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Welcome to the New Zealand Planning Institute!

Connecting, Informing and Empowering

Established in 1949, the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) is the home of planning in New Zealand. Possessing 11 branches both within New Zealand and overseas. As part of a dynamic, varied and challenging profession, our growing membership of over 2000 members are involved in strategic planning initiatives and implementation of urban and rural plans.

The NZPI has evolved since 1949 and is now a complex organisation that delivers extensive training, networking opportunities, advocacy, real time planning news, mentoring, professional standards monitoring, accreditation of tertiary planning education in NZ and good practice guidance through the Quality Planning resource.

Membership of NZPI is the hallmark of professional expertise and integrity within the planning profession and your key to success.

Latest News

  • MEDIA RELEASE: Political Forum to Challenge Parties on Key Planning Issues
    23 March 2017 |

  • Preliminary NZPI Analysis Highlights Concerns with Government's Latest Urban Development Authority Proposals
    09 March 2017 |

  • 2nd Reading for Resource Legislation Amendment Bill - Three Political Parties Oppose whole Bill
    09 March 2017 |

  • MEDIA RELEASE: The future of NZ cities - planners identify disruptions and challenges
    01 March 2017 |

For more check out the NZPI Newsroom

NZPI Proudly Supports the Quality Planning Website

The Quality Planning website promotes best practice by sharing knowledge about all aspects of practice under the Resource Management Act (RMA). This website is for council practitioners and consultants, environmental managers and others involved in resource management practice under the RMA.