REA: Registered Engineering Associate
REA Fees 2019
Fees notices for REA and REAcap for 2019 – 2020 were posted on 1 April.
Fees notices for New Zealand residents should be received within 1 week and those for overseas residents within 3 weeks. If you do not receive a fees notice please contact the Registrar to confirm your billing address and request a duplicate fees notice.
Board Meeting Date
The next Board meeting date is scheduled for Thursday 13 June 2019.
Registration applications, including all work histories and full payment must be received one month prior to the meeting to be considered.
The REA Registration Information & Guidelines for Applicants pack, along with the application and work history forms, are now available on the How to Apply page.
Watercare Compliance Statement
REA and REAcap have been recognised in the final version of the Watercare Compliance Statement Policy for Producing Water and Wastewater Infrastructure. Read the full story here:
Retirement Function for John Edgar
A retirement function was held in July 2018 to recognise retiring Registrar John Edgar’s EARB association which included 24 years as a Board member followed by 20 years as Registrar. Photos from the function are available here (click on an image for larger version):
A Chronicle of the REA Credential
This booklet starts with the background that led to the passing of the Engineering Associates Act in 1961 and the establishment of the Engineering Associates Registration Board in 1962. It follows with a chronology of significant events which has shaped the EARB and the REA credential into what they have become today. This insightful record was compiled by John Edgar. It was published in July 2018 to mark John’s retirement after 20 years as Registrar and also recognises his previous 24 year tenure as a Board member. An exceptional association of more than 44 years.
A Chronicle of the Credential (PDF, 1.1 MB)