Cadastral Survey Rules 2021

  • Rule 104 table 8 corrected on 5 October 2021 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
72 Information to be included in survey report

A survey report must contain the following information:

General information


the purpose for which the survey was conducted, including reference to the statutory provisions relevant to achieving that purpose where it is not otherwise clear:


an explanation of why a CSD for a Crown subdivision does not include a certificate under section 223 of the Resource Management Act 1991:

Bearings and levels


the basis for determining the orientation of bearings:


the basis for any bearing adjustment applied to an adopted bearing:


the basis for determining the origin of levels:

Definition information


details of any conflict and how it was resolved:


reasons for not relying on an old survey mark:


information about old survey marks searched for and not found, or destroyed, if the information cannot be recorded in the record of survey in accordance with rule 80(7):


reasons for, and details of, decisions made about an existing boundary defined by survey, and the information considered in reaching those decisions:


if a movable marginal strip is included in a CSD, a description of the method used to determine its existence:


information about the accuracy of the determination of any water boundary, water centre-line boundary, or irregular boundary, and the factors taken into account, as specified in rule 29(2):


any information as to why the physical margin of the water body is no longer coincident with an adopted water boundary for the purpose of rule 10:

Boundary marking


reasons why it was impracticable to mark any boundary point in terms of rule 35:


details to support an exemption from marking a boundary point under the provisions in rule 35(1)(a) to (e):



a description of the type of equipment and methods used to ensure compliance with the accuracy standards in these rules:



reference to any prior correspondence with LINZ about issues relevant to the application of these rules to the CSD:


notification from the Māori Land Court of a non-standard appellation used under rule 44:


notification from the Māori Land Court to support a boundary marking exemption under rule 35(1)(b).

Compare: SR 2010/492 r 8.2