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The Association of People Professionals is the regulatory body for people who work in the HR, Payroll,  Learning and Talent professions in  New Zealand.

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Accreditation and Chartering

Before APPNZ, there has been no regulation for the HR, Learning & Development or Payroll professions in New Zealand. APPNZ is the only regulatory body these professions and provides accreditation and chartering.

Accredited HR, L&D or Payroll Professionals have to

pass the following:

Chartered People Professionals have to

also pass the following:

If you are a CEO, Business Owner or Manager - make sure that your HR, Payroll or Learning team are APPNZ Accredited or Chartered, and you’ll know they have the experience and knowledge to deliver.

Do you work in an HR, Learning or Payroll role? Are you looking to grow your experience and knowledge? To meet other professionals to share ideas with?

Would you like tools and templates to deliver more effectively?  Would you like your skills and qualifications formally recognised?

If you answered yes, APPNZ is your organisation.


Training and Events

APPNZ run a number of training workshops and webinars, as well as having on demand sessions that you can purchase and watch.


APPNZ Developing Associates, Accredited and Chartered People Professionals also receive a discount on attending public courses with a number of providers.

member discounts