New Zealand needs people with the skills and understanding to unlock the potential of location information. There are Geographic Information System (GIS) related courses being offered from Whangarei to Invercargill, and students are experiencing big benefits from adding GIS to their study.

Alan Scandrett

Alan is a Geography Honours student focussing on GIS at the University of Auckland (Summer Intern – Watercare 2017/18, LINZ 2016/17)

Alex Pasco

Alex is a Geospatial Data Administrator with the New Zealand Defence Force

Amit Kokje

Amit is a Senior Specialist (Geospatial Platform and Support) at Auckland Council

GIS graduate Amit Kokje

Cait Giles

Cait is a GIS Analyst- Historian specialist role at Te Arawhiti – The Office for Māori Crown Relations

photo of GIS graduate Cait Giles

Cheng Ho Pan (Ben Cheng)

Ben is a Location Data Analyst at Land Information New Zealand

Chloe Samaratunga

Chloe is studying for a Bachelor of Advanced Science with Auckland University of Technology (AUT).

GIS graduate Chloe Samaratunga

Christina McCabe

Christina is a BSc Environmental Science & Geography student via distance learning at Massey University

GIS graduate Christina McCabe

Deanna Teao

Deanna is a Master of Science in Remote Sensing student at Massey University (Turitea Campus, Palmerston North)

Emma Burge

Emma is a GIS analyst at the Environmental Protection Agency

GIS graduate Emma Burge

Hamish Kingsbury

Hamish is a Senior Spatial Data Specialist at Abley

Hannah Reid

Hannah is a Master of Science in Remote Sensing student at Massey University (Turitea Campus, Palmerston North)

Jennifer Coppola

Jennifer is a Hydrographic Surveyor at Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand and is studying part-time for a PGDip in Arts (Geospatial Sciences) via distance learning at Massey University

Photograph of Jennifer Coppola in Antarctica

Josef Beautrais

Josef is a Systems Modeller employed at AgResearch

Josef Beautrais

Kelly Hayhurst

Kelly is an Ecologist at Ecology NZ

Kasey Oomen

Kasey is a resilience advisor at Land Information New Zealand.

GIS graduate Kasey Oomen

Mat Darling

Mat is a Geospatial Development Leader for Pattle Delamore Partners

photo of Mat Darling

Nikora Warren Heitia

Nikora is a a Senior Treaty Partnerships Advisor at the Department of Conservation

Nikora Heitia

Rebecca McMorran

Rebecca is a Senior Transport Analyst, Transport Strategy Team at the Wellington City Council

Richard Law

Richard is a GIS Developer employed at MetOcean Solutions

Richard Law

Sam Williamson

Sam is a Geospatial Specialist at Fulton Hogan

Sam Williamson

Spencer Han

Spencer is a Data Wrangler at Stats NZ

Taipuni Ruakere

Taipuni is a Postgraduate Diploma in arts (Geospatial Science) student via distance learning at Massey University

Taipuni Ruakere

Tania Te Hira

Tania is a is a Geospatial Specialist with Haanuiorangi Te Whare Tapu o Ngāpuhi

Tristan McHardie

Tristan is a GIS Administrator at Waikato Regional Council

Tristan McHardie

Will Jones

Will is a geospatial developer at Orbica.

GIS graduate Will Jones
Last Updated: 8 June 2021