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

Current projects

Projects over August 2017 to November 2017 include:

David Mead presented evidence to the East West Link Board of Inquiry questioning aspects of the impact of the East-West Link on Onehunga.

Charlie Hopkins and the Wellington office have been assisting Manawatu Wanganui Regional Council with the processing of resource consents.

Coreen Adamson is helping Thames District Council with the review of their infrastructure strategy.


The introduction of 30‑year Infrastructure Strategies added a new dimension to long‑term asset planning in local government. In 2015 councils consulted on and completed their first Infrastructure Strategies.

Recent reviews by the Office of the Auditor General and Audit New Zealand have provided direction on what could be improved in future strategies. For example, signalling a need for councils to: ........ >

Senior Resource Management Planning Consultant

Hill Young Cooper is a New Zealand-owned resource management and planning consultancy with offices in central Auckland and Wellington. We are currently looking for an astute planner to be part of our Auckland-based team. >