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CKL Engineer raises over $6k for charity  by walking the length of the South Island

CKL Engineer raises over $6k for charity by walking the length of the South Island

CKL environmental engineer Debra Ballard has completed her epic journey - walking the length of the South Island solo from Bluff to Queen Charlotte Sound - to raise money and ...
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Drone Usage Delivers Huge Benefits To Survey Team

Drone Usage Delivers Huge Benefits To Survey Team

A remote-controlled drone is being increasingly used by the CKL Survey team to complement existing technology such as Laser Scanning, GPS and Remote Measuring. CKL surveyor ...
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CKL Engineer Nearing the End Of Epic South Island Charity Walk

CKL Engineer Nearing the End Of Epic South Island Charity Walk

CKL environmental engineer Debra Ballard is nearing the end of her epic journey, walking the length of the South Island solo from Bluff to Queen Charlotte Sound, to raise money ...
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CKL Waikato named as finalist in Westpac Waikato Business Awards

CKL Waikato was delighted to be named as a finalist in the Strategy & Planning category of Westpac Waikato Business Awards 2016 - held at the beginning of November. The ...
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Stormwater Solutions' Oneroa Cycle and Walkway wins accolades

Stormwater Solutions' Oneroa Cycle and Walkway wins accolades

Stormwater Solutions is delighted to have been nominated as a finalist for 2016’s IPENZ Arthur Mead for its work on the Oneroa Cycle and Walkway which runs along the Gisborne ...
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 CKL Waikato Part Of Award-Winning Team For Leading-Edge Equine Vet Centre

CKL Waikato Part Of Award-Winning Team For Leading-Edge Equine Vet Centre

CKL was delighted to be part of the award-winning Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre team in October’s annual Property Council We Are Waikato Awards 2016 – winning the Best Team ...
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Mayor reinforces commitment to cleaning up Auckland’s waterways.

Mayor reinforces commitment to cleaning up Auckland’s waterways.

Auckland Mayor, Len Brown visited Stormwater Solutions offices in January 2015 accompanied by Megan Howell, Mayoral Portfolio Manager and Craig McIlroy, Head of Auckland Council ...
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The CKL Originals

The CKL Originals

The three founding CKL directors came together for a catch-up at a staff function at the end of February. John Carter, Rod Keucke and David Latham (left to right), and the ...
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CKL Director Surveys a Very White Christmas

CKL Director Surveys a Very White Christmas

Errol Balks, CKL Director and Registered Professional Surveyor, saw in this Christmas and New Year on the ice literally - in the Antarctic. Errol accompanied his wife, soil ...
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Restriction of Rural Subdivision Rights

Restriction of Rural Subdivision Rights

Rural subdivision - a thing of the past? Residents of the Waikato, Matamata and Waipa regions may have recently received a CKL mailer warning of Councils' likely intentions to ...
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Variation 21 Restricts Development Outside of CBD

Variation 21 Restricts Development Outside of CBD

HCC's Variation 21, severely limits office and retail developments within industrial zones. Hamilton City Council's recent variation restricting some developments outside of ...
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Hamilton Developers Face Likely Fee Increases

Hamilton Developers Face Likely Fee Increases

Substantial greenfield fee increases could stifle growth in Hamilton. If implemented, a proposed new Hamilton Council policy will see commercial and industrial developers face ...
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Waikato DC announces likely “tightening” of rural subdivision

Waikato DC announces likely “tightening” of rural subdivision

Since 2009, CKL has been informing rural landowners that their current subdivision entitlement is likely to reduce or even disappear. Environment Waikato confirmed this ...
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Coastal Planning Underway

Coastal Planning Underway

CKL now undertakes Coastal Planning services. Development or construction in or near the coastal environment can require a Resource Consent. CKL can assist with this, and ...
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Restrictions on Rural Subdivision Notified

Restrictions on Rural Subdivision Notified

Notified changes to Waikato District plan spell out considerable restrictions on subdivision for landowners. Waikato District Council has now notified a variation to their ...
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"Lifestyle Blocks Doomed?" Waikato Times

"Lifestyle Blocks Doomed?" Waikato Times

Bevan Houlbrooke, CKL Planning Manager was interviewed for a Waikato Times article reporting on restrictions on rural subdivision in the Waikato. Follow the link below to read ...
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Ageing Waipa Infrastructure a Barrier to Growth

Ageing Waipa Infrastructure a Barrier to Growth

CKL is currently preparing a submission to proposed Waipa district plan changes which have restricted not only rural development, but also make urban development more difficult. ...
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CKL Works on Mixed-Use Development in Hamilton

CKL Works on Mixed-Use Development in Hamilton

CKL is proud to be involved in one of Hamilton's first mixed-use developments. Trig Developments' multi-million dollar project mixes high quality residential apartments, ...
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Green light for Rototuna mixed use development

Green light for Rototuna mixed use development

Resource Consent has been granted for CKL's lastest project, a multi-million dollar mixed use development at Rototuna. The bold new development which has been heralded as a fresh ...
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Auckland Unitary Plan Update

Auckland Unitary Plan Update

Auckland's upcoming Unitary Plan will replace many of the previous documents and policies held by the former Auckland local authorities. The Auckland Unitary Plan will replace ...
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CORT Community Housing Project

CORT Community Housing Project

The Community of Refuge Trust (CORT) recently opened its new community housing development at 227 Mount Wellington Highway in Auckland. Amongst the speakers at the official ...
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Rod Keucke Wins Property Council Long Service Award

Rod Keucke Wins Property Council Long Service Award

CKL founding director Rod Keucke was selected for the Property Council's Long Service Award, recognising his outstanding contribution to the property industry. Rod was ...
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Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan Update

Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan Update

The Unitary Plan will replace the current Auckland Regional Policy Statement and all District and Regional Plans across the Auckland region (with the exception of the Hauraki Gulf ...
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Decisions due on Hamilton Proposed District Plan

Decisions due on Hamilton Proposed District Plan

Hamilton City Council’s new Proposed District Plan (PDP) will be notified on 10 July. The PDP is Council’s vision to guide development in Hamilton. The PDP public hearing ...
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