New Associates Come on Board at CKL
16 May 2022

New Associates Come on Board at CKL

CKL’s leadership team continues to evolve, with three managers adding associate to their list of credentials. Auckland planning manager Daniel ...

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Change in Directors as CKL Looks to the Future
16 May 2022

Change in Directors as CKL Looks to the Future

CKL has welcomed two new directors to its board, as principal of land development Jonathan Gwyn and Te Awamutu branch manager Hamish Ross, both ...

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Land Use and Transport through the Strategic Planning Act
6 May 2022

Land Use and Transport through the Strategic Planning Act

LISTEN UP, PLANNERS: TRANSPORT FUTURES AND GOVERNMENT REFORMS Local government and resource management reforms could make the National Land Transport ...

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Planning for Successful Development
5 May 2022

Planning for Successful Development

A lot is at stake when a property is developed. Big or small, a host of moving parts need to be coordinated across a range of disciplines for a ...

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New Senior Engineer for Tauranga Office
15 Apr 2022

New Senior Engineer for Tauranga Office

Our Tauranga team continues to grow with the addition of Alex du Plessis as a Senior Engineer.Alex has a BTECH Arch (Management), and started his ...

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Tauranga’s Urban Form and Transport Initiative – What Was It and Should It Return?
13 Apr 2022

Tauranga’s Urban Form and Transport Initiative – What Was It and Should It Return?

Mark Haseley is a Principal Transport Planner with CKL, based in Tauranga. He was involved in the Urban Form and Transport Initiative (UFTI) and ...

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RIP Resource Management Act? Introducing the Natural and Built Environments Act
30 Mar 2022

RIP Resource Management Act? Introducing the Natural and Built Environments Act

By CKL Planning Manager (Tauranga) Mark BatchelorThis article uses material from a recent MFE/NZPI: RMA Reform Update Seminar 10/03/2022 providing a ...

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Local Government Reform: Move from Localism to Regionalism and Central Direction
25 Mar 2022

Local Government Reform: Move from Localism to Regionalism and Central Direction

By CKL Planning Manager (Tauranga) Mark BatchelorRafts of legislative change and resulting structural changes to provincial governance are occurring ...

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Resource consent for Papatoetoe Gemscott project
17 Mar 2022

Resource consent for Papatoetoe Gemscott project

CKL are thrilled to announce the approval of resource consent for yet another Gemscott project, 180 Portage Road, 4 and 6 McDonald Road, ...

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Digital billboards and the CKL transport team
10 Mar 2022

Digital billboards and the CKL transport team

Digital billboards are a fantastic advertising medium and you may have noticed them becoming increasingly popular around our cities. If you are ...

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NPS-UD Parking
22 Feb 2022

NPS-UD Parking

One policy on our minds in 2022 is the NPS-UD (National Policy Statement – Urban Development), requiring some councils to remove minimum car ...

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CKL environmental engineer published
22 Feb 2022

CKL environmental engineer published

Congratulations to CKL environmental engineer Mostafa Baghersad, who has first-authored an article recently published in the journal Advances in ...

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February 2022 Newsletter
14 Feb 2022

February 2022 Newsletter

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Ohaupo subdivision showcases Water Sensitive Urban Design
3 Feb 2022

Ohaupo subdivision showcases Water Sensitive Urban Design

An innovative project CKL has enjoyed working on to fruition is a 43 lot lifestyle subdivision on Charles Edwards Street in Ohaupo, with Highview ...

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CKL’s transport team advances in numbers and expertise
28 Jan 2022

CKL’s transport team advances in numbers and expertise

In three short years, CKL’s transport team has grown from one transportation engineering manager to a team of six spread across three North Island ...

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December 2021 Newsletter
13 Dec 2021

December 2021 Newsletter

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CKL’s Tauranga Office Hits Two Year Anniversary
7 Dec 2021

CKL’s Tauranga Office Hits Two Year Anniversary

Our Tauranga office recently celebrated its second anniversary, marking a period of steady growth for the office since it opened the doors in ...

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New CPEng for CKL’s Civil Engineering Team
1 Dec 2021

New CPEng for CKL’s Civil Engineering Team

CKL are proud to announce one of our civil engineering team, Charlotte Meyer, is now a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng). To reach this ...

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CKL supports Gumboot Friday
26 Nov 2021

CKL supports Gumboot Friday

In support of Gumboot Friday, some of our CKL team donned their gumboots both at home and in our Tauranga office, raising $345 in donations in the ...

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Three Waters Reform: Get Up to Speed
15 Nov 2021

Three Waters Reform: Get Up to Speed

A hot topic at the moment is the Three Waters Reform Programme. Many will be aware that New Zealand’s water networks are facing cost and quality ...

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CKL supports Loud Shirt Day
3 Nov 2021

CKL supports Loud Shirt Day

Last Friday was Loud Shirt Day - a day to raise awareness and support kiwis who access sound through cochlear implants. Our team got on board with ...

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Housing density rule changes for Tier 1 cities
29 Oct 2021

Housing density rule changes for Tier 1 cities

Last week the Government and National announced a bill that brings a new set of intensification and housing density rules for Tier 1 cities: ...

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CKL and Stark Property: A Great Working Relationship
21 Oct 2021

CKL and Stark Property: A Great Working Relationship

While the list of things in common between CKL and Stark Property is long, the one thing that tops that list has nothing to do with property. It’s ...

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Three CKL team members achieve cadastral survey licenses
21 Oct 2021

Three CKL team members achieve cadastral survey licenses

We’re excited to announce that THREE of our team have achieved their Certificates of Competency for their cadastral survey licenses! ...

