Urban/​Regional Planner

Kaiwhakamahere Tāone/​Rohe

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Urban/regional planners develop and administer plans for physical, environmental, social and economic development of urban and rural areas.


Planners with less than five years' experience earn on average

$61K per year

Planners with six or more years' experience usually earn

$77K-103K per year

Source: NZ Planning Institute, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an urban/regional planner are average but better for experienced planners.
A hand holding a ruler pointing at a map

Urban/regional planners use aerial maps to plan developments

Last updated 1 June 2017