Complaint against a Member

Members of the New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management follow a Code of Ethics in the services that they provide.

We take any breaches of the Code of Ethics seriously and follow a process for dealing with complaints about any Members.

Any person may make a written complaint where they have been directly or indirectly affected by the actions of a Member. Complaints covered by this procedure may include, but are not limited to:

  • any violation of any part of the Institutes Rules, By-laws or Code of Ethics;
  • any civil or criminal offence committed by a Member which is punishable by imprisonment;
  • any dishonest practice or dealing knowingly committed by a Member;
  • any conduct engaged by a Member which is prejudicial to the good name of the Institute; or
  • any event where a Member has obtained admission to the Institute by improper means.


Any such complaint must be in writing and accompanied by all supporting documentary or other evidence and sent to the Institutes Chief Executive. The complainant is asked to provide full details of the complaint, set out what happened in date order, and describe exactly what they are unhappy about and why.


For more information please refer to Section 10 of the Institutes By-laws.

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