INSIGHTS

Meet the team: Nicola Pyper

Originally from London, I moved to New Zealand as a child, and the change in environment as a young person had a huge impact on me. I grew up making the most of everything the natural environment of New Zealand has to offer, and made the easy decision to make this passion into a career. … Read more

Meet the team: George Sariak

I am from a small market town in the Wye Valley of the Welsh Borders. Since 2018, I embraced my inner hermit moving regularly between Wales and London before bigger adventures to Aotearoa, Australia and Scotland. Reconciling my love for both the natural and built environment made the decision to return to Aotearoa an easy … Read more

Meet the team: Kristal Shaw

For the last decade I have worked in administration throughout Aotearoa, before calling Tauranga home. In January 2020 I took up a paddle and joined the Enspire waka as Administration Support. Since then I haven’t looked back, taking on new challenges and extending myself to support the team to bring the best quality services to … Read more

Meet the team: Shannen Bagge

Shannen commenced with Ryder Consulting Limited (the predecessor organisation to Enspire) in 2015, as a fresh-faced graduate with little business experience but a lot of knowledge that she wished to share and apply. The fact that she has been appointed to a General Management role five years later is a testament to her hard work … 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