The sector is pushing to increase productivity and expand new markets while, exploring the technological challenges of the drive towards a low-carbon economy.  

The Minerals Forum will cover:

  • New Zealand minerals investment opportunities
  • Exclusive industry announcements
  • Current mining operations and a Mine Managers’ Forum
  • Government and regulatory updates
  • Technology adoption and where to next
  • Leading geoscience and environmental science updates
  • Workforce health and well-being
  • Pathways towards a low carbon economy including an Energy Users' Forum

New Zealand mining and quarrying Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders and AusIMM members can record session attendance as a continuing professional development (CPD) activity.


The Straterra and Freeman team is delighted to confirm that in October 2020 the New Zealand Minerals Forum in partnership with AusIMM will be running in-person in Hamilton.

13-14 October 2020 | Claudelands, Hamilton

We can’t wait to have the sector reconnect in October to share knowledge, celebrate success and network – all in-person.

Programme update

The New Zealand Minerals Forum 2020 in partnership with AusIMM has been postponed to adhere with current and expected government mass gathering restrictions, to avoid possible COVID-19 transmission. Stakeholders, speakers, delegates and sponsors we have spoken to, have been thoroughly supportive of this decision to postpone.

For your convenience, anyone with tickets and or...

This advice is to let you know we are currently monitoring official advice from the New Zealand Government and WHO to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Both the Government and many businesses have pre-emptively established travel bans or restrictions on holding/attending large events.

In order to be fully prepared, Freeman and Straterra (the forum organisers) are looking at all...