Planting the Panacea of Planning

Planting the Panacea of Planning?

  It’s one of the ancient truths of planning – you can solve a lot of problems by some carefully placed plants. Does your development overlook a neighbour? Some pittosporum on the boundary could screen that neighbour! Is your garage within a front yard? A rewarewa tree could soften those dominance effects! Need to remove…

Private Land Owner

Client: Private Land Owner Thomas Services: Detailed site investigation, soil contamination assessment, residential development, statistical analysis, laboratory analysis, suitably qualified experienced practitioner. Year:2017 After another consultant recommended excavation and disposal of a large amount of soil based on two samples slightly contaminated with arsenic above the guideline value for residential use, Thomas Consultants were engaged to…

National Government Agency

Client: National Government Agency Thomas Services: Detailed site investigation, soil contamination assessment, residential development, laboratory analysis, suitably qualified experienced practitioner. Year:2017 Thomas Consultants were engaged to investigate a site previously used as a wastewater irrigation field to determine if it was safe for residential development. We undertook a detailed site investigation involving collecting a number of…

Exporting Cars to Australia – Asbestos Troubles

New Zealanders exporting cars to Australia are facing more stringent inspections from border control as Australian authorities crack down on the importation of asbestos.  Asbestos imports were banned in Australia in 2003 however many cars still have asbestos containing materials. Exporters are finding that their cars are being delayed at customs and they are having…