Our planning and resource consent management staff are able to assist with the navigation through the Resource Management Act - RMA - processes, including obtaining Resource Consent / Subdivision Consent from your local District Council or Regional Council. We are also able to assist with initial pre-purchase feasibility reports, District Plan / Regional Plan interpretation, Assessment of Effects on the Environment, through to representation at the Environment Court.

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  • Environmental Effects Assessments
  • Pre-purchase reports
  • Feasibility reports 
  • District Plan and Regional Plan and Review preparation
  • Iwi Consultation

Expert evidence

  • Council hearing evidence
  • District Plan submissions
  • Environment Court expert witness evidence and appeals
  • Objections and appeals
  • Resource Management Act - RMA


  • Land Use consents
  • Subdivision consents
  • Regional Council consents - Earthworks, water takes, stormwater disposal, bridges, culverts
  • Historic Places Trust Authority Consents
  • Local Authority consent processing
  • Designations and Outline plans
  • Plan Changes and re-zoning
  • Jetties
  • National Environmental Standards - NES
  • Project Management


  • Structure planning
  • Subdivision design
  • Urban Design
  • Retirement Village and residential developments
  • Urban planning
  • Town planning
  • Industrial and Commercial development
  • Sport and recreation developments
  • Tourism developments
  • Tourist accommodation facilities
  • Post harvest horticulture
  • Maori land development and Papakaianga



Our structural engineering staff can provide technical expertise in structural design such as buildings and retaining walls, through to earthquake prone building assessments - IEP.  We have structural engineers to assist you with building construction materials such as concrete, steel and timber. 

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structural engineering

  • Residential building design - beams, bracing, subfloor, piling, foundations
  • Commercial and industrial structural design - portals, steel, concrete, timber, reinforced masonry construction
  • Retaining wall design
  • Initial Evaluation Procedure (IEP) assessments for earthquake prone buildings - IEP and ISA
  • Detailed Design Evaluations (DDE) for earthquake prone buildings works - DDE and DSA
  • Building structural upgrades including retrofits and structural strengthening
  • Structural condition assessments and reporting
  • Earthquake strengthening






Our geotechnical engineering staff can provide technical expertise in geotechnical and liquefaction assessments of the ground and foundation design for residential dwellings, subdivisions, structures, and multi storied commercial/industrial buildings.

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geotechnical engineering

  • Geotech investigation and assessments
  • Foundation design for residential, commercial and industrial developments
  • Slope stability assessments
  • Liquefaction assessments
  • Settlement monitoring
  • Earthworks design and site management
  • Site filling testing and certification
  • Retaining wall design
  • Footings and piling
  • Soil testing







Our surveying staff can assist in all manner of surveying practices from relocating your boundary peg and assisting with fences being located on boundaries, right through to managing the subdivision process from obtaining Council consent to titles from Land Information New Zealand - LINZ.  We can also undertake a topographical survey of the contours of the land, building set out, maori land surveys and building surveys.

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  • Greenfield - multi lot residential
  • Infill
  • Rural & lifestyle lots
  • Urban
  • Commercial / Industrial
  • Easements / Covenants / Consent Notice
  • Feasibility reporting
  • Project Management
  • Right of Way
  • Certificate of Title - CT
  • Computer Freehold Register - CFR
  • Cross lease and leasehold
  • Unit titles and Strata title
  • Boundary adjustments



  • Building Setout
  • Infrastructure and engineering setout
  • Roading and services setout
  • Topographical Surveys and contours
  • Daylight Survey - height to boundary
  • Buffers and boundaries
  • Boundary fences






  • Boundary Redefinition surveys
  • Farm Mapping
  • Orchard Mapping - Zespri approved
  • Aerial Photos and aerial maps

Maori land

  • Maori Land survey
  • Occupation Orders
  • Hapu Partitions

Our civil engineering staff can provide technical expertise to assist with services infrastructure, pavement design, contract management and administration, and subdivision completion design. We can also assist with earthworks and erosion management during construction.

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civil engineering

  • Civil engineering design
  • Subdivision infrastructure services engineering design
  • Public infrastructure design
  • Stormwater disposal assessment and design
  • Contract management and supervision
  • Water supply reticulation design
  • Earthworks calculations, site level design, erosion and sediment control plans
  • Subdivision roading, access, Right of Way and vehicle access design
  • Construction contouring and levelling
  • Wastewater, sewer and septic tanks
  • On Site Effluent Treatment (OSET) assessment and design - OSET






Our environmental team can provide assistance for any environmental site assessments including contaminated site investigations and assistance with NES and Regional Council consenting.  We can also assist in with site remediation, pre-purchase due diligence investigations, consent monitoring and environmental management plans.  

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Contaminated Land Assessment

  • National Environmental Standard (NES) for assessing and managing contaminants in soils to protect human health consents
  • Preliminary Site Assessments (PSI)
  • Detailed Site Assessments (DSI)
  • Regional Council consents
  • Identification of Hazardous Activities and Industries List (HAIL) land uses
  • Remedial Action Plans
  • Site Management Plans
  • Site Validation Investigations
  • Testing and sampling
  • Hazardous Substances, including Asbestos contamination

Environmental Management

  • Groundwater monitoring and assessments
  • Consent monitoring
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Environment Management Plans
  • Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)
  • Testing and Sampling
  • Hazardous Substances, including Asbestos