Resource Management

Glaister Ennor's Resource Management Team proactively and efficiently assists its clients to achieve their objectives, under the variety of legislation and planning documents relating to resource management and local government law in New Zealand.

We act for, advise and represent clients with a wide range of business and professional interests in respect of innovative and complex projects and developments. To secure the best outcomes we work with planners, architects, urban designers, landscape architects, surveyors, ecologists, engineers and other experts in their fields as required in each of the circumstances we deal with.

We keep our clients updated through presenting at our popular in-house lunchtime seminar series and also as guest speakers at external seminars

Our expertise includes:

  • Resource management and local government issues in land and building purchases, developments and commercial projects
  • Resource consent and building consent processes with district and regional councils
  • District and regional planning documents, including private plan changes
  • Environment Court and other appeal litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration
  • Other council and local government legal requirements including development contributions and bylaws
  • Liquor licensing
  • Environmental compliance and prosecution matters
  • Building Act and Building Code requirements and compliance
  •  Health and safety compliance and monitoring




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Featured Profile Vicki Toan

I work in resource management, local government and unit titles law. I advise and represent clients on a wide range of issues associated with land, buildings and development.

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Featured Profile Tim Jones

I have practiced in property law for over 35 years, and I have been a Partner at Glaister Ennor since 1983. I head Glaister Ennor’s residential property and land development team, which comprises of lawyers and legal executives specialising in property and land law transactions. We advise both private individuals and the property development industry who are buying, selling, or developing land; particularly, residential land and buildings.

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