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Highly Productive Soils – Big Picture Thinking vs Private Landowners Needs

By Anna Bensemann, Senior Planner, Baseline Group Marlborough | Jun 26, 2022

The expansion of our towns and cities, and our ever-growing obsession with rural lifestyle blocks has been threatening the viability of our productive soils for many decades.

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The impact of consent notices when purchasing land

By Olivia Edwards, Graduate Planner, Baseline Group | Jun 17, 2022

Buying or selling a home can be a stressful time, and due diligence forms are a critical part of deciding if you ought to purchase a home.

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The Role of Planning in the Climate Change - Discussion for Agriculture

By Anna Bensemann, Senior Planner, Baseline Group Marlborough | Jun 07, 2022

The decisions made around how we reduce emissions and how land is managed to reduce risks from climate change, does indeed effect how farms are run on a day-to-day basis.

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How might Development Contributions affect you?

By Thomas Holmes, Planner, Baseline Group | May 23, 2022

Make sure to consider Development Contributions whilst planning for your next project.

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Negotiating with Neighbours Under the RMA

By Anna Bensemann, Senior Planner, Baseline Group Marlborough | Apr 29, 2022

You have rights when it comes to deciding if you want to give your written approval to a project neighbouring your property.

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The dream of subdividing your land

By Anna Bensemann, Senior Planner, Baseline Group | Apr 08, 2022

Subdivision of land is often depicted as being an effective way to maximise the value of your land.

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Managing Cultural Heritage Sites

By Anna Bensemann, Senior Planner, Baseline Group | Mar 29, 2022

Early consultation with iwi can assist in achieving a suitable outcome and help to manage our Cultural Heritage sites for future generations.

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RMA changes are coming, are you ready?

By Mike Vincent, Associate, Baseline Group | Feb 16, 2022

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Hazardous activities, land contamination and resource consent applications

By Rose Leighton, Planner, Baseline Group | Feb 14, 2022

Have you had your site checked for past or present hazardous activities?

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Times' up on the RMA

By Mike Vincent, Associate, Baseline Group | Feb 11, 2022

Love it or hate it, the RMA has shaped the development of New Zealand over the past 30 years.

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