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Advisory group

The New Zealand Urban Design Protocol has been prepared by the Ministry for the Environment in conjunction with the Urban Design Advisory Group.

Urban Design Advisory Group

  • Penny Pirrit, Manager Environmental Planning, Auckland City Council
  • Robert Tongue, City Architect, Dunedin City Council
  • Patrick Fontein, Principal, Kensington Properties and President of the Auckland Branch of the Property Council of New Zealand
  • John Sinclair, Consultant, Architectus
  • Chris McDonald, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University School of Architecture
  • Ernst Zollner, formerly Lecturer, University of Auckland Department of Planning, now Chief Adviser, Strategic and Economic Development, Wellington City Council
  • Doug Leighton, Principal, Boffa Miskell
  • Kaaren Goodall, Executive Director, Committee for Auckland
  • David Fox, Managing Director, Fox and Associates
  • Simon Whiteley, Policy and Strategy Manager, Land Transport New Zealand
  • John Tocker, formerly Development Planning Manager, Housing New Zealand, now Principal, David Jerram Architects
  • Alison Dalziel, formerly Adviser, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and Chair of the Sustainable Cities Senior Officials Group

Ministry for the Environment

  • Lindsay Gow, Deputy Chief Executive and Chair of the Urban Design Advisory Group
  • Luke Troy, Senior Adviser
  • Yvonne Weeber, Senior Adviser
  • Frances Lane Brooker, Senior Adviser
  • Erica Sefton, Senior Adviser