NZPI has established reciprocal agreements with equivalent professional Institutes in several other countries. These agreements provide opportunities for members of the named Institutes to seek equal recognition of status with NZPI.

Furthermore the agreements allow current NZPI members to seek entrance into the overseas Institutes via the reciprocal arrangements and also enhance the opportunities for members to work in New Zealand and overseas respectively with the support of each Institute.

Currently NZPI has reciprocal agreements with the following Institutes:

  • Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)
  • Irish Planning Institute (IPI)


For more information about joining NZPI under the MoU please email membership@planning.org.nz