The New Zealand Society of Actuaries (NZSA or the Society) is the professional body for actuaries practising in New Zealand. The NZSA is committed to a high standard of actuarial practice
- Develops and maintains New Zealand’s actuarial Professional Standards, liaising with government, regulators, officials and interested bodies on standards and regulations.
- Establishes and maintains the regulations of the Society, including the Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure.
- Contributes to the development of actuarial thinking and its application through Thought Leadership activities.
- Advances actuaries’ skills and knowledge through Continuous Professional Development.
- Fosters a strong and supportive professional network including holding knowledge-sharing and social Events.
The NZSA is an incorporated society and is governed by a set of rules.
To call yourself an “actuary”, you must complete examinations and other requirements and become a Fellow or an Associate of the NZSA. The NZSA does not conduct actuarial examinations. Instead, members must obtain their formal actuarial qualifications through an examining actuarial body overseas. Many actuaries in New Zealand are members or Fellows not only of the NZSA but also an overseas professional body.