What we can do for you


We have been doing this a while:

A range of farm environmental management advice including environmental assessments and recommendations, environmental actions, future proofing your irrigation take, running water programs, water quality improvement, effluent management plans, consent preparation or permitted activity requirements, working with neighbours.

Advising on and preparing resource consent applications with expertise in a wide range of consent matters, particularly the Otago Regional Council’s Water Plan, and District Plans.

Extensive experience in assisting with the formation, development and operation of water management groups or catchment groups and irrigation schemes. We offer tailored advice on the type of group structure and entity that may suit your catchment or scheme.

Advice on the implications of proposed changes to Regional Plans, policies or legislation such as Water Conservation Orders. We keep up to date with all policy development and regulations which may impact on our clients.

We utilise our understanding of the rules and science around water quality and the practical implications of farm management practices to develop a water quality programme that is tailored to your needs and focused on effective outcomes.

Facilitating a wide range of processes including establishment and management of catchment and water management groups, low flow rationing amongst water users, and guiding groups to effectively manage water.

Other capacities include running workshops, public meetings, field-days, consultation processes, negotiating with affected parties and agencies, negotiating with affected landowners.

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McKeague Consultancy Limited