WSP is the largest resource management planning and environmental services provider to the private and public sectors in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Our planners are known for their strategic approach, commitment to collaboration and getting good results, and ability to explain complex issues and develop sustainable solutions quickly. The success of our planners has been recognised by the New Zealand Planning Institute, with their projects regularly featuring in their annual awards.
Our planners apply their technical knowledge, creativity and the principles of sustainability to all projects as part of their practical approach to planning and environmental management. The planners work across various industries to identify, manage and mitigate current and future environmental and regulatory risks and liabilities. In addition, they take a long-term collaborative approach to business relationships based on reliable project delivery and a desire to understand and contribute to your success.
Our Aquaculture Planners have significant experience in:
- Maritime and terrestrial spatial planning
- Aquaculture Zoning and constraints
- Aquaculture legislation
- Aquaculture Deemed Coastal Permits review
- Aquaculture consenting, including monitoring
- Fisheries Act 1996
- Aquaculture Reform (Repeals and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
- Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004
- National Environmental Standards for Marine Aquaculture 2020
They are consistently keeping up to date with the Resource Management Act Reform, including Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation, and will be able to provide advice and guidance on proposals in this changing time.
They are also able to assist with:
- Planning scoping assessment of proposals
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Obtaining Resource Consents and Coastal Permits, including preparation of applications and assessment of environmental effects
- Consent Compliance monitoring and advice
- Spatial Planning
- Master planning
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