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New Resource Consent for Gemscott in Kerikeri
23 Sep 2021

New Resource Consent for Gemscott in Kerikeri

CKL are thrilled to announce the approval of another resource consent for Gemscott, 307 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.Gemscott are a New Zealand-wide ...

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CKL Projects with Stark Property
16 Sep 2021

CKL Projects with Stark Property

CKL’s transportation planning team in Hamilton have worked on a range of projects with Stark Property. Down in Hamilton East, Stark Property is ...

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CKL Engineer Adeel Hassan Published
5 Sep 2021

CKL Engineer Adeel Hassan Published

CKL engineer Adeel Hassan has just been published (along with his co-authors) in the Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. The article, ...

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New Survey Manager for Hamilton Office
26 Aug 2021

New Survey Manager for Hamilton Office

After just over four years working in the survey team of CKL, Adam Musa has stepped up to take on the role of Survey Manager in CKL’s Hamilton ...

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Hamilton City Council District Plan Changes
26 Aug 2021

Hamilton City Council District Plan Changes

In a recent announcement from Hamilton City Council, four areas of Hamilton have been marked for ‘extra attention’ in a suite of changes to be ...

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Residential Housing Project in Auckland with CORT
25 Aug 2021

Residential Housing Project in Auckland with CORT

CKL are proud to work with CORT Community Housing (Community of Refuge Trust) on this residential housing project in Henderson.CORT is a registered ...

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Whenuapai 1 Precinct Development
10 May 2021

Whenuapai 1 Precinct Development

CKL is proud to have been involved with the Whenuapai 1 Precinct Development since the very start of the development project in 2014. This ...

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April 2021 Newsletter
19 Apr 2021

April 2021 Newsletter

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Edgewater Promenade Apartments at Hobsonville Point
16 Apr 2021

Edgewater Promenade Apartments at Hobsonville Point

CKL has been part of a collective that’s delivered the Edgewater Promenade apartments at Hobsonville Point to market - and we couldn’t be ...

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Brymer Heights Development Update
14 Apr 2021

Brymer Heights Development Update

CKL’s planning team members have collaborated with other experts to deliver some great outcomes for the Brymer Heights development in Hamilton. Our ...

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Women Leading the Charge in Engineering
30 Mar 2021

Women Leading the Charge in Engineering

CKL celebrates and champions diversity in every sense of the word. We are also actively involved in developing future planners, surveyors and ...

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Woodlands Rise, Orewa – Development Update
7 Mar 2021

Woodlands Rise, Orewa – Development Update

CKL has been involved in a multi-stage, 43ha land development project with Orewa Developments Limited on the former Halls Farm East (now Woodlands ...

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Bronwyn Rhynd Investiture
1 Mar 2021

Bronwyn Rhynd Investiture

12 months after the prestigious Engineering NZ Fellows’ Dinner was cancelled due to COVID, Bronwyn Rhynd has been officially welcomed as a Fellow ...

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December 2020 Newsletter
9 Dec 2020

December 2020 Newsletter

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The Pā Starts to Take Shape
1 Dec 2020

The Pā Starts to Take Shape

The University of Waikato - Pā ProjectTe Whare Wānanga o Waikato Te PāThe University of Waikato is building an innovative and versatile new marae ...

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Wetlands and development - the two can co-exist
29 Oct 2020

Wetlands and development - the two can co-exist

The National Policy Statement for Fresh Water (NPS-FW) came into force in September 2020 which has redefined what is considered a Wetland. This ...

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Maximising The Value Of Your Property Investment
6 Oct 2020

Maximising The Value Of Your Property Investment

CKL is a multi-disciplinary land development consultancy combining planning, surveying, civil engineering, transportation engineering, and ...

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August 2020 Newsletter
11 Aug 2020

August 2020 Newsletter

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A Small but Significant Milestone for CKL
17 Jul 2020

A Small but Significant Milestone for CKL

During the recent lockdown period, we took the opportunity to review our brand and decided to make a small but significant change to better align our ...

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Bronwyn Rhynd recognised as Engineering NZ Fellow
30 Jun 2020

Bronwyn Rhynd recognised as Engineering NZ Fellow

This article first appeared in Engineering New Zealand’s EG magazine in June 2020. Bronwyn Rhynd FEngNZ CPEng IntPE(NZ) Based in: Auckland Role: ...

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Response to COVID-19
20 Mar 2020

Response to COVID-19

Like you, we are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in New Zealand and what this means for business continuity. We are taking significant ...

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Add Value To Your Property By Converting Your Cross Lease To A Fee-simple Title
1 Dec 2019

Add Value To Your Property By Converting Your Cross Lease To A Fee-simple Title

Cross lease ownership places certain restrictions on each owner in relation to the improvements or alterations they may wish to undertake on their ...

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December 2019 Newsletter
1 Dec 2019

December 2019 Newsletter

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CKL set to provide expertise to UNICEF for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in Vanuatu
15 Nov 2019

CKL set to provide expertise to UNICEF for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in Vanuatu

We are delighted to further strengthen our humanitarian and disaster recovery work within the Pacific region and work with UNICEF, the Ministry of ...

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CKL Establishes Tauranga Office to Meet Increasing Need for Land Development Expertise
1 Nov 2019

CKL Establishes Tauranga Office to Meet Increasing Need for Land Development Expertise

CKL has been providing planning, surveying, engineering and environmental services to clients in the Bay of Plenty Region from our Hamilton, Te ...

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June 2019 Newsletter
1 Jun 2019

June 2019 Newsletter

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December 2018 Newsletter
23 Dec 2018

December 2018 Newsletter

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September 2018 Newsletter
23 Sep 2018

September 2018 Newsletter

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May 2018 Newsletter
1 May 2018

May 2018 Newsletter

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