You can make a complaint to Engineering New Zealand about a registered engineer or a person unlawfully claiming to be an engineer.
You can complain that an engineer has:
- breached the engineers’ Code of Ethics
- been negligent or incompetent
- misrepresented something or mislead you.
Code of ethical conduct(external link) — Engineering New Zealand
If the complaint relates to a licensed building practitioner under the Building Act, Engineering New Zealand will refer the complaint to the Registrar of Licensed Building Practitioners.
Engineering New Zealand can't award you any compensation for losses or damages, or order repairs to fix any negligent work.
Engineering concerns(external link) — Engineering New Zealand
If you're unhappy with Engineering New Zealand's decision, you can appeal it with the Chartered Professional Engineers Council.
How to appeal a decision(external link) — Chartered Professional Engineers Council