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MACRO PERSPECTIVE MICRO ANALYSIS

OUR PROJECTS

We work across a range of different areas and sectors, bringing all that we learn to strengthen the work we do for our clients. No project is ever the same and we ensure our tools and approaches can be tailored for every piece of work we do, whether big or small.

We excel as trusted project partners and mentors who can bolster an organisation’s existing capability. Much of our work sits in the formative stage of projects where there are challenges around scope, strategy and how to engage the right services. We typically play a leadership role where we draw on our experience of what we’ve seen work and not work elsewhere, to help our clients understand what they need, and how to get the most out of a multi-disciplined team.

Importantly, our projects are routinely implemented, facilitating future investment and real change for the communities we work within

We build on our learnings and successes to continuously innovate and improve. We are proud of the results we have achieved with our clients and the trusting relationships we have formed.

WHAT ARE WE WORKING ON RIGHT NOW?

We've always got a lot going on, here's a snapshot of what we're working on at present.

  • Airport terminal expansion - investment programme prioritisation
  • Growth Strategy - 3 Waters future investment
  • Socio-economic baseline analysis 
  • Asset Management Planning
  • Long Term Plan inputs
  • Spatial Planning
  • Performance dashboards - benefits realisation
  • Integrated town centre masterplanning
  • Regional Land Transport Plans
  • District Plan Reviews
  • Development Contributions policy
  • Iwi engagement and implementation - pou whenua roadmap
  • 3 Waters biosolids management

 

RECENT PROJECTS

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CONSISTENT CONDITION DATA COLLECTION

CLIENT: Te Ringa Maimoa
DATE: 2021 - 2023
STATUS: Waka Kotahi has approved 100% funding of the $18.5 million needed for national delivery.

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SUPPORT THROUGH THREE WATERS UNCERTAINTY

CLIENT: Multiple Councils
STATUS: Ongoing

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MACKENZIE DISTRICT PLAN REVIEW

CLIENT: Mackenzie District Council
DATE: 2022 - Ongoing
STATUS: Stages one and two complete, stage three and four underway

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TE MANAWATAKI O TE PAPA

CLIENT: Tauranga City Council
DATE: 2021-2023
STATUS: Investment of $306.3 million was approved by Tauranga City Council in June 2023.

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VINCENT SPATIAL PLAN

CLIENT: Central Otago District Council 
DATE: 2021 - 2022 
STATUS: Directly informing a Council-led plan change for the area 

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WEST COAST COMBINED TRANSPORT PLANNING

CLIENTS: Westland District Council, Grey District Council, Buller District Council
DATE: 2020-2021
STATUS: Directly contributed to increased transport funding for the West Coast

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MACKENZIE SPATIAL PLANS

CLIENT: Mackenzie District Council
DATE: 2020-2021
STATUS: Directly informing a review of the Mackenzie District Plan

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THREE WATERS REFORM PLANNING BUSINESS CASE

CLIENT: Dunedin City Council
DATE: 2020 - 2021
STATUS: Business Case currently being implemented

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QUEENSTOWN TOWN CENTRE MASTERPLAN

CLIENT: Queenstown Lakes District Council
DATE: 2017 - 2018
STATUS: Directly used to help unlock around $300 million of Central Government investment

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KOPU MARINE PRECINCT BUSINESS CASE

CLIENT: Thames Coromandel District Council
DATE: 2018-2019
STATUS: Facilitated $8.2 million in Central Government funding

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CORPORATE SERVICES FEASIBILITY STUDY

CLIENT: Social Wellbeing Agency
DATE: 2021
STATUS: Provided justification to invest in future state

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