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Celebrating Spires, a Christchurch Icon

Spires Installation

Ten years ago, our team buzzed with excitement as Spires sculpture descended onto Latimer Square, instantly becoming a Christchurch landmark. Today, Spires stands as more than just a fixture, it’s a symbol of the city’s spirit – a testament to innovation, resilience, and community support following the Earthquakes. Last February, Fox and Associates proudly celebrated…

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Realising the Full Potential of Rural Land

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At Fox and Associates, we take incredible pride in serving the rural community. For over four decades, we have been at the forefront of delivering creative solutions that empower you to make the most out of your most significant asset – your land. As trusted advisors, we are committed to walking alongside you, guiding you…

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Expert Guidance in the Face of New Dam Regulations

Survey technician standing on the banks of Opuha Dam

This article was featured in Business Rural Autumn 2023.  With new dam legislation coming into effect next year, landowners with significant water bodies or structures on their property will need to be prepared. These regulations aim to prevent dam failures, which could have devastating consequences for communities downstream. New dam legislation requires landowners to take…

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From Sanatorium to Housing Development: Our Connection to Christchurch’s History

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Conservationists and historians in Christchurch now have a new reason to celebrate as a rare open-air shelter, which was once part of the Cashmere Sanatorium, has recently been given heritage status. The unique shelter, which was originally used to provide tuberculosis patients with fresh air and sunlight, has a fascinating history to which Fox and…

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Our Innovative Tasman River Project

Tasman River Project

River management is a hot topic at the moment, and Local Authorities throughout the country are grappling with the challenge of accurately modelling large areas of riverbed in the most cost-effective way. Traditionally this modelling has been based on cross-sections of the river corridor measured at specified intervals along the river. This is a time-honoured…

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Island Hills – Converting Useable Farmland into Freehold Titles

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Converting Useable Farmland into Freehold Titles There’s nothing the Fox team likes more than a challenge, and the Island Hills Tenure Review was quite a big one. Island Hills was a 5400-hectare farm in the High Country west of Culverden in North Canterbury. It was one of around 300 so-called pastoral leases which were spread…

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Working with the Ferrymead Aeronautical Society

Something we love about working at Fox and Associates is the diverse range of interests across the team, from windsurfing to drag-racing to fishing. You can imagine that the lunchroom discussions are often fascinating and wide-ranging. One of the team has a slightly unusual hobby that has great synergy with their surveying work. For over…

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Establishing new walking routes in Canterbury

Helping to establish new public walkways in CanterburyLike many kiwis, the team at Fox & Associates are enthusiastic about the great outdoors, be it hunting, stand-up paddleboarding, tramping or simply walking. We are always keen to do work in our playground and so we are excited to be helping to establish new public access routes…

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And the winners are… | NZSEA Technical Excellence Awards

NZSEA Technical Excellence Award

NZSEA Technical Excellence Award Winners 2019A highlight of 2019 was our win at the NZ Spatial Excellence Awards. We are the proud recipients of the Technical Excellence Award for aerial mapping for disease detection in potato crops. Thanks to the Fox Team, our client Resson and to the NZSEA for this phenomenal award! To learn…

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Meet Bathycat – USV Technology

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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 unfamiliar with…

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