The Jewellers & Watchmakers of New Zealand Inc. was formed in 1983, from an amalgamation of the Jewellers Association of New Zealand Inc., formed 1944 and the New Zealand Horological Institute, formed in 1936 and renamed the Jewellers & Watchmakers Institute of New Zealand in 1983.
Ian Douglas is a founding member of the Committee of the Goldsmiths Guild of NZ and is on the Board.
The Goldsmiths Guild of New Zealand - GGNZ - is one of two specialist bodies within the Jewellers & Watchmakers of New Zealand Inc. Formally the Jewellers Guild of New Zealand.
The Goldsmiths Guild of New Zealand promotes the training of apprentices and additional training of qualified tradespeople. This, in order to enhance and maintain the skills its members require.
Goldsmiths Guild of New Zealand members have industry-recognised qualifications and agree to abide by the Jewellers & Watchmakers of New Zealand Inc. Code of Ethics.
Today the JWNZ Inc. is at the forefront of industry, leading by example and reflecting today's industry needs.
The American Gem Society is the USA's preeminent jewellery trade organisation dedicated to consumer protection. Inspired Jewellery are the first Australasian members.
MJSA is the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewellery making and design.
Inspired Jewellery is a member of The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has been in the business of encouraging regional development and representing the region's businesses since 1856.
In its early years it was instrumental in shaping the region's infrastructure. Today, our 1,150 members, who range from major corporations to sole traders, continue to benefit from the broad pro-business policy platform promoted by the Chamber and the close personal networks and contacts membership brings.