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Meet Bathycat Our new unmanned survey catamaran designed to complete bathymetric surveys From air to land and now water! As specialists in land and aerial surveying, we’re delighted to announce that we can now complete water spatial measurement surveys. Bathycat is a portable unmanned survey catamaran designed to complete bathymetric and hydrographic surveys. For those…

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  By David Fox The opportunity to lend my expertise to the Seven Oaks School redevelopment has led to one of my personal favourite projects in recent years. Seven Oaks founder Bruce McIntyre, who became a good friend, had a vision to move the school from its original location in Opawa to a new location…

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How Fox & Associates helped Glenwood Farm protect an important ecological and heritage area Behind Akaroa on Banks Peninsula is a very different rural land subdivision. While subdividing rural land into lifestyle blocks is not uncommon, what made this project unusual was the motivation and vision behind it. There was also the discovery of a…

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Fox and Associates are proud sponsors of the magnificent Sculpture on the Peninsula exhibition, the largest contemporary sculptural exhibition in the South Island. The exhibition attracts both leading and emerging sculptors, who successfully turn the beautiful Loudon Farm in Banks Peninsula into a melting pot of creativity. As sponsors, this exhibition is perfectly aligned to our…

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Black Hill Station Following the south bank of the Rakaia River and nestled against the Southern Alps, Black Hill Station is located 25 kilometres inland from the Rakaia Gorge. Spectacular in its remoteness, the farm is an expanse of tussock covered terrain, alpine streams and mountainous ranges. Black Hill Station wanted to diversify their farming…

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Kakanui Reserve Up behind Tūtehuarewa Marae in Koukourārata (Port Levy) the Kakanui Reserve rises on the steep eastern slopes of Port Levy. With some of the best remnants of native bush on Banks Peninsula, an early urupā (cemetery) and sacred burial caves, all are now protected and cared for within the 87 hectare reserve. Kakanui…

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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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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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Alex was subject to the social and academic life of Otago University but graduated with a Bachelor of surveying degree in 2005. He previously worked at Andersen and Associates specialising in rural property surveys, particularly for government clients, and in large scale GPS positioning surveys. What Alex enjoys most about Fox is the strong team…

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If you tried to summarise Lisa’s varied and interesting working life, it might look something like this; golf, cars, sun, sea, beaches and world travel. Before joining Fox and Associates in April 2015, Lisa travelled and worked around the world. She started her career with Club Med and had the good fortune to work in…

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