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Courtney Bennett

Environmental Planner- Policy

I tipu au i raro i a Maungarei 

Ki te tahataha o Te Wai o Tāiki  

Nō Ingarangi me Kōtirana ōku tīpuna 

Nō Tāmaki Makaurau ahau 

Courtney holds a Bachelor of Planning (hons), Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts, and Master of Science (dist). 

Courtney and her Kete Planning consultancy have become a hugely valuable asset to te Taiao. Among other things, Courtney is in charge of te Taiao contributions to the district and regional environmental policy and processes. She coordinates our involvement in resource management legislative reform, drafts internal resource management strategies and processes, and plans support for our treaty-based involvement in large-scale environmental projects. 

If you have any questions regarding the Te Kawa o Te Taiao or our involvement in the the Gore District Plan, Courtney is the person to contact.


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