OVERVIEW

Paterson Pitts Group provides land survey and resource management services to clients throughout Otago and Canterbury. Paterson Pitts employs approximately 60 staff in six offices throughout Canterbury and Otago in Christchurch, Dunedin, Alexandra, Cromwell, Queenstown and Wanaka.

The size of our firm enables a range of professional services and expertise to be delivered locally, with the advantages of wider group support as required. We have a broad and long-standing base of professional experience and have an extensive understanding of the relevant district and regional plans, bylaws, policies and procedural requirements of the various councils of Otago, Canterbury and Southland.

Our highly skilled and experienced staff bring together all aspects of the land development process under one banner. Where necessary we coordinate outside experts such as geotechnical engineers to ensure that all aspects of your land development project are covered. We are experienced with local authority rules and regulations and have established contacts within those organisations who we can call on to ensure that your project is kept on track.

OVERVIEW

Paterson Pitts Group provides land survey and resource management services to clients throughout Otago and Canterbury. Paterson Pitts employs approximately 60 staff in six offices throughout Canterbury and Otago in Christchurch, Dunedin, Alexandra, Cromwell, Queenstown and Wanaka.

The size of our firm enables a range of professional services and expertise to be delivered locally, with the advantages of wider group support as required. We have a broad and long-standing base of professional experience and have an extensive understanding of the relevant district and regional plans, bylaws, policies and procedural requirements of the various councils of Otago, Canterbury and Southland.

Our highly skilled and experienced staff bring together all aspects of the land development process under one banner. Where necessary we coordinate outside experts such as geotechnical engineers to ensure that all aspects of your land development project are covered. We are experienced with local authority rules and regulations and have established contacts within those organisations who we can call on to ensure that your project is kept on track.

OUR HISTORY

Paterson Pitts Partners Ltd has its beginnings in the Dunedin firm of N & E S Paterson Limited, which was established in 1900 as a Land Surveying, Land Valuation and Real Estate firm. Paterson Pitts Partners Limited was established as a surveying firm when N & E S Paterson Limited was reorganized into several independent professional consultancies in 1984. The firm expanded and now has five offices throughout Otago and one office in Canterbury.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Local knowledge and understanding
Each Paterson Pitts office has a wealth of local knowledge, sound understanding of local Council rules and regulations and established contacts with varying professionals’ involved in land development.

Sound Understanding of RMA and Local Authority District Plans
Almost every land development project will require some form of consent  under the Resource Management Act 1991. We have a thorough knowledge of the area’s District Plans and specialize in preparing Resource Consent applications for subdivisions and other land uses. When the going gets tough, we have the staff who can take your case through to Court as an expert witness if need be.

Minimizing risk
We provide a single point of contact and responsibility for clients via one of our principals or senior employees. With one point of contact this minimizes time, cost and risk involved in land development projects.

Efficiency
We utilise the latest design software, to enable efficient design processes. This allows more time for refinement and considering design options to achieve an efficient design which balances your requirements and any compliance standards whilst seeking to minimize costs and maximize returns.

Experience
Paterson Pitts specializes in feasibility studies, subdivision design, consenting, roading & services design, preparation of quantities & contract documentation, tendering and analysis of costs, project management, confirmation of any payment claims, as-builts, pegging of new allotments, preparation of new survey plans and completion of Council compliance documentation.

The Specialist Generalist
We have specialists who can handle large greenfield subdivisions ranging from 50 to in excess of 350 allotments. We also cater to  our smaller clients and are able to utilize or adapt our specialized skills to any sized subdivision and land development project. In short we know a lot about a lot, no pun intended.

MEET THE PRINCIPALS

Each of our principals bring varying skills and experience that can be called upon by anyone in the group. We consider this to be one of our strongest aspects in that no matter what it is you are proposing we have someone within our group who has the experience necessary to ensure your project is a success.

With strong planning and land development backgrounds our principals can guide you through the initial planning stages, before overseeing the civil design and build process.

Alex Todd

Alex Todd

Principal

Licensed Cadastral Surveyor
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Alex joined PPGroup in 2014 after working for several years in the Australian mining industry as a design engineer and senior surveyor. Alex has a strong skill set in engineering design and surveying.

