Plant & Machinery Valuers Institute

The Plant and Machinery Valuers Institute guides the professional activity of the Infrastructure, Plant and Machinery Valuation profession in New Zealand and is the primary body providing education, advocacy and professional standards to the profession.

PMVI Valuers participate in providing asset (non-real property) valuations for banks, financial institutions, insurers, local and central government, private business, stakeholders and the general public.

The PMVI community has been serving members since the 1980’s and is committed to the growth and development of the industry both locally and internationally.

Registered PMVI Valuers are qualified to provide independent infrastructure, plant and equipment valuation advice for fixed assets including mobile plant, industrial equipment, fixed assets within the manufacturing, processing and tourism industries, airports, ports, local body and other reticulation assets. Other areas of specialisation including aviation, marine and all aspects of heavy machinery.


A registered PMVI Valuer can be engaged when:

  • Upgrading, building, buying or selling assets
  • Financing or refinancing assets
  • Making asset acquisition decisions
  • Reviewing asset values for financial reporting or tax assessments
  • Assessing capital gains
  • Assessing insurance value(s) for renewal
  • Making a claim for insurance purposes – resulting from natural disasters or other events
  • Valuing property for matrimonial purposes, arbitration or other litigious matters
  • Business mergers, acquisitions or dissolution involving assets

Click here to find out more about career pathways and how to become a member.