We welcome you on the website of the New Zealand Institute of Physics. The New Zealand Institute of Physics is the institute for professional physicists. Our members include college teachers, university lecturers, students studying to be physicists, CRI scientists, industry scientists, etc.

We provide:

  • A forum for discussing physics education and research
  • A physics teacher network.
  • Sponsorship of high school Physics prizes.
  • Submissions to the government concerning physics education and research.
  • Conferences.
  • Reduced membership fees for students.


2019 NZIP Conference

We are delighted to announce that the next biennial NZIP Conference will be held in Christchurch in 2019.

The conference dates are 15–17 April 2019. The conference will be followed by a professional development workshop for teachers on 18 April.

2019 Dan Walls Medal and Rutherford Trophy

Deadline for nominations: 15th of  March 2019

Email for nominations:  secretary@nzip .org.nz