Below is a list of events that are coming up. There may be the chance to schedule additional speakers and/or events during the year as we are informed of opportunities. The technical committee is always grateful to members for comments or suggestions as to what the membership would like to see arranged. Please inform us of any overseas visitors that may be candidates to speak to our members.

NZPMA Hazardous Substances Regulatory Workshop

NZPMA Hazardous Substances Regulatory Workshop
Date: Friday, 29th September 2017
Time: 10am
Location: Ellerslie Racecourse Function Centre

New regulations are coming into play on 1 December that impact on all areas of the Surface Coatings Industry, from importers to suppliers, retailers to end users.

To help understand these, and get some insights into what are the main changes, the NZPMA have organised for representatives from both EPA and Worksafe to present on Friday 29th September. This workshop is specifically targeted towards the paint industry and the speakers will be available afterwards for questions.

Some of the areas included in this workshop are:

  • Approved Handlers
  • Class 6 & 8 Hazardous Locations
  • Consumer Product Implications
  • Consumer Products
  • Group Standards
  • Implications
  • Non-Workplace
  • Part V
  • And more ...

Registration includes Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea as well as a workbook.

Workshop Costs:
SCANZ Members $125 + GST
Non SCANZ Members $150 + GST

If you are interested in registering, please contact Donna at, phone 09 910 0141 or go to