Showcase of Work



A Real Success

Howick Village was in serious decline before becoming a BID. The idea of paying extra rates to fund a Business Association was anathema to businesspeople who believed they contributed the most rates in their city so paying more was abhorrent.

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Exceptional Achievement

A 1999 survey identified a decline in Takapuna of foot traffic between 25-35% over the previous year. There were also a large number of vacant commercial spaces with $2 and sex shops tenanting what had previously been top quality street locations.


Greymouth / Mawhera

Major Redevelopment Project

Greymouth CBD Redevelopment Plan was to build on a previous plan, getting down to specifics on improving the local economy, finding a core of the CBD, and bringing an overall vision and method of implementation to achieve sustainable outcomes.