Olivia Whyte

Consultant Planner

P: 03 372 2285
M: 027 755 9423
E: livi@planzconsultants.co.nz

Livi has worked at Planz since November 2018 after completing her Master of Planning degree at the University of Otago. Her thesis investigated if cohousing model could provide a sustainable alternative to conventional housing. Prior to joining the Planz team, Livi undertook a summer research analyst role, engaging with public consultation applications relevant to traffic issues, road changes and housing challenges. During her postgraduate studies, Livi was an academic tutor for Human Geography papers at the University.

Justine Ashley

Justine Ashley


P: 03 372 2284
M: 027 285 9458
E: justine@planzconsultants.co.nz

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Justine has over 15 years experience in resource management planning.  Justine left her position as Senior Regulatory Planner at the Selwyn District Council to join Planit in 2001, and was appointed as a Director in 2008.

Justine specialises in addressing the effects of subdivision and development in rural areas, particularly in relation to effects on landscape values.  She also has an interest in strategic policy planning.

In this regard, Justine was project manager for the work Planit undertook in conjunction with the Selwyn District Council on Plan Change 7, which won the 2012 Best Practice Award: District and Regional Planning and also the Nancy Northcroft Planning Practice Award – the NZPI’s supreme award for excellence in planning practice.