Senior Planner, Principal
Tel: +64 9 359 5234
Bachelor of Science, University of Auckland
Master of Planning Practice, University of Auckland
Master of Urban Design, University of Auckland
Member, NZ Planning Institute
Nick joined the planning team in July 2015 having previously worked in various roles for the Auckland Council and Waitakere City Council.
Nick enjoys working directly with clients and has an empathy with their unique drivers coupled with an understanding of the complexity that planning within New Zealand’s planning framework can present. His passion is for creative planning and development responses that deliver on client goals whilst providing for best possible environmental outcomes. Nick has assisted in the preparation of master plans, planning policy documents, structure plans, and local area strategic plans and was a contributor to Auckland’s Proposed Unitary Plan at both the regional and district levels.
Nick has also provided urban design advice for council processing staff and urban design feedback to designers. He has competencies in various types of resource consents in urban, rural and coastal environments for both residential, rural and commercial development and activities.
He has appeared at council hearings, mediations and has also prepared evidence for the Environment Court.