Director - Licensed Cadastral Surveyor

Sam Poole

Sam Poole: Experienced Licensed Cadastral Surveyor and a full member of Survey and Spatial New Zealand.

Sam graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Surveying, is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, and a full member of Survey and Spatial New Zealand and Consulting Surveyors of New Zealand. 

Sam co-founded Leith Consulting Ltd to provide bespoke surveying services and to assist landowners in developing their land to create visually appealing and desirable living environments. This is achieved through involvement in projects from end to end, while always being able to visualise the finished product.

Sam’s surveying knowledge includes specialisation in undertaking cadastral surveys, and expertise in the overall land development process.

Sam is an advocate for using Low Impact Design principles to create greener, more attractive living environments while also providing pragmatic solutions to site constraints.

Having worked across and led a variety of small to large-scale land development projects, Sam has local knowledge and expertise in project management, scheme and infrastructure design, construction setout, contract administration and overseeing the implementation of resource consent conditions to obtain final sign-offs from Local Authorities.

Sam has established long-standing relationships with; clients, council staff, contractors, solicitors, other consultants, utility companies, and mana whenua, all of which are involved at various stages during the subdivision process.

Outside of the land development realm, as a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, Sam specialises in undertaking and lodging cadastral surveys with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). This involves the pegging of boundaries, plan draughting and the preparation of supporting reports and calculations in accordance with LINZ requirements. Sam is passionate about cadastral surveying and experienced in completing complex datasets ranging from land transfer and easements surveys, through to boundary marking surveys and legalisation surveys.

Meticulous about attention to detail, Sam goes the extra mile and has a track record of delivering quality outcomes.

Outside of working life, he enjoys playing tennis and skiing, and getting back onto the family farm in southern Hawke’s Bay.



Sam Poole Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, BSurv | MS+SNZ