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John Harre - Lead Auditor

Auditor Training

  • NZOQ “Quality Systems Auditing” course leading to CQSAP qualification. Have attended numerous NZPPC training sessions relating to the monitoring of quality systems.


  • B.A., University of Auckland (1959)

  • Dip Teach., Auckland Teachers' College (1957)

  • Ph.D., University of London (L.S.E.) (1963)

Work Experience

  • Rangitoto College, Auckland, NZ (1958-59)
    Teacher of Mathematics and English

  • London School of Economics, London, UK (1962-63)
    Assistant Lecturer in Social Anthropology

  • University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ (1964-68)
    Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology

  • University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji (1969-74)
    Reader in Sociology
    Professor of Social Anthropology
    Head of the School of Social and Economic Development

  • Hawkes Bay Community College, Napier, NZ (1975-85)

  • Auckland Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ (1986-92)
    Head of Community Development
    Dean Of Arts

  • Education Consultant, New Zealand (1992-94)

  • Fiji Institute of Technology , Suva, Fiji (1995-97)

  • Education Consultant, New Zealand (1998-current)

Quality Experience

  • Independent chair of non-university degree review panels (New Zealand Qualifications Authority). Degrees reviewed include Theology, Computer Graphic Design, Human Services, Nursing and Information Technology.

  • Independent chair of polytechnic accreditation panels (New Zealand Polytechnics Programmes Committee). Qualifications reviewed include Fine Arts, Motor Trades, Engineering, Computer Studies, Journalism, Bicultural Education: Maori, Maori Counseling, Social & Community Work, Tourism, Hotel Management, Early Childhood Education, Hairdressing, Performing Arts, Radiography, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Business and Nursing. 

  • Development of quality systems for the Fiji Institute of Technology.

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