Mike Botting

Mike Botting

Principal

Registered Professional Surveyor & Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, BSurv, MNZIS,
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P: 027 505 0664

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Mike Botting is based in the Wanaka office. Mike has over 17 years’ experience in land development including 10 years of project management of large greenfield subdivisions. He started his career in Auckland working on some interesting and varied land development projects across Auckland before moving to Wanaka in 2004.

Experienced in all aspects of the land development process from feasibility, budgeting, planning, detailed design, tendering, construction supervision and compliance with local authorities, Mike can oversee your project from start to finish. Mike is committed to ensuring that all aspects of the process come together on time and on budget.

Recent projects Mike has overseen include Infinity Investment’s Peninsula Bay and Riverside Residential subdivisions.

 

Steve Winter

Steve Winter

Principal

Registered Professional Surveyor & Licensed Cadastral Surveyor
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P: 027 5050665

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Steve Winter has 20 years of professional experience in surveying and land development in the Queenstown-Lakes District. Steve is focused on working with his clients to deliver successful land development projects. He understands the pressure of timing and risk on the process and the importance of getting through the hurdles as quickly and cleanly as possible.

Steve is responsible for managing the day to day activities of the Queenstown office, preparing and overseeing resource consent applications, land transfer subdivisions, unit title development surveys and land development engineering designs. He has a sound understanding of the Queenstown-Lakes District Plan and the resource consent process and has developed good working relationships with Council and many of the associated land professionals in the region.

His specialist areas include land development and subdivision advice.

Duncan White

Duncan White

Principal

Planner, Bsc, Dip Grad PG Di Sci

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Duncan is the senior planner in our Wanaka office.  He has over 14 years planning and resource management experience including 7 years in local government in both resource consent processing and district plan development roles. For the past seven years he has been providing advice to clients on land development projects, strategic planning and plan changes, preparing resource consent applications and appearing at Council hearings.  Duncan has developed a specialist knowledge in subdivision resource consents and rural and residential development.  Duncan has a BSC in Geography, a Dip Grad and a PG Di Sci in Land Planning and Development.

Peter Dymock

Peter Dymock

Principal

Registered Professional Surveyor, BSc, Dip.Mgt, MNZIS, CSNZ
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P: 027 437 7910

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Local knowledge is everything in the planning, land development and subdivision business and Paterson Pitts’ great strength is the unrivalled knowledge base and extensive network of contacts we have developed in more than 100 years of involvement in the development of Otago.
Peter has been involved with the Resource Management Act and the evolution of the Central Otago District Plan and the Otago Regional Plan since their inception through the submission process, private plan changes and countless successful resource consent applications to the District and Regional Councils for a wide range of clients and projects, large and small, including most of the major land developments in Central Otago in recent years.
Peter focuses on providing timely advice to the Central Otago development and farming communities for cost effective, client focused, solutions.

Kurt Bowen

Kurt Bowen

Principal

Registered Professional Surveyor & Licensed Cadastral Surveyor,
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P: 021 456 487

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Kurt Bowen is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor (LCS) and Registered Professional Surveyor (RPSurv). He is an active member of the NZ Institute of Surveyors, having previously served as a Councillor and presently convening the Institute’s Research and Development Committee. Kurt is an expert in land transfer (cadastral) surveying, land development engineering, subdivision planning under the Resource Management Act, and property administration for residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Robin Patterson

Robin Patterson

Principal

Registered Professional Surveyor & Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, MNZIS, BSc
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P: 027 255 0920

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Robin graduated from Otago University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Surveying. Since then he has worked on a large number construction projects throughout New Zealand, Australia and Canada as a Surveyor and/or manager. He has been involved in all aspects of surveying from rural Tenure Reviews to large residential developments.

Robin has been a shareholder, director and office manager of Paterson Pitts Wanaka office since 2003 and in that role has specialiased in resource consent applications and dairy development in the Upper Clutha. Over the last 10 years he has developed experience and relationships with Regional and District Council representatives and associated professionals.

Leon Hallett

Leon Hallett

Principal

Licensed Cadastral Surveyor
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P: 027 321 2615

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Leon Hallett is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor (LCS). He is an expert in land transfer (cadastral) surveying, Unit Title (stratum) developments, land development engineering, construction contract administration, stormwater management methods, and subdivision planning under the Resource Management Act.

