We’re proud of our involvement with delivering a variety of complex residential property developments.

Kensington Park, Orewa

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A social housing project in Otara, Tāmaki Makaurau to establish an integrated residential (papakāinga) development purposefully arranged for communal living.  Integral to the development and communal living arrangement a wharenui was provided for the residents for communal dining and recreation. This building also serves to provide facilities for the Mahitahi Trust to provide social and health support services to residents.  

This project was approved on a non-notified basis (2017), and successfully defended on appeal (2020) in the High Court.

Key persons:  Craig McGarr

McConnell Developments Limited (Teal Apartments Takapuna)

A new mixed use development of the ‘Gasometer’ site in the Takapuna Metropolitan Centre, involving retail, food and beverage and amenities within a 6 level podium, and 358 ‘build to rent’ apartments within a 39 storey tower. 

Bentley & Co. were the project planners and were responsible for the consenting of the proposal on a non-notified basis. 

Key persons: Anthony Blomfield and Craig McGarr

Sarsfield Street, Herne Bay

Luxury apartments in Herne Bay. A complex application involving negotiations with Council regarding notification. Ultimately approved on a non-notified basis for matters including height, height to boundary, coverage and flooding.

Key Persons: Matt Round

Whenua Whanake Limited Partnership (Wirihana)

The Wirihana development is a joint venture between Te Akitai Waiohua and Avant Group to subdivide the subject site of 11.32ha into a total of fifteen superlots, two wetlands and seven roads, with a total development yield of approximately 519 residential units, together with associated infrastructure and ancillary commercial activities.

Bentley & Co. were the Project Planner and were responsible for the consenting of the combined subdivision and landuse consent, collating input from four individual architects, landscape consultants, ecology and civils.

Key Persons: Siani Walker & Craig McGarr