Success Stories

Monitoring and Restoring, Te Waihū o te Tohorā, with Mangatawa-Pāpāmoa Blocks

Together, we jumped in and waded through the waters to determine the health of the awa, Te Waihū o te Tohorā and improve it for generations to come. Mangatawa-Pāpāmoa Blocks and Enspire are working together to assess the health of Te Waihū o te Tohorā. In March of 2023, we gathered to share our knowledge, … Read more

Freshwater Environmental DNA Sampling

Genetic clues left behind by the organisms that swim through, splash in, and make their homes in streams, rivers, and lakes. Last month, our freshwater Ecologist, Nicola Pyper, went out to assess an underground stream, searching for any signs of aquatic life within the caves! Enspire were asked to assist with a large-scale project that … Read more

Selwyn Street Apartments

A 30-year dream to develop multi-level apartments, overlooking the Tauranga Harbour. While executing other commercial developments, Mr Taylor committed to a personal project on a section he owned for 30-years. Enspire was engaged to assist with the original design phase involving collaboration with the designer over the opportunities and challenges of the city plan and … Read more

Klondyke Pond Proposal

Our client, Rangitata Diversion Race Management Limited, set out to future proof its business in response to a changing environment and a need to seek future focused water management solutions for Canterbury. RDRML engaged Enspire to undertake resource consent scoping and risk assessments for a variety of water storage designs, including a range of sizes … Read more

Improving Tauranga’s Road Networks

Vibrant city growth doesn’t occur without its challenges. Enspire provided an independent planning evaluation of various resource management authorisation risks faced by three potential improvements to Turret Road. The assessment was presented to elected members and informed their decision making. Improving Tauranga’s transport network is essential for the continued functioning of Tauranga, and to the … Read more

Manawatu Catchment Management Plan

Strategic freshwater management across the Manawatu-Wanganui region. In order to fulfil its obligations under the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management, Horizons Regional Council (‘HRC’) is undertaking a programme of collaborative freshwater planning across the region. In doing so, the Council intends to work with the community to develop seven catchment plans to maintain and … Read more

Ngāti Tūwharetoa Geothermal Assets

Assisting Ngāti Tūwharetoa Geothermal Asset’s operating potential of their geothermal fields and renewable electricity supply. Nestled beneath Putauaki the Kawerau geothermal system is the largest direct heat use site of geothermal steam in the world. In this respect, Ngāti Tūwharetoa Geothermal Assets (‘NTGA’) supplies renewable electricity for Kawerau’s industrial customers from this important geothermal system. … Read more

Puketoi Wind Farm

Generating renewable and ‘kiwi-made’ electricity. Enspire was engaged to prepare an Assessment of Environmental Effects (‘AEE’) in support of Mighty River Power’s (now Mercury Energy Limited) resource consent application for the construction, operation and maintenance of a wind farm 40km South of Dannevirke. The application involved 2 interconnected elements – the wind farm, consisting of … Read more

Crude Shipping Project

CRUDE SHIPPING PROJECT Balancing the expectations of expansion for New Zealand’s only refiner of oil products in an area of significant environmental factors. Refining NZ sought to increase the amount of crude oil entering the refinery by deepening the shipping channel and effectively widening the passage for fully laden suzemac ships. Increasing the capacity of

Tauranga Waterfront Redevelopment

TAURANGA WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT Creating an inviting recreational precent, connecting downtown Tauranga and Tauranga Harbour. The redevelopment area started along the shore from Tauranga Harbour Bridge extending to the Matapihi Rail Bridge and inland from The Strand in the west, to the harbour in the east. This area includes a rail corridor that is, since its