Bob Nixon

Principal Consultant
BA, Dip TP, MNZPI

P: 03 372 2283
M: 021 796 630
E: bob@planzconsultants.co.nz

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Bob has spent 34 years as a practising planner, with nine years in central government, 15 years in local government, and at this practice since 2002. He is familiar with the administrative and political processes involved with planning practice, having spent 10 years taking a leading role in the Christchurch City Plan. Bob has acted for numerous private clients in the preparation of resource consents, and as a Hearings Commissioner (primarily as chair or as sole Commissioner) for many local authorities. He is experienced in matters involving rural and urban planning, plan reviews and changes, designations, heritage, ‘out of zone’ activities, and activities involving the taking of, and discharges to, water and air. Bob is a member of the New Zealand Planning Institute, the RMLA and the Making Good Decisions Advisory Board.