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Our branches

The Institute of Directors has eight branches representing all members throughout New Zealand. There are five branches in the North Island and three in the South Island.

Branches provide networking opportunities for IoD members. They organise regular events that feature eminent national and international guest speakers as well as functions tailored to meet the needs of specific groups. Each year around 6,000 IoD members and their guests attend around 240 member events.

Auckland branch

Representing members who reside in the greater Auckland area and Northland. Member events are generally held in Auckland with some events held in Whangarei and Kerikeri.

Bay of Plenty branch

Representing members who reside in the Bay of Plenty region. Member events are generally held in Tauranga. Events are also held in Rotorua, Taupō and Whakatāne.

Taranaki branch

Representing members who reside in the Taranaki region. Events are held in New Plymouth and South Taranaki.

Waikato branch

Representing members who reside in the Waikato region. Member events are generally held in Hamilton.

Wellington branch

Representing members who reside in the greater Wellington area, Manawatu and through to the East Coast. Members events are held in Wellington, East Coast and other regional areas.

Nelson Marlborough branch

Representing members who reside in the north of the South Island. Events are held in Nelson or Blenheim.

Canterbury branch

Representing members who reside in Canterbury and the West Coast regions. Member events are held in Christchurch, Timaru and Greymouth.

Otago Southland branch

Representing members who reside in the lower South Island. Member events are held in Dunedin, Invercargill, Queenstown and occassionally in other centres in the area.