Guidance Papers for Valuers & Property Professionals are developed and revised by the Australian Standards Steering Committee and New Zealand Standards Boards. 

All Valuation Guidance Papers are approved by the New Zealand Institute of Valuers Council (NZIV) for use by its members. Non-valuation based papers are adopted by the Standards Board.

The documents are effective from the date referenced on each document. Refer to the History of Standards document for more information.

Important Information


The Property and Valuation Standards Board has undertaken a review of NZVGP506 Valuation of Contaminated Land in conjunction with the Australian Property Institute. The joint API/PINZ guidance paper ANZVGP 115 Contamination Issues – Real Property is recommended best practice. ANZVGP115 effective date - 1 July 2023