Environment & Resource Management Law

This is a complex area of law, requiring specialist knowledge and expertise. Find out how we can help you with your environment and resource management law needs.

Our service

We understand that environment law and matters relating to resource management can be both daunting and time-consuming. It is our goal to ensure applications, submissions, disputes or appeals are handled effectively, efficiently, and with the minimum of cost.

District and Regional Plans

Get advice on a wide range of issues arising from District Plans and Regional Plans, including submissions and hearings on:

  • coastal
  • fresh water
  • management plans and strategies


We can help you with your property development and resource management issues.


We can help you with your tourism venture and associated infrastructure. Our work includes projects with related consents and coastal permits in Southland, Fiordland and South Westland.

Protecting the environment

Some of the issues we can help and advise you with are:

  • Protection of significant indigenous flora and fauna
  • Protection of significant habitats
  • Protection of outstanding natural features and landscapes from inappropriate subdivision and development

Contact us to find out how we can help you with your environment and resource management law needs.

Our people

Find out about the members of our Environment & Resource Management Law team:

  • Riki Donnelly

    Riki Donnelly


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  • James Cambridge

    James Cambridge


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  • Janese Priergaard-Petersen

    Janese Priergaard-Petersen

    Senior Associate

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  • Georgia Woodward

    Georgia Woodward


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