Steve Dickey

Steve Dickey

Principal

NZCLS, ANZIS
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P: 027 433 3058

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Steve has over thirty years’ experience in the surveying industry starting in Dunedin with N&ES Paterson, the forerunner of Paterson Pitts Group. Steve has worked throughout New Zealand and in South East Asia undertaking cadastral subdivisions, engineering setout, topographical and hydrographical surveys. In recent years Steve’s work has been largely related to greenfield developments including resource consent applications, subdivision design, contract administration, and asbuilt surveys.

Steve has a New Zealand Certificate in Land Surveying and is an associate member of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors.

MEET THE TEAM

Andrew Hosken

Andrew Hosken

Surveyor
Dunedin Office
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P: 03 477 3245

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Andrew Hosken is experienced in precise construction set-out surveying, land transfer (cadastral) surveying, topographical surveying, and plan draughting. After previously working with Paterson Pitts Group earlier in his career Andy spent several years working as a construction surveyor in the UK and Middle East before returning to Otago and re-joining our team.

Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson

Surveyor, BCom, DipGrad
Dunedin Office
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P: 03 477 3245

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Andrew Robinson is experienced in dealing with local and central government matters, his experience including preparation of resource consent applications, record sourcing, and solution-finding for issues relating to property servicing, drainage, and fire-rating. He has previously worked for Dunedin City Council and has an extensive knowledge of local authority processes. Andrew enjoys actively participating in community projects and is a qualified steam locomotive driver.

Ann Grant

Ann Grant

Wanaka Office Administrator
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Ann Grant is currently the Office Manager based in our Wanaka office. She has had 25 years’ experience in office administration starting with a County Council Office prior to having children and then 9 years working in a College Secondary School office before joining Paterson Pitts in August of 2002.

She currently does all our office administration and is the voice you will hear or the first point of call when contacting our Wanaka office.

Beverley MacFadgen

Beverley MacFadgen

Queenstown Office Administrator
Queenstown Office
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P: 03 441 4715

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Beverley is our Queenstown receptionist and administration support for our Queenstown team. Bev’s administration skills are many and varied and having worked with Paterson Pitts Group for over 15 years she knows the business in depth. Beverley worked on the Clyde Dam construction and tunnelling projects for 13 years before shifting her career to Queenstown.

Brent Dodds

Brent Dodds

Survey Technician
Cromwell & Alexandra Offices
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P: 027 5206 969

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Brent has 30 years of surveying experience throughout Central Otago, starting on the Clyde Dam Project and is experienced in a wide range of subdivision, engineering and topographic surveys.

Bridget Lewers

Bridget Lewers

Surveyor, BSurv (Credit)
Queenstown Office
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P: 03 441 4715

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Bridget has recently returned to surveying in a part time capacity after time away starting a family. Licensed in New Zealand and then transferring to Australia, Bridget previously worked in the mining / construction survey industry in Western Australia’s Pilbara region for three years.
Bridget’s key competencies are in engineering and infrastructure set-out and as-built surveys, monitoring & topographical surveys, and cadastral subdivisions. Working from Queenstown, a core part of her work supports our Christchurch office in residential re-build projects.

Bryan Milsom

Bryan Milsom

Technician Surveyor, NZCLS
Dunedin Office
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P: 03 477 3245

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Bryan Milsom has over 35 years of surveying experience within the Otago region. He is experienced in land transfer (cadastral) surveying, engineering surveying, aerial surveys, and assessment of shading and visual amenity effects for planning purposes.

Bryan Moore

Bryan Moore

Surveyor, BSurv

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Bryan has worked as a Surveyor since graduating with a BSurv in 2007. He has worked on a wide range of cadastral, topographic and engineering projects in both rural and urban environments.

Bryan’s cadastral experience ranges from small urban subdivisions through to large rural tenure reviews. In the engineering field, he has been involved in all aspects of subdivision development, from infrastructure design through to engineering set-out, contract supervision and production of as-built plans.

Bryan also has a BSc (geology) and is a qualified mountain guide, bringing strong outdoor skills to the team.

Cory Crawford

Cory Crawford

Christchurch Office Manager, Surveyor

Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Cory Crawford has over 15 years of surveying experience and is an expert in land transfer (cadastral) surveying, subdivision planning under the Resource Management Act, Monitoring surveys, high accuracy dimensional control and hydrographic surveys including subsurface acoustic positioning.

Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson

Bsurv, Surveyor

Wanaka Office
03 443 0110
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After graduating from Otago University in 2010 Dan spent 6 years working in the mining industry. Dan has worked on several large scale open cut, underground and infrastructure projects in both NZ and Philippines. Dan joined the team at Patterson Pitts in mid-2016 and looks forward to getting involved in projects around the Southern Lakes region.

Dave Patterson

Dave Patterson

Graduate Surveyor, Bsurv

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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After graduating from Otago in 2011, Dave cut his surveying teeth in post-quake Christchurch where he grew his skillset on jobs cadastral, engineering and planning. His involvement has been wide and varied, giving him versatility whether it be developing greenfield subdivisions or monitoring red-zone infrastructure. New to the Wanaka team in 2014, he is passionate about the Lakes District and is excited to be working on a number of land development projects happening in the area.

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Grant has been with Paterson Pitts Group in Wanaka since 2015. Grant holds a Bachelor of Surveying from Curtin University in Perth.

Before moving to New Zealand Grant gained a wide range of experience on major oil and gas, mining, infrastructure and residential projects throughout Australia, Asia and Canada.

He is experienced with the latest survey technologies and techniques and is applying these to subdivision design and construction in and around the Wanaka area.

Grant Wandel

Grant Wandel

Surveyor

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

Helen Monzari

Helen Monzari

Dunedin Office Administrator

Dunedin Office
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P: 03 477 3245

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Helen Monzari is our Dunedin office administrator. Helen greets clients at our front desk and ensures that the surveying teams are always well organised and operating on-track to meet client deadlines. She works closely with the directors to maintain an effective and friendly working environment.
Jason Eichstaedt

Jason Eichstaedt

Surveyor

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Jason graduated from Otago University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Surveying. Returning in 2011, he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Science specialising in hydrographic surveying and acquired his IHO Category A qualification.  After graduating Jason worked as a hydrographic surveyor for five years and returned to cadastral surveying and engineering design in early 2017.  Joining the team Jason has been involved with land development engineering, subdivision design of large scale greenfield subdivisions, cadastral and topographical surveys.  Jason is developing strong skills within the industry and is working towards becoming a licensed cadastral surveyor.

Jim Cox

Jim Cox

Surveyor
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Jim Cox has over 20 years of experience in the survey industry all over the South Island primarily in engineering surveys, GIS and software development. He is currently concentrating on monitoring surveys and Lyttelton Port, building setout and topographical surveys.

Justin Venables

Justin Venables

BSurv (credit), AMNZIS Surveyor
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Justin has worked for the Paterson Pitts Group since early 2004 as a surveyor technician, based in the Dunedin branch. He completed his BSurv (with Credit) at Otago University in between work and family commitments, graduating in May 2014, he was also awarded the Cadastral Surveyors Prize. He has also obtained a BCom from Otago University (1997). Justin has since been working in our Christchurch branch since January 2014, he is a surveyor with a broad range of skills, 12D engineering design, cadastral surveying and land transfer matters, GIS, drafting, Landonline, and deformation monitoring. He is skilled in precise levelling, robotic total station, 3D scanning, GPS and conventional surveying disciplines, has undertaken subdivision and building setouts for construction, and has produced many topographical and hydrographic surveys for our clients. Justin is working towards becoming a full member of the Institute of Surveyors, he is also a proud family man, active musician, home handyman and motorcyclist.

Kathryn Garmonsway

Kathryn Garmonsway

Draftsperson, NZCE, B.Sc (Physics)
Cromwell & Alexandra Offices
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P: 03 445 1826

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Kathryn provides CAD drafting services and IT support for the Cromwell and Alexandra offices and is experienced in a wide range of drafting, GIS and software packages.

Kerran Graeve

Kerran Graeve

Licensed Cadastral Surveyor

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Since graduating from Otago University in 2007, Kerran has worked in Wellington, London and Sydney developing a strong skill set in cadastral, road construction and deformation monitoring.  Kerran is excited to be involved in several lager scale projects and advancing his design and project management abilities.

Kim Botting

Kim Botting

Registered Professional Surveyor & Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, BSurv, MNZIS
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Kim Botting is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor and Registered Professional Surveyor with over 15 years’ experience in resource consent and land title surveys. A wide range of experience was obtained working for the Auckland City Council for four years before a move south to Wanaka 10 years ago.
Kim has a particular interest in cadastral survey, with extensive experience in both urban and rural surveys and unit title developments. Kim oversees all the legal surveys undertaken in the Wanaka office.

