Planning, Consents & Education

Coastal Planning and Management

2001-2002:

Dunedin City Council

Dune Conservation strategies for 8 Coastal Reserves and 8-year works programme for 13 Reserves

NIWA

Investigations of region and district council inclusion of sea level rise in plans and policy statements.

2000:

Port of Timaru Limited

Submissions on variations on coastal water quality and activities in the Coastal Marine Area in the Proposed Regional Coastal Plan including verbal presentations at Hearings Committee.

1999:

Port of Timaru Limited

Submissions on variations to Coastal Hazard zones at South Beach, Timaru including presentations to Hearings Committee.

1998:

Dunedin City Council

Dune conservation strategies for 5 Coastal Reserves.

Department of Conservation

Hearings commissioner for Restricted Coastal Activity application at Okuru Mouth, West Coast

1997:

Tumblar Products

Environmental advice and public consultation on a commercial seaweed harvest operation for the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch (1997-98).

Kaikoura District Council

Preparation of 10 year Coastal Management Strategy.

1996:

Port of Timaru Limited

Beach gravel extraction management plan for South Beach Timaru.

1993:

Canterbury Regional Council

Preparation of Coastal hazards chapter in the Regional Coastal Environment Plan.

1992:

Canterbury Regional Council

Preparation of CRC submissions to Christchurch City Council beach park plan.


Coastal Monitoring

2005:

Fonterra

Report on beach condition prior to outfall construction at Clandeboye, South Canterbury.

2003:

Taranaki Regional Council

Design of Coastal Monitoring Programme and data base for Structures in the Coastal Marine Area.

2000:

Taranaki Regional Council

Coastal Monitoring Strategy for Structures in the Coastal Marine Area.

1998:

Dunedin City Council

Implementation of Dune monitoring programme at 5 coastal reserves.

1990-1996:

Canterbury Regional Council

Establishment of comprehensive coastal profile network for the areas from the Rakaia River to the Conway River.

1991-1995:

Canterbury Regional Council

Establish, supervise, manage and report on various programmes designed to monitor the state of the regions' coastal resources and investigate the implications for coastal resources of existing or foreseeable activities and land uses.

1985:

South Canterbury Catchment Board 

Establishment of comprehensive coastal profile network for the areas from the Waitaki River to the Rakaia River. Auditing, analysing, interpreting and reporting on the results of coastal monitoring.


Full Resource Consent Preparations

2006:

Dunedin City Council

Preparation of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for dune recontouring, beach renourishment, and dune conservation within coastal reserves (2005-06).

Wairewa Runanga

Preparation of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for feasibility study into permanent mouth opening at Lake Forsyth (Wairewa), Banks Peninsula.

PrimePort Timaru

Gravel Extraction consent Renewals, South Beach, Timaru.

2005:

Banks Peninsula District Council

Preparation of Resource Consents and Assessment of Effects on the Environment for the artificial opening of Lake Forsyth (2002-05).

Kaikoura District Council

Assessment of Environmental Effects and Resource Consents for boat jetty, South Bay, Kaikoura.

2004:

Banks Peninsula District Council

Assessment of Effects on the Environment and global resource consents for replacement and upgrade of all drainage culverts in the district (2003-04)

Port of Timaru Limited

Preparation of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for discharge to air and water for boat cleaning and painting on port company slipway.

2002:

Hurunui District Council

Assessment of Effects on the Environment and resource consent application for beach renourishment at Amberley Beach.

2000:

Banks Peninsula District Council

Preparation of Resource Consents and Assessment of Effects for beach re-nourishment at Akaroa (1999-2000).

Port of Timaru Limited

Assessment of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for major dredging and disposal activities.
Assessment of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for Water Injection dredging trials.
Assessment of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for access road along coastal frontage, South Beach, Timaru.

Mt. Cook Golf Challenge

Assessment of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for Lake Golf driving range venture at Lake Ruataniwha.

1999:

Kaikoura District Council

Assessment of Environmental Effects and Resource consents for Breakwater extensions, South Bay Kaikoura.

Pacific Challenge

Assessment of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for Sea Golf driving range venture at Kaikoura (1998-99).

1996:

Kaikoura District Council

Assessment of Environmental Effects and Resource consents for Kaikoura Esplanade and Moa Point commercial boat park.

Port of Timaru Limited

Assessment of Effects on the Environmental and Resource Consents for beach gravel extraction at South Beach Timaru.


Coastal Consent Auditing

2004:

West Coast Regional Council

Technical audit of beach gravel mining applications at Paroa, Greymouth

2003:

Department of Conservation: West Coast

Technical audit of beach gravel mining licences at Greymouth

Wellington Regional Council

Technical audit of application for Artificial surfing Reef at Lyall Bay

2001:

Taranaki Regional Council

Technical audit of application Westgate harbour dredging application

2000:

Environmental Bay of Plenty

Technical audit of artificial surfing reef at Mount Maunganui.
Technical audit of large beach sand mining consent application at Otamarakau including appearance as Expert Witness at Environmental Court (1999-2000).

1996:

Canterbury Regional Council

Technical audit of effects on coastal processes of proposed reclamation at Duvauchelle in Akaroa Harbour.

1995:

Canterbury Regional Council

Technical Audit of effects of dune contouring on Christchurch beaches.

1994:

Canterbury Regional Council

Technical audit of effects on coastal processes of pier development at New Brighton, Christchurch.


Environmental Education

2000-2006:

University of Canterbury

Course Facilitator for post graduate course in Resource Management for Geography Department.
Guest undergraduate lecturer in coastal hazards and Resource Management for Geography Department (1994-2006).

2003:

Civil Defence

Series of presentations to the technical adviser to regional civil defence on tsunami 1996-2006

1997:

Pacific Coasts and Ports Conference

Organising Committee member responsible for 4 technical field trips including speaker notes.

1996-1998:

Canterbury Regional Council

Presentation of workshops on Environmental Education to Canterbury Secondary School teachers and Christchurch Teachers College.