Congratulations 2021 Award Recipients!!

  • 12 August 2021

Congratulations 2021 Award Recipients!!


The much-anticipated awards night lived up to expectations last week as the pinnacle of professional excellence was celebrated. Just under three hundred people gathered to celebrate professional excellence and outstanding service to the sector with their peers at a black-tie evening at the Cordis Hotel Auckland. Sponsored by GSI Partners, the
glamorous evening was a great success!


 Rachelle Winefield was the well deserved winner of the premier award for the night receiving the Supreme McRae Award for Professional Excellence. Rachelle received this award for her leadership and vision that has positively impacted the sector, economy and community.

The Supreme Award was decided by the judges from the winners of each stream’s Professional Excellence award winner:

Lyndon Telfer, Cadastral Award for Professional Excellence

Elaine McAlister, Spatial Award for Outstanding Service

Timothy James, Land Development & Urban Design Award for Outstanding Service

Bruce Walker, Engineering Surveying Award for Outstanding Service

Rachelle Winefield, Positioning and Measurement Award for Professional Excellence

Emily Tidey, Hydrography Award for Outstanding Service.

Bogle Young Professional of The Year Award

Bailey McNutt, Adam Musa and Emma Cook were the finalists for the Bogle Award - Young Professional of the Year, with the award being given to Emma for her initiative, innovation and leadership, and contributions to the professional community.

This year’s exam awards included Jason Zhou and Rachel Charlesworth - both awarded the Percy Dyett Award for excellence in the preparation of projects for the Professional Entrance Exams which is part of the process of qualifying to be a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor.

 Examination Awards

State Sector Award 

The State Sector award for the highest placed candidate in the Cadastral Law Exam went to Mateusz Baranski.




Percy Dyett Award

Rachel, Kat and Jason


This year’s exam awards included Jason Zhou and Rachel Charlesworth - both awarded the Percy Dyett Award for excellence in the preparation of projects for the Professional Entrance Exams which is part of the process of qualifying to be a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor.

Technical Cadastral Stream Award
Re-introduced this year, the Cadastral Survey of the Year Award  which was awarded to Wally Sanford for SO 486878.  

Emily Tidey, Wally Sandford and Rachelle Winefield

The Judging Panel was presented with an impressive array of entries from which to choose our winners – but did so with due gravity and attention to those things which mark out true greatness. Well done to all!