We wished to display the new unit survey web part above the normal Welcome message, but as standard it lacked a web part zone in the right place. So we needed to add a new web part zone
This needed to be added below My and above Page contents.
Open the site in designer and use the admin account and password. Select _catalogs
Check out the file
you need to take care that the web part is not inserted into the page contents part as this causes fun
When you are happy save it as a minor version and check how it looks. If everything is OK publish as a major version. You will need to authorise the change as well