Stormwater 2021, run by Water New Zealand’s Stormwater Group, was held in Tauranga in May 2021 and attended by Cato Bolam’s Glenn Wright, Senior Civil Engineer. Glenn reports back on the conference and a number of changes that the industry is going through.
The Environment Court decision on Auckland’s Rural Subdivision Rules preserve subdivision rights that encourage environmental protection and restoration in rural zones. This is a win for the environment, and landowners, at a time when the importance of restoring and protecting the environment is receiving ever more prominence.
Myles Goodwin, Planning & Environmental Director at Cato Bolam, provides an update on the rural development landscape for 2021 and the rules applied to the rural zones within the Auckland Unitary Plan.
Countryside Living zones are zones on the outskirts of Auckland where provision is made for rural living on small blocks. Myles Goodwin, Planning & Environmental Director at Cato Bolam, explains further the definition of these zones and the ability to use Transferable Development Rights (TDR) in northern Auckland.
Company planning director Peter Reaburn outlines in an interview with Business North, how Cato Bolam has seen major growth in supporting projects for residential development and redevelopment, and the resulting expansion in Cato Bolams’ Manukau and Architectural services.
Myles Goodwin, Planning & Environmental Director at Cato Bolam, outlines the changes to the rural subdivision rules following the Environment Court’s recent public release.