Hill Young Cooper is a consulting firm providing planning, resource management, public policy, strategy and governance services.

Current projects

HYC along with RMG are assisting Nelson City and Tasman District prepare a Future Development Strategy under the National Policy Statement on Urban Development.

Mark St Clair continues with his role as Chair of the Hearing Panel for Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Proposed Natural Resources Plan for the Wellington Region. >

Reflections on Crater Hill and Okura

The recent Environment Court decisions on Crater Hill - Ngā Kapua Kohuora and Okura have reinforced the importance of strongly worded objectives and policies in plans driving decisions on how resources are to be sustainably managed. >


Hill Young Cooper is a New Zealand-owned resource management and planning consultancy with offices in central Auckland and Wellington. While we are primarily looking for an astute planner to be part of our Wellington-based team, suitable candidates for the Auckland-based office will also be considered. >