Established in 1949, membership of NZPI is the hallmark of professional expertise and integrity within the planning profession.

With over 2000 members worldwide and more than 70 years of history, the New Zealand Planning Institute represents the planning profession in New Zealand. NZPI members are required to abide by high ethical standards and represent the highest standards of education and experience. This quality standard means that employers, clients and the wider public trust our members.

The NZPI is an advocate for planning at all levels of government, giving planners a voice. NZPI provides networking opportunities and training for its members, facilitating strength in the membership and best practice in the industry. Becoming a member of the NZPI will enhance your career and empower your professional development whether you are just starting out or are an experienced planner making your mark.

Benefits of Membership

Becoming a member of the NZPI will enhance your career and empower your professional development.

Membership Options

NZPI offers a class of membership to suit all stages, membership opens doors and helps you connect with your peers.

NZPI CPD Programme

This programme has been designed to deliver maximum choice whilst supporting you in your learning and career aspirations.

Special Interest Groups

NZPI has 4 Special Interest Groups offering members a chance to focus on a specific area of interest & gain additional information, education & networking.

Award Winning Projects

The New Zealand Planning Institute Awards celebrates the important role of the planning profession and highlights the best of the best from around the country.

NZPI's Direction is Guided by its Strategic Plan

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