Awards

S+SNZ Awards

We celebrate professional achievement and academic excellence with annual S+SNZ Awards

The awards are to:

  • celebrate excellence and innovation in surveying and spatial professions
  • give recognition to the achievements of members
  • provide a medium for informing others of the achievements of members
  • promote the work of members and the role of the surveyor
  • raise the profile of the professions, both in New Zealand and overseas.

Each year the following are awarded to honour members personal achievements.

Nominations for the 2022 Awards are open until 30 June 2022.

 STREAM AWARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE
This is an award for excellence for each Stream. Steams will be responsible for establishing the criteria and nominating the recipient for their Stream's award. They will then be put forward for the McRae Supreme Award.

McRAE SUPREME AWARD
This award recognises individual effort for the good and benefit of S+SNZ and their Streams. The recipient will be chosen from the six finalists from the Stream awards.  

FELLOWSHIPS
The distinction and honour of Fellow is conferred by S+SNZ on individuals who have rendered eminent service and been nominated by two or more members.
2022 Fellows Nomination Form

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP
The award of Honorary status is conferred on individuals by the Council for significant service to S+SNZ or for being prominent in a field of science or in pursuits aligned to S+SNZ. 
2022 Honorary Member Nomination Form


BOGLE AWARD YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
This award recognises outstanding services given by a young professional. The award purpose is to perpetuate recognition of the outstanding services given and contributions made to the profession by Archibald Hugh Bogle, CBE, a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors, Councillor, President, Editor of the Journal and Member of the Survey Board. The award was created in 1969. The award may be made annually to any member of S+SNZ and who is not more than 35 years of age on 31 May of the year in which they are nominated and who has, in the opinion of the Council, made a significant contribution to the profession. 
2022 Bogle Young Professional of the Year Nomination Form

TECHNICIANS AWARD
Significant contribution to S+SNZ and the profession. The purpose is to recognise the value of the work carried out by technicians within the profession of surveying. The award was established in 1988 and may be made annually to any technically trained member who has made a significant contribution to surveying and/or to the S+SNZ and who, in the opinion of the Council, is worthy of the award. 
2022 Technicians Award Nomination Form

FULTON BEQUESTS
This award was established from a legacy from the estate of James Edward Fulton (1854- 1928) who was a foundation member of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors and who served as a Councillor, Vice-President and President. Class A.1. is awarded to a member for outstanding service to S+SNZ or to the profession of surveying.
Class A.2. is awarded to a member who has written a paper of sufficient merit on a subject of professional or technical interest to members of the profession of surveying.
Class B.1. is awarded to a B.Surv graduate from the University of Otago who has been awarded the degree with distinction or credit and who, on the recommendation of the S+SNZ Admissions Panel and in the opinion of the assessors, is deemed worthy of the award.
Class B.2. is awarded to a student member or associate who has written a paper or thesis of sufficient merit on some aspect of surveying.
2022 Fulton Bequest Nomination Form 

PROFESSIONAL EXAM AWARDS

STATE SECTOR GROUP AWARD
Awarded annually to the highest placed candidate in the Cadastral Law examination conducted by the Survey and Spatial NZ. The award was established at the suggestion of the State Sector Group following its dissolution in January 1998 and is intended to acknowledge academic excellence.

PERCY DYETT AWARD
Recognises the best land development engineering candidate in the Professional Entrance Examinations. The award was established from a legacy from the estate of Henry Lewis Percy Dyett, Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors and Member of the Survey Board for 23 years from 1942 - 1965. It is intended to encourage a greater interest and all-round knowledge of engineering and to encourage candidates to professionally present themselves and their project to the S+SNZ Admissions Panel. It is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the S+SNZ Admissions Panel, to the best overall Land Development Engineering candidate in the Professional Entrance Examinations.

MAURICE CROMPTON-SMITH AWARD
Recognises the best set of projects for a Certificate of Competency. The purpose of the award is to perpetuate the memory of Maurice Crompton-Smith (1865-1953), Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors, Editor of the Journal and Secretary of the Survey Board. It is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the S+SNZ Admissions Panel, to the candidate submitting the best set of projects for a Certificate of Competency, which in concept, content and presentation are deemed by the Admissions Panel to be worthy of the award.

  •  Lists of awards and recipients (includes Presidents, Honorary Members, S+SNZ Awards, Fellows, FIG correspondents, Bursaries and Award of Excellence Recipients)

Cadastral Survey of the Year Award

Nominations for the 2022 Cadastral Survey of the Year Award are open until 10 June 2022.

 The purpose of this award is:

  • To celebrate excellence in the field of cadastral surveying.
  • To give recognition to the achievements of member(s) of Survey and Spatial New Zealand (S+SNZ).
  • To provide a medium for informing others of the achievements of member(s) of S+SNZ.

Read the Guidelines here

Apply online here

Previous award winners


Spatial Excellence Awards

The Spatial Excellence Awards are hosted by Asia Pacific Spatial ExcellenceAwards (APSEA) and delivered by S+SNZ to celebrate the highest standard of achievement in the New Zealand geospatial community - they are for all New Zealand professionals and organisations working with spatial data.
The awards are divided into two main categories: individuals and for organisations. Both categories are made up of a number of separate awards.​ ​Winners of each award category are automatically entered into the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) regional awards.

2021 Spatial Excellence Awards Recipients 


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