Message from the President

The new NZPI Council was elected in April 2010 and I think it is fair to say that it has hit the ground running. The development of a Strategic Plan, Annual Plan, and Communications Strategy; the launch of a new online presence; the development of performance plans for all NZPI officers and the appointment of both a new CEO, Susan Houston, and a Policy and Research Advisor, Christina Kaiser are just some of the achievements the Council has made over the past four months.

Underlying all of these initiatives has been the Council's understanding that our existing governance structure and constitution were in need of review in accord with best practice governance practice. The current structure and constitution have been in place for more years than I care to remember and don't in the Council's view reflect the organisations development over the past decade. This is especially so when you consider that the NZPI now represents almost two thousand planners ...  CLICK HERE TO READ ON