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The Jewellery Industry Registration Board of New Zealand JIRBNZ is an incorporated society that has been formed to represent the Jewellery Industry in New Zealand as a whole (see about us)

The JIRBNZ holds and maintains the current list of all that are Registered as Industry Certified as Tradesman Manufacturing Jewellers, Tradesman Watch and Clockmakers, Tradesman Gem Setters and Tradesman Hand Engravers on the Registered Manufacturing Jewellers and Watch and Clockmakers page.

As an organisation representing jewellery industry training, the Jewellery Industry Registration Board of New Zealand is grateful to all their sponsors. Examples of the various sponsorships available can be found on our sponsors page.


The JIRBNZ Executive is pleased to announce the reappointment of Grant Harrison as the JIRBNZ Commissioner of Apprentices for the upcoming bi-annual term.

Trade Certificate Manufacturing Jewellery and Watch and Clockmaking listed as new Qualifications:

New Zealand Certificate in Manufacturing Jewellery (Level 4) [Ref: 2632]
New Zealand Certificate in Watch and Clock Making (Level 4) [Ref: 2633]



Recent and Upcoming Events

JWNZ Trade Fair

The JWNZ Trade Fair is postponed until Sunday 11 September 2022

JIRBNZ Annual General Meeting Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Sixteenth Annual General Meeting of members, is to be held at 5.30pm on Friday the 30th of September 2022 at JIRBNZ, Meeting Room 1, Level 3 Norfolk House, 128 Featherstone Street, Wellington.

JIRBNZ Trade Certificate Examination - Manufacturing Jewellery and Watch and Clock Making

Date:     Saturday 1st of October 2022 and Saturday the 25th March 2023.

Venue:   to be held in-house.

If any further person wishes to enrol for either Trade Certificate examination, please contact JIRBNZ directly.