Karyn Sands

Karyn Sands

Senior Planning Consultant

  • BSc
  • M.R.P.
  • Full Member New Zealand Planning Institute

Karyn is a senior consultant with a breadth of experience across a wide variety of both urban and rural environments in the public (district and regional) and private sectors across the North Island. She has both science and planning qualifications, which, together with over a decade of experience, ensures added value to any development project.

Karyn has extensive experience in preparing Assessments of Environmental Effects assessments, auditing applications for resource consent, consultation, iwi liaison and rural and urban resource management issues. She has been involved in residential and commercial development, development of community infrastructure including schools and wastewater plants, work on industrial and trade sites and site audits with high contaminate risk as well as rural developments including change of use, rural, rural residential and coastal developments.

Additionally she has significant subdivision and development experience including bush lot developments, transferable development rights and urban subdivision proposals. This work has included project management of the planning and consent process from the feasibility/concept stage to the point of obtaining Titles and included working in multidisciplinary design teams to facilitate and co-ordinate development outcomes.

Karyn has a diverse range of skills and has a good handle on the many facets of the development process. She has pragmatism and a comprehensive understanding of the broader processes giving her the ability to maintain a strategic vision while maintaining attention to detail.

Throughout her career Karyn has provided professional planning and project management services in a wide range of areas and for a variety of clients and is capable of working alongside other consultants and architects, landowners and Councils to achieve the best design outcome, and smooth the way through the resource consent process.

For more information, please contact Karyn on (09) 377 4046 or email karyn@rms.co.nz 

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