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v1.15 November 2014
ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN DESIGN TEAM
OFFER OF SERVICE
Purpose and Role
The Environment and Urban Design team offer technical services as part of
the Highways and Network Operations Group. The team is a centre of
excellence for strategic advice, research, information and support for transport
related natural environment, social, culture and heritage, human health and
urban design issues.
We work across the Transport Agency, with our suppliers, key stakeholders
and customers. We aim to reduce adverse environmental impacts, improve
social cohesion and enable positive human health outcomes.
Our focus areas are: the application of environmental risk management,
resource efficiency and urban design principles; development and
implementation of national standards and guidelines; education and training;
research; consenting and consent compliance management; monitoring and
auditing, supplier contracting, quality assurance and; stakeholder and
customer engagement.
Scope of Services
Our aim is to:
• Provide efficient, effective and consistent technical support for transport
and resource planners, project, asset, property, contract, network and
journey managers;
• Ensure consistent application of operational policy and best practice in the
engagement and management of external suppliers;
• Provide services that are prioritised to meet the needs of regional offices;
• Maintain long term relationships with consenting and regulatory
authorities such as Department of Conservation, Heritage NZ and local
authorities;
• Ensure continuous improvement of relevant organisational processes and
practices;
• Monitor and audit consent compliance and delivery of environmental and
social outcomes.
Key Documents
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Transport Agency Environmental and Social Responsibility Policy
State Highway Environmental and Social Responsibility Manual
State Highway Environmental Plan
Bridging the Gap (NZTA Urban Design Guidelines)
State Highway Environmental and Social Responsibility Standard
Staff
Individual
Technical
Expertise
Responsibility
Rob Hannaby
Environment and Urban
Design Manager
BA (Hons), MSc, CEnvP,
MASNZ, MEIANZ, MRMLA
David Greig
Principal Environmental
Specialist - Strategic
BSc, MSc (Hons), COP
Engineering Geology, CEnvP,
MEIANZ
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Noise
Vibration
Air Quality
Vehicle Emissions
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Stormwater
Management
Ecology
Coastal Processes
Social Impact
Contaminated Land
Planning
Sam Bourne
Senior Environmental
Specialist – Urban Design and
Landscaping (0.6 FTE
Contractor)
BLA, RegNZILA
Fiona Davies
Senior Environmental
Specialist – Natural
Environment
BSc, MSc
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Landscape Architecture 
Vegetation Management
Visual Quality
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Ecology
Noise
Environmental
Management Systems
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Vanessa Browne
Principal Environmental
Specialist - Strategic (0.8 FTE)
BSc, MPhil, CEnvP, MEIANZ
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Resource Efficiency
Social Impact
Climate Change
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Maurice Marquardt
Senior Environmental
Specialist – Strategic (0.4 FTE
Contractor)
BSc, MAppSc Hons)
Stephen Chiles
Principal Environmental
Specialist – Human Health (0.5
FTE)
BEng, PhD, CPEng, FIOA
Ann Neill
Principal Environmental
Specialist – Cultural Heritage
(0.7 FTE)
BHSc, MHSc
Sarah Lindberg
Senior Environmental
Specialist – Strategic (0.4 FTE
Contractor)
BSc, MPlanPrac
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Sustainability
Climate Change
Environmental
Management Systems
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Noise
Vibration
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Cultural Heritage
Built Heritage
Archaeology
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Environmental
Management Systems
Stormwater
Management
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Team management and leadership
Human health and social impact
assessment
Air quality mitigation and management
Auckland Office Contact
Natural environment and social impact
assessment
Construction and network
environmental management
Coastal asset management
Education and training
Whangarei and Hamilton Office
Contact
Urban design and landscape framework
development and implementation
Network environmental management
Tauranga Office Contact
Natural environment impact assessment
Construction and network
environmental management
Stormwater management
Erosion and sediment control
Napier Office Contact
Social impact assessment
Consent Compliance (CSVUE) Manager
Department of Conservation MoU
GreenroadsTM
Resource Efficiency Policy
Climate Change Adaptation Policy
Wellington, and Palmerston North
Office Contact
Resource efficiency Policy
Climate Change Adaptation Policy
New Plymouth and Blenheim Office
Contact
Human health impact assessment
Noise and vibration mitigation and
management
Research co-ordination
Christchurch Office Contact
Cultural heritage impact assessment
Heritage asset management
Heritage NZ MoU
Dunedin Office Contact
Website Development and Content
Management
GIS data and tools
Business Process Development and
Support
Web Site
http://www.nzta.govt.nz/network/operating/sustainably/environment.html
ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN DESIGN TEAM
REGIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
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Accountabilities
David Greig
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First point of contact for regional staff and
conduit to the full range of technical
services offered by the EUD Team
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Visit each designated regional office at
least once every quarter
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Present quarterly report to regional
decision making team with update on
consent compliance and EUD team
activities (Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington
and Christchurch only)
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Support and connect with regional
representative on Network Management
Knowledge Community – Environmental
and Social Responsibility Technical SubGroup
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Support and connect with other nominated
Network Outcomes regional contacts, i.e.
Business Partners and Asset Integrators
Rob Hannaby
David Greig
Maurice Marquardt
Fiona Davies
Vanessa Browne
Maurice Marquardt
Vanessa Browne
Stephen Chiles
Ann Neill

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