The Professors and Heads of Information Systems, New Zealand (PHIS-NZ) grouprepresents NZ information systems academics and researchers in matters of national, regional and international importance.
PHIS-NZ provides a forum for discussion and debate on issues relating to the development of information systems as a discipline in NZ universities, advises the government on policies affecting university education and research and acts as a community of practice between information systems departments. 

Since its inception it has organised annual meetings and information systems doctoral conferences.

PHIS-NZ members may become registered users of a 'members only' site, which will allow access to internal documents and other resources.