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December 1, 2019

Watercare Services Ltd (WSL) is Auckland Council’s water utility provider and New Zealand’s largest company in the water and wastewater industry, supplying water to communities throughout Auckland.   Watercare is often involved in urban development where connections to...

November 25, 2019

You’ve had your resource consent approved- great news! But there’s a condition requiring a Traffic Management Plan- what is that??

What is a Traffic Management Plan?

A traffic management plan (often shortened to a “TMP”) is a document that details the way activities in t...

September 24, 2019

Elections of members of local authorities are held once every three years, on the second Saturday in October. The next elections are coming up on the 12th October 2019. Why should you vote ...

September 9, 2019

When you apply to Council for resource consent it makes sense to provide enough information to enable it to be easily assessed by Council staff. You’ll not only be complying with your legal requirements under the Resource Management Act (RMA) but helping streamline you...

September 2, 2019

Architects are often your first port of call when you’re thinking about a development, and choosing the right architect to work with is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.  It can affect not only the price you pay, but the shape and type of development, ti...

August 12, 2019

Consent notices are restrictions (conditions) placed on a certificate of title, that an owner is required to comply with on an ongoing basis. They can relate to issues such as building platforms, stormwater management, servicing and building colours. Sometimes, you may...

June 5, 2019

This week’s blog is about Section 88 RMA and why it’s in your best interest to get your resource consent application in order – right from the start.