Hazards & Solutions

Coastal Hazard Assessment

2006:

Weller surveying Ltd

Storm surge risk assessment for proposed subdivision at 17 Sulisker St, Karitane

Wild Weka Ltd

Coastal Hazards Assessment at 13 Mile Creek, West Coast.

2005:

Timaru District Council

Assessment of Coastal Hazards at proposed new industrial subdivision at Washdyke, Timaru.
Assessment of Coastal Hazards at proposed subdivision, South Street, Timaru.

David Wilson & Associates

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at North Barrytown, West Coast.
Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Wheratea River Mouth, West Coast.

Blark Ltd.

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Karamea, West Coast.

Colac Bay Ltd.

Assessment of Coastal Hazards at Okara Point, Colac Bay, Southland

Ralph Moir & Associates

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Okara Point, Colac Bay, Southland.

2004:

Timaru District Council

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed new developments at Caroline Bay, Timaru.

JK Projects Limited

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Colac Bay, Southland.

Paramount Group, Australia

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Barrytown, West Coast.

Nick Anderson

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Claverley Flat, Canterbury.

Connell Wagner

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed restaurant development, Kaikoura.

Waitaki District Council

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk for proposed road realignment, Kakahui, Waitaki.

Andre Hodgkinson (Architect)

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk for proposed house extension, Ohope Beach, Bay of Plenty.

Scott Freeman Consulting Ltd

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Te Wae Wae Bay, Southland.

2003:

Scott Freeman Consulting Ltd

Assessment of Coastal Hazard Risk to proposed subdivision at Porpoise Bay, Southland.

Ministry for the Environment

Preparation of National Guidance Notes on Effects of climate change on Coastal Hazards (joint project with NIWA and Beca).

Environment Bay of Plenty

Peer Review of methodology to determine short term erosion at Pukehina and Waihi Beaches.

2002:

Christchurch City Council

Evidence to Environment Court on behalf of CCC on coastal hazards at South Brighton Spit, Christchurch.

West Coast Regional Council

Natural Hazards Review for all natural hazards on the West Coast, including coastal hazards.

Glasson Potts & Fowler

Assessment of Coastal Hazards at Punakaiki, West Coast for input into Punakaiki Development Plan for Buller District Council.

Timaru District Council

Assessment of Coastal Hazards at Aorangi Road, Seadown for location of wastewater treatment plant.

2001:

Canterbury Regional Council

Report on tsunami and storm surge risk for Timaru District coast.

Whakatane District Council

Assessment of coastal Hazard zones for inclusion in District Plan (sub consultant to Tonkin & Taylor).

2000:

Canterbury Regional Council

Assessment of tsunami and storm surge risk for the Hurunui District coast (Sub consultant to GeoTech Consulting).

1999:

Port of Timaru

Review and relocation of Coastal Hazard Zones at South Beach Timaru. (1999-2000).

Christchurch City Council

Assessment of sea level rise impacts for Christchurch coastal environment.

Otago Regional Council

Otago Regional Council Assessment of Storm surge in Otago Harbour.

1998:

Taylor's Mistake Association

Coastal hazard assessment for Taylor's Mistake land use planning hearing including appearance at Environment Court Hearing (1998-2001)

1997:

Boffa Miskell

Coastal hazard assessment for Omaha spit development.

Otago Regional Council

Tsunami and storm surge risk assessment for the Otago region.

1996:

Canterbury Regional Council

Report on Washdyke coastline changes 1977-1995.
Technical adviser to civil defence on tsunami for Christchurch 1996-2006.

1995:

Canterbury Regional Council

Technical adviser to Regional Flood controller during coastal storm events 1990-1995.

1994:

Canterbury Regional Council

Team leader for preparation of Tsunami scenario for Christchurch Engineering Lifelines Project.

1991:

Canterbury Regional Council

Project manager for preparation of coastal hazard maps Rakaia River to Conway River.

Pre -1990:

South Canterbury Catchment Board

Washdyke - Opihi Coastal Erosion Study (1989).
Project Manager for preparation of coastal hazard maps Waitaki River to Rakaia River (1988).
Assessment of coastal erosion hazards on Waihao Coast. Include appearance at Planning Tribunal as Expert Witness (1984).