Kim is active in the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors and is currently the secretary of the Central Otago Branch.

Leon Ritani

Leon Ritani

Technician Surveyor, NZCE

Queenstown Office
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P: 03 441 4715

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Leon joined Paterson Pitts Group in 2004 and has been the mainstay for our technical surveys for the last ten years. He is responsible for preparing detailed topographical surveys, managing specialist GPS control surveys and building construction surveys. Leon’s strengths are in working quickly and concisely; surveying a lot of ground in a short amount of time. His specialties are in road and infrastructure investigation surveys; and site topographical surveys for clients looking to build or redevelop their sites.

Luke Robson

Luke Robson

Licensed Cadastral Surveyor

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Luke is a licensed cadastral surveyor who has undertaken a variety of work on projects ranging from surveying for dairy farm developments, construction site set out and post Christchurch earthquake recovery surveying. Luke is currently working as part of a team delivering greenfield subdivisions in the Wanaka area. Luke is a keen rugby player for the local Upper Clutha rugby club and is actively involved in coaching junior rugby.

Magda Swanepoel

Magda Swanepoel

Chch Office Administrator
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Magda is the Office Administrator at the Christchurch office of the Paterson Pitts Group.  She has 23 years of experience in administration in New Zealand (10 years) and South Africa.  She is married and has a teenage daughter.

With her daughter becoming more and more independent it was an easy step to move out of the comfort of school holidays back into the private sector, especially into the company of Paterson Pitts Group and the rebuild of Christchurch.

You are welcome to contact Magda at the Christchurch branch of Paterson Pitts at (03) 928 1533 with any queries related to any survey needs on a property.

Mark Cockroft

Mark Cockroft

Technician Surveyor, NZCE (Civil)
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Mark has worked in the survey industry for 25 years in both New Zealand and Australia. He has worked in construction, oil and gas, mining, local government and in private surveying firms. He enjoys all aspects of field surveying that Patterson Pitts are involved in.

Mark Wylie

Mark Wylie

Associate, Surveyor, NZCLS
Dunedin Office
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P: 03 477 3245

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Mark Wylie has over 30 years of surveying experience within the Otago region. He is an expert in the application of GPS and Robotic surveying equipment and he knows how to organise and undertake project surveys to achieve an optimal result for our client. Mark is highly experienced in land transfer (cadastral) surveying, precise control surveying for critical projects, and land development engineering design and construction.

Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Graduate Surveyor, Bsurv (Hons)
Queenstown Office
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P: 03 441 4715

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Michael has contributed valuable skills and work practises to the Queenstown team since joining two years ago from University of Otago. He has developed strong skills in the core technical aspects of land transfer surveys, unit titles and unit redevelopments, rentable area surveys, engineering infrastructure and site topographical surveys and processing. He has a keen work ethic, is a high producer and has a strong focus on delivering valuable support to our clients.

His specialist areas include infrastructure and cadastral surveying.

Murray Pitts

Murray Pitts

Surveyor
Dunedin Office
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P: 03 477 3245

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Murray Pitts has over 20 years of surveying experience within the Otago region. He is experienced in land transfer (cadastral) surveying, legalisation surveying for road and railway adjustments, engineering design and construction set-out, easement surveys, building certification surveys, and hydrographic surveying.

Myles Garmonsway

Myles Garmonsway

Associate, Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, BSurv, MNZIS
Cromwell & Alexandra Offices
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P: 027 495 6491

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Myles is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor and Registered Professional Surveyor with 15 years’ experience.

He has extensive knowledge in the field of surveying, subdivision engineering and all aspects of freehold subdivision, unit title, cross lease, easement creation and legalisation surveys.

Myles has particular skills in high precision deformation monitoring, geodetic control survey and computer aided design.

