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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…

New Job Vacancy – RMA Planning Manager

We are hiring! RMA Planning Manager Full time About the business Thomas Consultants is a growing multi-disciplinary company that offers planning and resource consents, civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental and other professional services on a range of land development and civil infrastructure projects across the Auckland region and beyond. We are an award-winning…

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New Job Vacancy – Acting Team Leader/Principal Planner

We are hiring! Thomas Consultants Ltd is hiring in our Henderson, Auckland office. Position: Acting Team Leader/Principal Planner Location: Henderson, Auckland Full time About the business Thomas Consultants is a growing multi-disciplinary company that offers planning, engineering, surveying, environmental and other professional services on a range of land development and civil infrastructure projects across the…

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…

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What Is A Cross Lease?

People created a cross lease as a low-cost way of having more than one house on a piece of land. The land won’t be fully subdivided and instead all house owners jointly own the land. Typically, they have areas allocated to them for their exclusive use. What’s different about a cross lease? What’s different about…