LDEG_logo_new.jpg 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'd like to get involved with LDEG or have suggestions for the group, please contact Jacqui Carroll: jacqui.carroll@ipwea.org 



2018 LDEG Forum

Save the Date! Thursday 15 - Friday 16 March, 2018  |  Tauranga

The Land Development Journey - concept to communities

This topical theme will explore the perspectives of all parties involved in the subdivision development process; from consultants, contractors, council (regional and district), legal and developers.
Bringing together experts from all parts of the subdivision process will provide a holistic view, increased understanding and valuable discussions on challenges and opportunities in the future.

To register download, complete and return this registration form.

Accommodation options in Tauranga

Forum Programme

View the LDEG 2018 Forum programme below or download it here.


LDEG Forum Archive

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

The theme in 2017 was: ‘3 Waters – Modern Thinking’. A variety of speakers from the water industry were present. Read more here. 

VIEW the LDEG Forum Highlight Video.

We would like to thank all who attended the 2017 IPWEA NZ Land Development Forum.  We look forward to meeting you all again for another successful Forum in 2018.

A big thank you to our 2017 Forum Sponsors:

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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