A critical part of S+SNZ's work is advocating on members’ behalf on issues and specialist areas that are important to the profession such as resilience and the built environment. This work includes legislative oversight, relationships with government and private sector, membership liaison, creating policy and rules and encouraging ethical behaviour. Read more about the Role of Advocacy in S+SNZ.




Advocacy Dashboard

A one-page view of advocacy activity.

Te Ture Whenua Māori Amendment Bill

Dialogue With Auckland Council

    Review of Standing Orders

        Action for Healthy Waterways

        National Policy Statement on Valuing Highly Productive Land

        National Policy Statement on Urban Development

            Consultation on LINZ Storing Landonline data in an Offshore Public Cloud

            National Disaster Resilience Strategy

            Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010 Review


            Royal Society - Digitisation of Old Survey Records

            Cross Lease Titles - Environment Court Case

            Rules for Cadastral Survey

            National Planning Standards

            S+SNZ and Other Parties MOU Register

            Briefing to Land Information New Zealand Minister

            Pacific Geospatial and Surveying Council (PGSC)


            Advanced Survey & Titles Service

            Legislation and Environment Scans

            Earlier Submissions 2017 - 2012

            Better Urban Planning

            Cadastral Survey Act Review

            Canterbury Property Boundaries and Related Matters Bill

            Greater Christchurch Regeneration Bill