Survey and Spatial New Zealand,Tātai Whenua helps to connect people requiring a survey or spatial professional with our members.
We promote growth, innovation and excellence in all facets of surveying and spatial in New Zealand.
Our vision is that we are a globally respected organisation that sustains innovation and excellence for the benefit of our communities and our mission is to provide a home which supports, develops and connects our diverse survey and spatial membership within our values of sustainability, integrity, respect, and community.
Survey and Spatial New Zealand has been the national body representing members in New Zealand since1888. Today, we are still an incorporated society dedicated to preserving and developing the integrity and status of the surveying and spatial sector.
We monitor and maintain the professional and ethical conduct of surveyors in New Zealand.
Our aim is to expand, enhance and support professional skills.
What we do
- promote and encourage ethical conduct of the profession
- protect and enhance the integrity and status of the surveying and spatial professions
- protect and promote the interests of surveying and spatial professions
- protect and promote the interests of the public in regard to work undertaken by members
- promote greater awareness of the value and benefits of surveying and spatial information
- promote careers in surveying and spatial information
- provide opportunities for the acquisition and communication of knowledge
- advocate on land law, surveying and spatial issues
- identify, inform and influence decision makers on national and community issues.
We have 16 regional branches supporting members through:
- professional streams and special interest groups
- a CEO and National Office based in Wellington, NZ
- an elected President and Council
- an operational Board reporting to the Council.
The Unitas crest has been used since the incorporation of the NZ Institute of Surveyors - it represents unity of members.