Thank you to our partners for their kind and generous support for the FIG 2016.

Platinum Partner

Trimble transforms the way work is done through the application of innovative positioning. By integrating a wide range of positioning technologies such as GPS, laser, optical and inertial with application software, wireless communications and services. Trimble provides complete solutions that are focused on applications requiring position or location – including surveying, construction, mining, agriculture, utilities, public safety, asset management and mapping. Trimble solutions are used in over 100 countries around the world. Our portfolio includes over 900 patents and serves as the basis for the broadest positioning offerings in the industry. With employees in more than 21 countries and a highly capable network of distribution partners, Trimble customers are served and supported with world-class training, support and service capabilities.

Esri’s geographic Information system (GIS) technology has given clients the power to think and plan geographically for over 40 years. Used today in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide, GIS helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. GIS helps you understand and question data in ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. So whether you are transporting ethanol or studying landslides, you can use GIS to solve problems and make better decisions,because a GIS enables you to look at your valuable data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared. ESRI supports the implementation of GIS technology on the desktop, servers, online services, and mobile devices.

Diamond Partner

Land Information New Zealand makes sure New Zealand has accurate information about where people and places are, ensures people have confidence in their property rights and that Crown property is well managed for future generations.

LINZ’s responsibilities include managing land titles, geodetic and cadastral survey systems, topographic information, hydrographic information, managing Crown property and supporting government decision making around foreign ownership.

Silver Partner

Leica Geosystems are part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data. Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyse, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyse easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Bentley Systems is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure. Bentley users leverage information mobility across disciplines and throughout the infrastructure lifecycle to deliver better-performing projects and assets.











Institutional Partners

Global Land Tenure Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.

The United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) aims at playing a leading role in setting the agenda for the development of global geospatial information and to promote its use to address key global challenges. It provides a forum to liaise and coordinate among Member States, and between Member States and international organizations.

Consulting Surveyors of New Zealand is a division of NZIS catering to the needs of business owners and managers of survey practices in New Zealand. Directors of a company or shareholders with full voting rights are automatically eligible to join. Branch Managers are also eligible with the approval of members in the area in which the applicant practices. You must also be a fully paid up voting member of NZIS.

New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trace Aid Programme (NZaid)


Primary supporters:

Eliot Sinclair is a surveying, engineering and planning consultancy with special expertise in land development, planning and resource management, civil and structural engineering, geotechnical and environmental engineering, hydrographic surveying, cadastral surveying, GPS applications and survey control.

Christchurch City Council



Aurecon is a global consulting, engineering, management and specialist technical services firm.

Fox & Associates is an established survey firm with a reputation for providing quality professional land surveying and subdivision engineering services for commercial and residential properties in Canterbury and the wider South Island. Services include subdivision planning, land title surveying, land development advice and consultations for individuals, as well as commercial and government organisations.

Interpret Geospatial Solutions is the specialist GIS services arm of Abley Transportation Consultants. Together, Abley and Interpret have a rapidly expanding team of specialist engineers, geographers and IT specialists.

Harrison Grierson is a leading engineering and design consultancy working in four key market sectors; Land and Buildings, Water and the Environment, Utilities and Transport. As a multidisciplinary consultancy of over 300 people, Harrison Grierson provides a diverse range of specialist expertise in engineering, planning, surveying, urban design and landscape architecture. The company operates throughout Australasia and the Pacific Rim from a New Zealand base where they have offices in Auckland, Tauranga, Whakatane, Wellington and Christchurch. Harrison Grierson's award-winning surveying team aims to add value on every site; looking above and beyond surveying and measurement to identify any potential issues or opportunities. Covering land and property development, civil, environmental and geotechnical engineering, planning and resource management projects, all Harrison Grierson’s professional surveyors utilise leading-edge surveying and computer technology.