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Get your development right from the start – consult with our team of experts. We work hard to ensure you maximise profit and create a quality development. Our land development team will take you through each stage of the process, and ensure you’re kept in the loop along the way.

  • JAMES HOPKINS

  • CLAYTON FAIRBAIRN

    CLAYTON FAIRBAIRN

    DIRECTOR

    With 20 years’ experience as an engineer, a huge amount of Clayton’s experience is in the land
    development field; where he can focus his particular interest in coming up with innovative
    solutions to civil engineering and stormwater problems. Adept in designing services for
    subdivisions and commercial developments, he takes pride in his ability to find room for the
    remaining infrastructure required after construction and carparks have filled a site.

  • CAMPBELL MACKIE

  • ELAINE LI

  • ADRIANNE TISCH

  • CRAIG TINKLER

  • ANNA BENSEMANN

    ANNA BENSEMANN

    MARLBOROUGH DIRECTOR

    Anna is the director of our Marlborough office and has over 10 years’ experience at the top of
    the South Island. Having previously worked for Federated Farmers as well as a range of
    planning firms in Marlborough and Canterbury, she has experience in a wide range of rural,
    urban and coastal projects and brings a high level of planning skills to any resource consent
    application. Anna has written and presented papers to the New Zealand Planning Institute and
    currently she writes planning articles for regional papers, known locally as “Anna the Planner”.

     

  • SCOTT MANYWEATHERS

  • SALLY ELFORD

  • ANDREW MARKS

  • JEFF IRVING

    JEFF IRVING

    DIRECTOR

    Having graduated from Otago University with his Bachelor of Surveying, Jeff’s career spans
    over 25 years and has provided the extensive surveying, land law and land development
    knowledge that allows him to further extend the capability of Baseline Group. During the
    Landonline modifications to plan generation and layout, Jeff was the New Zealand Institute of
    Surveyors representative for the design, review and user acceptance testing. He has also been
    a member of the LINZ enhancement prioritisation panel in the past. Currently an examiner for
    spatial measurement on the Survey & Spatial NZ Admissions Panel, Jeff is also a keen adopter
    of new technology; having been the signing surveyor on the world’s first end to end electronic
    transaction for survey and title registration.

  • HAYLEY STIELLER

  • SEAN MONAGHAN

  • MIKE VINCENT

  • LAUREN TAYLOR

  • ANDREW LEDINGHAM

  • MADU KANDAMI

  • JOHN FERGUSON

    JOHN FERGUSON

    DIRECTOR

    Originally a planner for the Manakau City Council, John’s career started over 15 years ago and
    has seen him move from the North Island to Christchurch where he started Baseline Group
    (formerly Baseline Planning).

  • WANT TO JOIN THE TEAM?


    CONTACT US AT:

    info@blg.nz

    0800 BLG 123

Job Vacancies

Experienced Planner (Intermediate – Senior)

We are seeking an experienced Planner (Intermediate – Senior) to help develop our Top of the South Island based planning team. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in New Zealand, and will also have proven experience with client communication and liaison. The role will be part time with flexible working arrangements available for the right candidate.

You will be reporting directly to the Marlborough Director and working within our small but established Planning team. You will prepare resource consent applications, and other similar documentation as needed on a job-by-job basis.

Please email your CV and cover letter to info@blg.nz

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