The New Zealand Statistical Association

Welcome to the New Zealand Statistical Association‘s website. 


We are pleased to announce the establishment of the NZSA Jean Thompson Award. It recognizes excellence in the application of statistics in New Zealand industry, including business, Crown Research Institutes, government agencies and departments, media, etc. The award celebrates the insightful use of statistical thinking and practice in solving practical problems and creating value.

More information about the criteria for the award, how to do a nomination, and background information about Jean Thompson is available here.


The NZSA Mentoring Programme was launched in March 2022 with a webinar which was attended by over 60 NZSA members.

The first cohort of the mentoring programme is running from May–Oct 2022 and involves 14 mentor/mentee pairs. Participants expressed interest in being involved by completing a short survey with pairings being communicated in April.

More information about the ongoing programme can be found here.

If you have any questions, or to express interest in being involved in a future cohort of the mentoring programme, please email Lisa Thomasen.