Ecologists at Wetlands workshop in Northland

Sharing Their Smarts: Our Team Takes Centre Stage at Industry Workshops

Showcasing their industry-recognised expertise, we look at the recent presentations delivered by our ecologists, project managers, and engineers, highlighting the knowledge they shared with industry colleagues.   Richard Taylor – Engineer Richard represented New Zealand at the respected 2024 Water Loss Conference in San Sebastián. Richard’s expertise was on full display as the only engineer…

land development glossary

Land Development Glossary of Terms

Curious about land development? This glossary explains key terms in clear, easy-to-understand language, whether you’re a homeowner or industry professional. A – B Abatement Notice: a legal document issued by a local council or government agency, to address a violation of law.  Examples include environmental or building codes. It outlines what you’ll need to do to…

land development new zealand - latest news articles

Land Development in New Zealand – what’s the latest?

Land development in New Zealand is making headlines with 3 stand-out articles in the past few weeks.   1.  Fast-Tracked Infrastructure: A Threat to NZ’s Biodiversity? A recent article from The Conversation looks at how local government’s Fast-track Bill could speed up big projects, but some worry it might hurt New Zealand’s unique wildlife. The…

Guide to subdividing land in Auckland

Simplifying Subdivision in Auckland

Subdividing land in Auckland can be a complex process, but the feasibility depends on your land’s size, zone, and public infrastructure access. Here’s a simplified breakdown: Zones and Minimum Lot Sizes Terrace housing and apartment buildings zone: This zone allows the most development, with buildings up to seven storeys. Resource consent applications with development plans are…