Coastal Protection

2003:

Hurunui District Council

Investigation into Issue and Options for flooding at Leithfield Beach.

2002:

Hurunui District Council

Design and resource consent application for beach renourishment at Amberley Beach.

2001:

Duffill Watts Limited

St Clair sea wall upgrade: Assessment of effects on adjacent sea dunes (2001-02).

Marahau Sandy Bay Residents Association

Submission on effects of beach renourishment and sand extraction consent by Whakatu Developments.

2000:

Whalewatch Kaikoura

Design, Consents and AEE for Rock Revetment at Whalewatch Kaikoura's offices.

Banks Peninsula District Council

Assessment of Effects of seawalls in Akaroa Harbour.

Connell Wagner

Assessment of potential "end-effects" of proposed seawalls at Kaikoura.

1999:

Banks Peninsula District Council

Beach re-nourishment design, AEE and resource consents preparation for Akaroa (1999-2000).

1998:

Wellington City Council

Design of sand dune contouring programme at Worser Bay.

1997:

Southland District Council

Assessment of condition of existing foreshore protection works and recommendations for future protection options at Colac Bay.

1996:

Kaikoura District Council

Beach renourishment design and resource consent preparation for Kaikoura Esplanade and Moa Point commercial boat park.

1995:

Canterbury Regional Council

Technical adviser to Regional Flood controller during coastal storm events.

1993:

Canterbury Regional Council

Design of beach renourishment for Amberley Beach Settlement. Design criteria for sand dune contouring for Christchurch beaches.

1988:

South Canterbury Catchment Board

Design of Wainono beach reconstruction following storm damage.


Coastal Processes & Modelling

2006:

GHD Consultants

Assessment of coastal Processes: Goose Bay, Kaikoura.

Wood & Partners consultants

Assessment of effects on Coastal Processes of Stormwater Outfall and Discharge, One Tree Point, Whangarei Harbour.

2004-2005:

Sea Tow & McCullan Bros, Auckland

Expert Technical Witness for nearshore sand extraction consents for 130,000 m3/yr from Mangawhai Harbour and Pakiri Beach, including appearance at Environmental Court (2005-06).

West Coast Regional Council

Assessment of effects of beach gravel extraction, Taramakau, West Coast.
Assessment of effects of gravel extraction from river and coastal processes, Woodpecker Bay, West Coast (2004-05).

Meridian Energy

Assessment of effects of hydro dams on the Waitaki River on coastal erosion and inundation processes on the South Canterbury-North Otago coast.

2003:

Fonterra

Assessment of effects of wastewater outfall on coastal processes at Clandeboye, South Canterbury.

Ready Mix Christchurch Limited

Assessment of effects of gravel extraction from the Waipara River on Pegasus Bay coastal Sediment budget.

2001-2003:

Meridian Energy

Assessment of potential effects of Project Aqua, Waitaki River, on coastal erosion and inundation risks on the South Canterbury-North Otago coast.

2000:

Saturn Communications Limited

Assessment of effects of landing Telecommunication cables on Canterbury beaches.

1999:

Christchurch City Council

Public consultation on results of hydro dynamic models of coastal and estuarine water movements at Christchurch for wastewater discharge options.

Contact Energy

Assessment of effects on coastal processes of hydroelectric dams on Clutha River (1999-2002).

Canterbury Regional Council

Dune development modeling and wave run-up assessment for Christchurch beaches.

1998:

Banks Peninsula District Council

Assessment of effects on coastal processes of public boating slip-way entrance channel dredging and spoil deposition, Akaroa Harbour (1998-2000).

1996:

Rodney District Council

Assessment of effects on coastal processes of beach re-nourishment at Orewa.

Design Team

Assessment of effects on coastal process of seafront development at Whale Watch Kaikoura.


River Mouth Assessment

2002-2004:

Banks Peninsula District Council

Preparation of Resource Consents and Assessment of Effects on the Environment for the artificial opening of Lake Forsyth.

1997:

Canterbury Regional Council

Assessment of mouth stability and critical flow limits for mouth closure at the Rangitata River.

1992:

Canterbury Regional Council

Assessment of mouth stability in critical flow limits for mouth closure of Ashburton River.

1984:

South Canterbury Catchment Board

Assessment of critical flow limits for mouth closure at the Opihi River