Nathan Moynihan

Nathan Moynihan

Survey Assistant
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Nathan is one of our capable surveying assistants who works alongside in support of our more experienced staff.
Peter Joyce

Peter Joyce

Registered Professional Surveyor & Licensed Cadastral Surveyor, BSurv, MNZIS
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Peter Joyce is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor (LCS) and Registered Professional Surveyor (RPSurv) – and qualified survey technician (NZCLS) a highly qualified surveyor with over 25 years’ experience.  He is an active member of the NZ Institute of Surveyors and the local Central Otago branch.  Peter currently specialises in land development engineering
Pete Smallfield

Pete Smallfield

Graduate Surveyor, Bsurv
Wanaka Office
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Pete completed his Bachelor of surveying at the end of 2013 and soon after made the move to Wanaka to join the team at Paterson Pitts. During his time studying Pete gained experience working on large scale engineering projects associated with infrastructure for new power stations and natural gas pipelines in Queensland Australia. During his time in Australia Pete became familiar in working with a range of the latest surveying software and equipment.

Pete, originally from Dunedin, spent a lot of time in Wanaka when he was growing up. He decided to make the move to Wanaka to progress his career as a Multi-Sport and Adventure Racing Athlete, while balancing his new profession as a graduate survey.

Sean McLeod

Sean McLeod

Surveyor
Queenstown Office
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P: 03 441 4715

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Sean McLeod has been surveying in the Queenstown area for almost 30 years and has huge amount of local knowledge. Sean honed his surveying skills on wide ranging projects in high-rise construction in London to customary rights surveys in the Australian outback.

Sean’s specialist skills in engineering design and attention to detail has put him in design roles for some of our key clients. He has also pushed engineering design software to its limits as the lead designer for Skyline Enterprises highly successful luge tracks in Queenstown, Rotorua, Singapore, Tremblant & Calgary, Canada and its current development in Tongyeong, Korea. Sean specialises in urban, rural and commercial subdivision engineering and solving complex design issues.

Simon Schneider

Simon Schneider

Survey Technician
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Simon Schneider is a German Qualified surveyor on a working holiday in New Zealand. He is helping out with the Christchurch rebuild when not out enjoying himself travelling around New Zealand.

Stephen Popenhagen

Stephen Popenhagen

Surveyor, BSurv
Queenstown Office
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P: 03 441 4715

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Stephen Popenhagen has recently returned to his home town of Queenstown having advanced his surveying and project management skills for 4 years on Australian mine development and construction sites. He has brought back strong interpersonal skills through his responsibilities managing the day to day activities of site based survey offices, supervision of survey teams, client liaison and reporting, and auditing contractor surveys on behalf of clients.

Before heading overseas Stephen was a surveyor with Paterson Pitts Group for six years and has maintained a strong network of local contacts. Stephen’s key work attributes are in subdivision and land development design, liaison with other land development professionals and managing projects for our clients. He specialises in residential and commercial subdivision and land development.

Steve Pemberton

Steve Pemberton

 Surveyor

Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Steve began his surveying career in Brisbane in 2011, where he gained and Associate Degree in Spatial Science. After seeing the light and moving to back to New Zealand in early 2017, Steve has become an integral part of Paterson Pitts’ fieldwork team in Wanaka. Steve has a strong passion for the outdoors, so enjoys his work days out in the field.

Tim McDougall

Tim McDougall

 Surveyor
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Tim joined PP Group in early 2016. He has an extensive background in cadastral surveying and engineering design having grown up working for his father’s survey firm in Australia. After a 3 year period of working in the oil and gas industry in Australia, Tim has joined our team in Wanaka. With a love for snowboarding and outdoor pursuits, Wanaka is the perfect place for Tim to further his career in Surveying.

Tom Gourlay

Tom Gourlay

Graduate Surveyor
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Tom Gourlay graduated from Otago University in 2015. Tom is currently gaining experience in the industry and is mostly involved in Topographic surveys, building set outs and assisting in monitoring surveys in Christchurch.

Tony Kennerley

Tony Kennerley

Technician Surveyor
Wanaka Office
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P: 03 443 0110

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Tony has worked in the Wanaka office for over twelve years. With an extensive background in engineering surveying he helps provide our many building and construction clients with timely and highly accurate construction setout.

Will Salmond

Will Salmond

Licensed Cadastral Surveyor
Christchurch Office
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P: 03 928 1533

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Will is a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor who has been in the survey industry for 14 years since completing his degree. He has been exposed to a number of roles from being predominantly a consultant surveyor to contractor’s surveyor, hydro-graphic surveyor and selling survey equipment. Will has used many forms of survey equipment to deliver precise engineering monitoring surveys, engineering surveys, cadastral/boundary surveys, large rural tenure reviews. He enjoys working with clients to establish their project goals to take it from concept to completion.

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