By: Cardno  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Land Development, Resource Consent, Subdivision Design

- Subdivision Urban / Rural
- Topographical / Site Surveys
- Unit Titles
- Building Set Out
- Subdivision Design

Cardno is one of the leading providers of survey related services in New Zealand. Originally established as a survey practice in 1919, we have over eighty years experience in finding innovative and cost-effective land development solutions for our clients. Today, Cardno TCB is the largest private survey practice in the Wellington region specialising in urban and rural subdivision, topographical and site surveys, unit titles and construction set-out.

Cardno’s surveyors are proficient in the full range of survey methods, from large scale GPS surveys to highly accurate construction set-out and have the experience necessary to choose the appropriate method to meet our clients’ project-specific needs. Two high profile projects completed by our surveyors in Wellington include the construction set-out of both the WestpacTrust Stadium and Te Papa Museum.

While surveying remains one of our core strengths, we have broadened our knowledge base to include engineering and resource management. Our multi-disciplinary nature means we can progress your project through all stages of development from feasibility study, through the resource consent process to detailed design and construction.

Keywords: Land Development, Resource Consent, Subdivision Design

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Our professional services extend from scoping proposals through to preparing design options, making applications for consents to City, District and Regional Councils, preparing and presenting expert evidence at Council and Environment Court Hearings, and participating at Environment Court Mediation sessions where necessary.



By virtue of Cardno’s significant involvement in land development, our engineers are experts in all aspects of the development process including; scoping and feasibility studies, concept design, detailed design of earthworks and infrastructure, site supervision and overall project management.


Land Planning

Having an experienced multi-disciplinary team puts Cardno in a unique position to provide a seamless transition through all stages of development - gaining title in the shortest possible time and maximising your returns. Starting with a raw block of land, by process of feasibility investigation, data capture and concept design we can procure all the necessary consents to initiate development.


Resource Management

Resource Consents are now required for most development activities - from minor subdivisions to large-scale earthworks - and can have a major impact on project timelines, costs and development methods. Applications for Resource Consent- Land Use Applications- Specialist Client Representations- Water, stormwater, effluent reticulation- Existing Services Modelling.