S+SNZ has an elected Council and an operational Board. The Council provides governance and advises on the management of S+SNZ affairs through a Letter of Engagement.

The Board is responsible to the Council and the membership for the organisation's health and prosperity. Day to day business activities are managed by the CEO and National Office staff based in Wellington.

Annual General Meeting: 3 November 2022


    President, Board and CEO

    Annual Reports 

      Stakeholder Workshops

      Board and Council Meeting Dates

      Survey and Spatial NZ Plans

      Business Plans


      Audit and Risk Committee

      Ethics Committee

      S+SNZ Ethics Committee
      • Michael Morris (Wellington)
      • Richard O'Flaherty (Auckland)
      • Malcolm Hanrahan, Chair (Canterbury)
      • Chris Hopper (Canterbury)
      • Nicole Alexander (Napier)


      The S+SNZ rules are being updated to policy documents. Until all the updates are completed the Rules still apply to members by default.

      Survey and Spatial NZ Guides

      Leader's Guide

      A complete guide to assist leaders of branches, streams, special interest groups (SIG) or divisions. It includes support material and templates for all the key functions. The guide and various templates are available in the Members Resources section.

      Social Media Guide

      A comprehensive guide with useful and practical information for members who are posting individually or planning to get active in social media for their own organisations.

      Writing Style Guide

      Member Surveys