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Choosing the Right Planner for Your Resource Consent: No Headaches Required

By Imogen Trupinic – Senior Planner at Thomas Consultants Getting a resource consent can feel like navigating a maze. That’s where your planner comes in – they’re your guide, negotiator, and cheerleader all rolled into one. But with so many options, finding the right fit can be daunting. Fear not! Here’s the lowdown on what…

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What Is A Cross Lease?

What’s the difference between a cross lease and a freehold property?  A cross lease property and a freehold property differ significantly in terms of ownership structure, rights, and legal implications. Here’s how they differ: Cross Lease:  Properties typically share driveways and water services as all homes sit on one piece of land. Making structural changes to…

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Top 5 Subdivision Planning Tips

Written by Imogen Trupinic – Senior Planner at Thomas Consultants So you’re thinking about subdividing and don’t know where to start? Our Senior Planner Imogen offers 5 key planning tips to consider for your next development With terraced housing developments popping up around Auckland at a higher rate than before (thanks to the leniency provided…

RMA reform changes and what you need to know from the team at Thomas Consultants Ltd

RMA reform changes and what you need to know

Written by Ashwita Murphy, Planning Team Leader at Thomas Consultants and Imogen Trupinic, Senior Planner at Thomas Consultants What is changing? The Government has proposed an overhaul of the current Resource Management Act (1991) (RMA). A total of three acts will replace the RMA: Natural Built Environments Act (NBA), Strategic Planning Act (SPA) and Climate…