PROJECTS

CLIENT: AUCKLAND TRANSPORT
PROJECT TITLE: Auckland Regional Transport Model (ART) Scenario I9 Independent Peer Review
PROJECT PROFILE: A comprehensive review of ART Scenario I9. Scenario I9 was a further update on the Scenario I8b land use and was used as the fixed land use for processes such as joint agency transport processes TFUG and ATAP.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND TRANSPORT
PROJECT TITLE: ART Scenario I and H Review
PROJECT PROFILE: In collaboration with Dr Neil Prosser, reviewed the Auckland Regional Transport Model (ART) land use Scenario I inputs and recommended modifications, culminating in ART Scenario I8b – used for regional transport modelling purposes.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND TRANSPORT
PROJECT TITLE: Subject Matter Expert ‘Transport’ – Housing Project Office (Auckland Council) 2013-2015.
PROJECT PROFILE: Acting as a secondment from Auckland Transport as a land use and transport integration expert in the Masterplanning team. Work included co-ordinating AT’s due diligence response to proposed SHAs. The Housing Project Office was set up in response to the Affordable Housing and Special Housing Area Act 2013.

CLIENT: CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Integrated Transport Assessment (ITA) Guidelines 2013
PROJECT PROFILE: Peer Review of the draft ITA guidelines for Christchurch City.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND TRANSPORT
PROJECT TITLE: Draft and notified Auckland’s Unitary Plan Feedback
PROJECT PROFILE: Provide Land use and Transport integration advice on the content of the draft (March 2013) and notified (September 2013) versions of the Unitary Plan. Also acted as a Subject Matter Expert (Transport) recommending changes to the transport component of the draft Unitary Plan within Auckland Council (as a secondment from Auckland Transport).

CLIENT: ENVIRONMENT CANTERBURY
PROJECT TITLE: Greater Christchurch Land Use Recovery Plan (LURP) 2013: Peer Review
PROJECT PROFILE: Planning Peer review of the final draft LURP. Peer Review undertaken jointly with Fraser Colgrave (Economic Peer Review) from Covec consultants.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND TRANSPORT
PROJECT TITLE: Strategic and Statutory Consultant Planner (2011 to 2013)
PROJECT PROFILE: Managed Auckland Transport’s response to twelve plan changes through the submission and/or appeal stages and acted as Auckland Transport’s planning witness. Plan Changes included Proposed Private Plan Change 159 (Peninsula Golf Course, Hibisicus Coast), Beachland’s plan changes 30, 30A and 34, Hobsonville Village Plan Change 14, New Lynn Plan Change 17 and Matakana plan changes 64 and 148.

CLIENT: QUEENSTOWN LAKES DISTRICT COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Private Plan Change 34 Remarkables Park Special Zone
PROJECT PROFILE: Acted as an Independent Commissioner on the proposed private plan change hearing in July 2011.

CLIENT: NEW ZEALAND TRANSPORT AGENCY
PROJECT TITLE: South West Airport Multi-modal Corridor Project. Phase 1 2011
PROJECT PROFILE: Provided strategic land use advice to the project clients.

CLIENT: ENVIRONMENT CANTERBURY
PROJECT TITLE: Change 1 to the Canterbury Regional Policy Statement Environment Court Hearing 2010/2011
PROJECT PROFILE: Provided expert planning evidence for Environment Canterbury for Change 1, a key implementation of the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Future Land Use and Transport Planning Project 2010
PROJECT PROFILE: Future Land Use and Transport Planning Project 2010 seeks to identify a long term spatial vision for the region, including the location of future development and supporting infrastructure, able to accommodate 2.3 million people by 2051 through the modeling and evaluation of three possible futures for the region. Urbanista assisted with the modeling inputs and evaluation

CLIENT: AUCKLAND REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY (ARTA)
PROJECT TITLE: Statutory Planning Role 2009 and 2010
PROJECT PROFILE: A contract to undertake all statutory land use planning on behalf of ARTA between October 2009 and October 2010. This included reviewing Council and Private Plan Changes along with larger resource consent applications including writing submissions and providing expert evidence at hearings. Represented ARTA at Plan Change appeal mediations.

CLIENT: ENVIRONMENT WAIKATO
PROJECT TITLE: Regional Stock Truck Effluent Strategy 2010
PROJECT PROFILE: Commissioned to coordinate the development of the Regional Stock Truck Effluent Strategy 2010-2016, a holistic strategic framework for the prevention or minimisation stock truck effluent discharge onto roads in the Waikato Region.

CLIENT: QUEENSTOWN LAKES DISTRICT COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Integrated Transport Assessments and the Queenstown Lakes District: Issues and Options Report 2009
PROJECT PROFILE: Project Profile: A report which outlines an approach to better integrated transport and land-use that fits within the QLDC strategy, policy and regulatory environment.

CLIENT: ENVIRONMENT WAIKATO
PROJECT TITLE: Draft Regional Stock Effluent Strategy 2009
PROJECT PROFILE: A holistic strategic framework for the prevention or minimisation of stock truck effluent discharge onto roads in the Waikato Region.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Auckland Strategic Planning Model: Developing land use scenario’s 2008/2009/2010
PROJECT PROFILE: Commissioned to assist and coordinate the translation of land use scenarios into modeled Land Uses for the Auckland Strategic Planning model as part of the Regional Growth Strategy “Futures” project.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Regional Growth Strategy Review 2007/2008
PROJECT PROFILE: Member of the project team charged with re-classifying the high density centres of Auckland into Regional Centres, Principal Centres and Town Centres.

CLIENT: QUEENSTOWN LAKES DISTRICT COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Urban Growth Boundaries: Options and Issues 2008
PROJECT PROFILE: Commissioned to research and write a report which investigates options for the introduction of urban growth boundaries into the district plan.

CLIENT: NORTH SHORE DISTRICT COUNCIL
PROJECT TITLE: Five year Review of the City Blueprint (2007/2008)
PROJECT PROFILE: Commissioned to assist the City Blueprint review project team charged with reviewing North Shore’s City long term land use strategy.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
PROJECT TITLE: Auckland Urban Density Study 2006
PROJECT PROFILE: A study undertaken to gain an understanding of what current urban densities are in Auckland and provide a visual understanding of density using oblique aerial imagery to better inform decision makers.

CLIENT: AUCKLAND REGIONAL TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
PROJECT TITLE: Auckland Regional land Transport Strategy 2005
PROJECT PROFILE: Commissioned to co-ordinate and co author the 2005 Auckland Regional Land Transport Strategy under the Land Transport Management Act 2003