Green Group Limited is a boutique resource management and local government consultancy practice established in 2006 by Directors Owen Burn and Martin Green.
Owen has extensive experience as a consultant planner having been the New Zealand planning principal at Connell Wagner (now Aurecon) for 16 years and running his own successful planning practice prior to that. Owen has particular expertise in managing consenting processes for large infrastructure projects requiring a complex suite of consents under the RMA and related statutes.
Martin has come from a background in local government in Auckland and the Bay of Plenty and, like Owen, established his own planning practice on leaving Auckland City Council as a manager in 1994. Martin has considerable experience in major development projects including a number of large commercial developments throughout the wider Auckland area including the Auckland CBD.
Steven Lloyd who has recently joined the company as an Associate has come from ten years with Transit and the New Zealand Transport Agency where he was planning manager for the Auckland and Northland regions. He is experienced in the consenting and management of major infrastructure assets.
The company has extensive experience in making application for resource consents throughout New Zealand as well as negotiating on behalf of clients with local government over a range of matters such as bylaws, development contributions, heritage issues and similar matters.
Completed commissions include; major infrastructure projects including State highways and telecommunication networks, commercial and industrial developments, high rise buildings in the Auckland and Wellington city centres, greenfield and brownfield subdivisions, numerous landmark dwellings, works and structures in the coastal marine area around Auckland and Northland including reclamations jetties, bridges and dredging and Special Housing Areas (SHAs).
Both Owen and Martin have extensive experience in making submissions and giving evidence on district and regional plan matters and are frequently called upon as expert witnesses before the Environment Court and District and High Courts.