Strategy and Stewardship leads the development and execution of LINZ strategy and stewardship responsibilities. This includes leading our business strategy, and overseeing stewardship of regulatory systems and our strategic stakeholders and customers – including Māori and iwi.

The group includes the Office of the Surveyor-General, the Registrar-General of Land, the Valuer-General and LINZ’s Business with Māori team.

Robbie Muir is the Deputy Chief Executive Strategy and Stewardship

Office of the Surveyor-General

The Office of the Surveyor-General sets standards for the cadastral and geodetic survey systems

Read about the Surveyor-General

Registrar-General of Land

The Registrar-General of Land develops standards and sets an assurance programme for the land rights registration system.

Read about the Registrar-General of Land


The Valuer-General is responsible for regulating the rating valuations industry in accordance with the Rating Valuations Act 1998.

Readthe Rating Valuation Act 1998

Read about the Valuer-General

Business with Māori

The Business with Māori (BwM) team is unlocking the potential of location information for Māori and iwi development.

Read about Māori and iwi development

The LINZ Business with Māori strategy He Whāriki Maurua describes LINZ’s approach to working with Māori and iwi. The strategy is creating opportunities for improved economic, environmental, social and cultural outcomes for Aotearoa – New Zealand.

Last Updated: 2 July 2018