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


  • NZPI's Submission on Urban Development Bill
    21 February 2020 | Read more...

    RMA: It’s not broke but it needs fixing
    10 February 2020 | Read more...

  • NZPI MEDIA RELEASE | Creating inclusive cities among top planning challenges
    30 January 2020 | Read more...

  • RM Systems Review Opportunities
    17 January 2020 | Read more...

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.



www.qualityplanning.org.nz



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