SIBA keeps abreast of the developments of relevant government, academic and industry forum and committees.  The executive committee and other members actively participate in targeted committees to champion the benefits of spatial technology and to expand business opportunities for our industry. The following is a list of the current representations.


SIBA Members

Committee Description

Chair/Key Contact

Duration Start

Duration End

New Zealand Spatial Excellence Awards Steering Committee

Scott Campbell

NZSEA steering the 2018 awards, with liaison with the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards

Hadyn Smith


Geospatial Capability Committee

Tim Farrier

Objective is to provide a joint approach between Government/Industry and academia to address capability issues holistically.

Geoff O'Malley


Smart Cities Governance Group

Scott Campbell

To enhance awareness of the capabilities of the spatial industries in this space and to foster ongoing opportunities for members' involvement.

Hayden Read

Feb 2016


NZ Tech

Scott Campbell

Liaison with NZ Tech

Graeme Muller, CEO


Common Alerting Protocol Working Group

Mary Sue Critchlow

Common Alerting Protocol Working Group to produce Technical Standard 04/18, Common Alerting Protocol (CAP-NZ). See

Kevin Fenaughty, MCDEM



Advanced Survey and Title Services Customer Representative Working Group

Steve Critchlow

Advanced Survey and Titles Services (ASaTS) is a project to replace Landonline (the system currently used to manage New Zealand's title and survey transactions).

James Mowat