Regulations

The Institute of Cadastral Surveying (Inc) has compiled a database of regulations related to cadastral surveying practice from
1871 up to the present day:

Year Regulation Legalised
2010 Amendment to Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010 - via LINZ Website Gazette 2012 p 3763
  Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010 - Canterbury Earthquake Gazette 2010 p 4455
  Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010 Gazette 2010 p 1236

2002 Surveyor Generals Rules 2002.2 Gazette 2002 p 3955

2002 Surveyor Generals Rules 2002.1  

1998 Survey Regulations 1998 Gazette 1998 p 441

1972 Survey Regulations 1972 Amendment No. 2 1982 Gazette 1982 p 239
  Survey Regulations 1972 Amendment No. 1 1977 Gazette 1977 p 311
  Survey Regulations 1972 Gazette 1972 p 264

1959 Survey Regulations Amendment No. 1 1965 Gazette 1965 p 15
  Survey Regulations 1959 Gazette 1959 p 34

1947 Survey Regulations 1947 Gazette 1947 p 153

1940 Survey Regulations 1940 Gazette 1940 p 152

Note: It is believed that other amendments to regulations may be located in unidentifed Gazette references prior to 1940, and that it may be possible to find these by researching a Gazette year index.
1932 Napier Alignment Regulation Gazette 1932 p 1492

1923 Amendment to the 1923 regulations Gazette 1925 p 1849-1854
  Regulations for Conducting the Survey of Land in New Zealand Gazette 1923 p1793-1814

1907 Amendment to Survey Regulations of 1907 Gazette 1913 p 1015-1016
  Amendment to Survey Regulations of 1907 Gazette 1909 p 1466
  Amendment to Survey Regulations of 1907 Gazette 1907 p 2989
  Survey Regulations (Land Transfer Act 1885, Land Act 1892 & Native Land Court Act 1894) Gazette 1907 p 2721-2748

1897 Regulations and Instructions of the Department of Lands and Survey  
  Appendix A  
     
  Appendix C  

1897 Survey Regulations (Land Transfer Act 1885) Gazette 1897  p 391-393

1897 Survey Regulations (Land Act 1892) Gazette 1897 p 223-235

1886 Survey Regulations (Land Act 1885 & Land Transfer Act 1885) Gazette 1886 p 634-642

1879 Regulations and Instructions of the Survey Department of New Zealand  Survey Department

1879 Additional Regulations for the Survey of Native Lands  Gazette 25 July 1879

1879 Additional Regulations for the Survey of Native Lands  Gazette 15 May 1879

1879 Regulations for Surveyors (Land Transfer Acts) Gazette 1879 p 211-213

1877 Regulations for the Survey of Native Lands Gazette 1877 p 328

1876 Instructions for Settlement Surveyors on Demesne Lands of the Crown Survey Department

1871 Instructions for Surveyors under the LT Acts Survey Department

Note: It is believed that prior to this date, regulation or instruction for casdastral surveying was the responsibility of the Provinces and will be contained in provincial gazettes or records.