The purpose of the Land Development Engineering Group (LDEG) is to provide leadership and strategic advice to the New Zealand Land Development industry on best practice Land Development Engineering.

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If you would like to become involved in the IPWEA NZ Land Development Engineering Group, or if you have any ideas for what we can add to this website to make it even more relevant please contact Jacqui Carroll, IPWEA NZ Executive Assistant/Office Administrator jacqui.carroll@ipwea.org 


Land Development Forum 16 & 17 March 2017
Rydges Hotel, 75 Featherston Street, Wellington

It is with great pleasure that we announce the seventh annual Land Development Forum to be held in Wellington on Thursday 16th and Friday 17th March 2017, with the second day being a Field Tour of recent developments in the Wellington region.

Please put these dates in your diary now to ensure you don’t get double booked.


Agenda is shaping up nicely, so watch this site for further updates.

Day 1
We are privileged to gather some great speakers to share their vision, expertise and experience and provide insight into issues and lessons for Land Developers.

Day 2
A half day of field visits, showcasing recent Land Development Projects in the Wellington region.

We will provide further information at a later date, so please check back regularly for updates.

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Sarath Kuruwita
Chair, Land Development Group

For more information, please contact Jacqui Carroll, jacqui.carroll@ipwea.org

Thanks to our Sponsors for this event: 

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Development Engineering Unveiled

What is Development Engineering?  Click here to view a presentation to get an understanding what Development Engineering is and isn't!

Land Development Engineer Generic Job Description
Click here to view a generic job description for a Land Development Engineer. This is a Word document that can be amended to fit your needs.

Codes of Practice
Local Authorities are welcome to share their Codes of Practice with all Land Development Engineers.

Click here to see codes that have been shared.

If you would like to share your Code of Practice, please send to jacqui.carroll@ipwea.org

Committee Members

 Glenn Broadbent   Auckland Council (Northern Branch)  glenn.broadbent@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz 
 Clare Hamilton  Selwyn DC (Northern South Island Branch)  clare.hamilton@selwyn.govt.nz
 Sarath Kuruwita  Hastings DC (East Coast Branch)  sarathk@hdc.govt.nz
 Tony McGlynn  Palmerston North CC (Wellington/Taranaki Branch)  ​tony.mcglynn@pncc.govt.nz
 Paula Meredith
 Rotorua District Council (East Coast Branch)  paula.meredith@rotorualc.nz
 Mike Healy
 Queenstown District Council (Otago Southland Branch)  mike.healy@qldc.govt.nz