Environmental Research

Resource Management

Tipa and Associates leads research projects but also works on sub-contract to CRIs, Universities, Iwi authorities and companies. Topics of interest include:

  • Documenting and restoring significant cultural landscapes
  • Matauranga Maori (traditional knowledge)
  • Developing tools that enable indigenous knowledge to complement environmental science
  • Monitoring – in particular the use of Maori indicators
  • Enhancing and protecting mahika kai

Tipa and Associates has been contracted to assist with:

  • Strategic planning
  • Resource consents, ┬áincluding subdivision consents
  • Cultural Impact Assessments
  • Preparing Cultural Resource Inventories
  • Preparing management plans
  • Preparing restoration plans
  • Environmental planning tasks in general
  • Negotiating mitigation
  • Negotiating relation agreements



  • Fences
  • Raised Gardens
  • Planter Boxes
  • Kennels
  • Pergola