Legacy Series: Lake Hood

  Through outstanding surveying, engineering and land design work, we helped create this unique aquatic playground and lakeside residential development. Lake Hood is a lakeside village for a community of people seeking space, tranquillity, waterfront living and a recreational destination for outdoor and water sport enthusiasts. The ability to extract high quality roading metal underlying the…

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Legacy Series: Redmund Spur

Through diligent planning and creative subdivision and engineering consultancy work, we’re transforming the lower Port Hills slopes of Redmund Spur into a highly desirable mix of residential housing typology.   Situated on Cashmere Road, between Hoon Hay Valley and Kennedy’s Bush, Redmund Spur is an exclusive hillside residential development that combines an attractive rural outlook…

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Legacy Series: Broad Oaks

  Setting a new standard for hillside development in Christchurch, Broad Oaks includes many new design features and site-specific engineering solutions.   Residential hillside developments are never easy. This major 280 section/35 hectare development rising from the Heathcote River to the top of Huntsbury, with the need for two pump houses, two water reservations plus…

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Using 3D Laser Scanning to model the Canterbury University Engineering Building

Lauded as one of the largest building projects in NZ, Canterbury University is undergoing an exciting transformation that will deliver some of the most modern teaching, learning and research facilities in the southern hemisphere. A key project is the expansion and complete modernisation of the Canterbury University Engineering Building. What makes this construction project really…

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Creating Legacies That Go Beyond Land

Orana Wildlife Park’s Great Ape Centre Orana Wildlife Park’s Great Ape Centre is home to New Zealand’s only Gorillas. The arrival of these magnificent Western Lowland Gorillas signalled Orana’s commitment to the international zoo-based breeding programme for this critically endangered species. Bringing the Gorillas to New Zealand required Orana to develop an exhibit utilising a…

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Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust

Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust

Fox and Associates is proud to announce our new three year partnership with the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust (BPCT) as a gold sponsor of the BPCT’s covenanting programme. We’ve had a long association with Banks Peninsula; from our many Banks Peninsula-based clients as well as our ongoing sponsorship of the biennial Sculpture on the Peninsula. This…

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FIG Working Week 2016

FIG Work Week

At the start of May, Fox and Associates had the pleasure of being involved in the 78th FIG Working Week. This exciting week-long conference brought together over 650 surveying and spatial professionals from all over the globe. FIG, short for Fédération Internationale des Géomètres or International Federation of Surveyors represents the interests of surveyors worldwide.…

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Hagley Oval was a close run thing

As a citizen of our lovely city and an active participant in the court-hearing brought on by the Hands off Hagley zealots, I was able to witness at close quarters the machinations of these determined opponents as they sought to derail the development of Hagley Oval and if not increase the costs of any development.…

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Safeguarding farming futures through rural land development

Estate planning is often a complex issue for farming families. Transferring control and management of the farm from one generation to the next can be difficult when family members have different aspirations for the land. Our client’s family farm is on the south coast of Banks Peninsula; a stunningly remote location with magnificent sea views…

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