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Our specialised team

The CivilPlan team provides expertise and responsibility for the successful delivery of your project. We bring experience, understanding and performance to anticipate and meet your needs, including strategic advice regarding the development of your property interests.

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Mike is a Chartered Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional. He has over 37 years of industry experience and is widely respected and reputed as one of the leading land development practitioners in the Auckland region.

NZCE (Civil), CMEngNZ, CPEng, PMP

Mike Smith

POSITION: Managing Director
TEAM: Engineering
Russell has more than 30 years of private and public sector planning and project management experience in New Zealand and London. His expertise include strategic, large scale structure planning and plan changes creating new suburbs, commercial centres and industrial parks.


Russell Baikie

POSITION: Director - Planning
TEAM: Planning
Campbell is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor and Registered Professional Surveyor, being a full member of the Surveying Institute. Campbell brings expertise in all forms of surveying and the overall subdivision process from start to finish.

Bsurv, Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, Registered Professional Surveyor, MNZIS

Campbell Harvey

POSITION: Director - Surveying
TEAM: Surveying
Ryan is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) and chartered member of Engineering NZ (CMEngNZ) since 2008. Ryan is skilled in interacting with project teams working on complex multi-disciplinary land development and infrastructure projects.

BE(Civil) Hons, CMEngNZ, CPEng, IntPE(NZ)

Ryan Pitkethley

POSITION: Engineering Manager
TEAM: Engineering
Jimmy has over 10 years experience in the private, public and education sectors in New Zealand and Singapore. His experience includes urban design and master planning services , architectural designs for residential developments, and providing planning policy advice.

MUrbDes (Hons), BPlan (Hons)

Jimmy Zhuang

POSITION: Urban Design Team Leader
TEAM: Urban Design
Emma is a full member of the NZPI with over 12 years resource management planning experience. She has particular expertise in subdivision and resource consent planning for a range of residential and commercial developments including large scale greenfield developments.

BPlan (Hons), MNZPI

Emma Bayly

POSITION: Planning Team Leader
TEAM: Planning

Jonny Ho

POSITION: Senior Surveyor
TEAM: Surveying
Bill is a Chartered Professional Engineer and certified project manager. With 35 years experience, Bill has lead and/or project managed many multi-discipline project teams on a range of residential, commercial and infrastructure projects in the greater Auckland region.

NZCE (Civil), CMEngNZ (Eng. Technologist), PMP

Bill Rumble

POSITION: Project Manager / Engineering Team Leader
TEAM: Engineering

Cherie Lincoln

POSITION: Senior Land Development Engineer
TEAM: Engineering
Glen has had experience in the land development sector since 2000, and has NZCE (Civil). He is currently a Land Development Engineer and manages CAD processes at CivilPlan, including 3D surface modelling.

NZCE (Civil)

Glen Sayers

POSITION: Land Development Engineer / CAD Manager
TEAM: Engineering

Sine Foulger

POSITION: Senior Civil Engineer
TEAM: Engineering
Aaron has over five years’ resource management planning experience, primarily in preparing and processing resource consent applications for both public and private sector clients. He has a particular depth of expertise in planning for large scale residential development and greenfield subdivisions.

BPlan (Hons), Int.NZPI

Aaron Grey

POSITION: Senior Planner
TEAM: Planning
Shane's experience in land development engineering began in 1995. He has managed complex multi-disciplined construction contracts for industrial and residential projects in the Auckland region. Shane has extensive design experience in CAD and 3D surface modelling to present optimised designs.

NZCE (Civil), MEngNZ

Shane Piper

POSITION: Senior Land Development Engineer
TEAM: Engineering

Juliana Cox

POSITION: Senior Planner
TEAM: Planning

Matt Richards

POSITION: Civil Engineer
TEAM: Engineering

Taylor Shrimpton

POSITION: Civil Engineer
TEAM: Engineering

Alister Hood

POSITION: Civil Engineer
TEAM: Engineering

David Holland

POSITION: Civil Engineer
TEAM: Engineering

Mubeen Mohammad

POSITION: Land Development Engineer
TEAM: Engineering

Mitch Blyde

POSITION: Survey Technician
TEAM: Surveying

Mat Husband

TEAM: Planning

David Clouston

TEAM: Planning

Theresa Pastor

POSITION: Administrator
TEAM: Administration

CivilPlan provides an excellent service!

Campbell Harvey’s team at CivilPlan provides an excellent service, competently handling all issues in achieving the desired result. I have been involved in land subdivision for nearly 50 years and this team would rate as the best we have used.

Kerry Dines - Dines Group
Services: Surveying, Planning, Engineering


There was a tight timeframe imposed by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment and CivilPlan were able to meet the tight timeframes and still undertake the survey work to a high standard without any problems. 

Steven Schwarz - Schwarz Consultancy Limited
Services: Surveying

We would not hesitate to use them again! 

Hughes Development Limited used CivilPlan for the first time during the development at Riverside Grove in Tuakau. We would not hesitate to use CivilPlan Surveying and Engineering in future projects. 

Kelvin Back - Hughes Developments Limited
Services: Surveying, Planning, Engineering

In the hands of the best in the practise! 

The Sunset Beach Lifesaving Charitable Trust approached CivilPlan to assist with Resource Consent Applications. Faced with continual and near impossible deadlines, on every instance CivilPlan stepped up. To learn that their services were free of charge was an amazing and humbling announcement. To have all this experience at our disposal provided us with a sense of comfort, well knowing that we were in the hands of the best in practise.

Malcolm Beattie OBE - Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service
Services: Planning, Engineering

The full package!

The CivilPlan team have added considerable value to our extensive landholdings over the years. Their collaborative approach, knowledge and expertise, quality of work and delivery regularly exceed our expectations.

Pat Gavaghan - General Manager Property Development - Hugh Green Limited
Services: Surveying, Planning, Engineering

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