: 03 440 0056
Clutha District Council 1 Rosebank Terrace, Balclutha Tel: 03 419 0200
Dunedin City Council PO Box 5045 Dunedin 9031 Tel: 03 477 4000
Gore District Council Civic Avenue PO Box 8 Gore Tel: 03 209 0330
Invercargill City Council 101 Esk Street Private Bag 90104 Invercargill 9520 Tel: 03 211 1777
QueenstownTown/Lakes District Council 10 Gorge St. Private Bag 50072 Queenstown 9197 Tel: 03 441 0499
Southland District Council PO Box 903 Invercargill 9840 Tel: (0800) 732 732
Waimate District Council Queen Street PO Box 122 Waimate 8791 Phone: 03 689 0000
Waitaki District Council 20 Thames Street Private Bag 50058 Oamaru 9444 Tel: 03 433 0300
Mackenzie District Council Main Street PO Box 52 Fairlie 8771 Tel: 03 685 8514