Professional Insights Industry Leadership and Development

Research Association New Zealand (RANZ) is the only industry body dedicated to professional providers and users of research, data and insights. The Research Association New Zealand brand is a trust-mark for clients, employers, colleagues and other industries and indicates that the bearer is a member of an expert community, which upholds the highest professional and ethical standards.

Upcoming PD Events

  • 17 Aug 2018 6:00 PM Hilton Auckland, Princes Wharf, Quay Street, Auckland

ad:tech Agenda is LIVE. Early Bird tickets end soon!


ad:tech is the original industry authority for marketing and media technology, where marketing, technology and media communities assemble to share new ways of thinking, build strong partnerships, and define new strategies to compete in an ever-changing marketplace.

Early Bird special for RANZ members - 10% discount before 20 August. Email RANZ Secretary for details.


 Go to RANZ Social Facebook group for details of upcoming events.

RANZ Membership

Research Association membership is recommended to any individual or firm engaged in the profession of sourcing information and insights for commercial or social decision making, whether on the client or supplier side of the profession. Apply to join

Members can access copies of the RANZ Board meeting minutes HEREPlease note that login using email address is required.

Meet the 2018 Board

Who's who?

Read the M+AD RANZ Chair announcement HERE

Did you know?

RANZ members can access lots of online courses through the Global Research Business Network (GRBN) Learning Centre.

QPMR Accreditation


RANZ members are now eligible to get the
Qualified Practising Market Researcher (QPMR) accreditation.


Check out these courses:

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.

GDPR was approved by the EU Parliament in 2016 with an enforcement date of 25 May 2018 - at which time those organizations in non-compliance may face heavy fines.

Download the latest GRBN (Global Research Business Network) newsletter; lots of GDPR articles and two EFAMRO webinars.


Information from the Privacy Commission

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Partnership Opportunities

Contact Research Association to find out about the great opportunities available for getting closer to market researchers in New Zealand.

Email Research Association

Press Releases

GRBN launches new handbook, ENGAGE, to help researchers deliver better experiences to research participants and greater value to clients


There are several new guidelines underway, including social media guidelines:

GO TO more information on the ESOMAR/ GRBN joint guidelines.

MRS UK Guide to Buying Research & Insight

The MRS UK has developed a guide to procuring better research. It has been an important initiative for the MRS UK, as the government has its own procurement framework and one of the requirements is that only regulated suppliers are on that framework now.

For more information on the MRS Guide to Buying Research & Insight:

Top Ten Tips for Buying Research & Insight DOWNLOAD HERE


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