Auckland Council botch up resource consents
Thu Aug. 30th 2018
Berry Simons was instrumental in obtaining the Environment Court declaration which disagreed with how Auckland Council applied special character rules of the partly operative Auckland Unitary Plan.
BERRY SIMONS CONTINUES TO FLOURISH
Thu Aug. 2nd 2018
Specialist Environmental Law firm Berry Simons continues its rapid growth and development with the promotion of senior environmental lawyer Helen Andrews to Partner and Kate Storer to Senior Associate.
Pokeno plan change request granted for extension
Mon May 14th 2018
Pokeno Village Holdings Limited successfully obtained approval for the rezoning of 26 hectares of rural land adjoining the existing Pokeno Structure Plan area.
Orewa Retirement Resort Victory
Fri April 27th 2018
Consent has been successfully obtained for a new "coastal resort" retirement village development in Orewa following a hearing in March.
"Where to next?" for RMA and NZ's RM System
Wed March 28th 2018
Simon Berry presented a paper entitled “The Resource Management Act 1991 and New Zealand’s Resource Management System – Where to Next?” to the LegalWise Environment and Planning Updates and Reforms Conference in Auckland.
FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON POTENTIAL SHORT TERM AMENDMENTS TO RMA
Wed March 7th 2018
Over the last two years, Berry Simons has been critical of what we see as a decline in the coherence and workability of the Resource Management Act 1991 (“RMA”), as a result of ill-conceived and poorly drafted amendments to that Act.