At Barr and Harris Surveyors we are devoted to providing our clients with a professional product. Our aim is to truly serve our clients interests.

What can we do for you?

Land Development

Small scale residential subdivisions
Multi lot residential subdivisions
Industrial and Commercial subdivisions
Rural residential subdivisions
Large scale rural subdivisions
Retirement villages

Resource Management Planning

Land use consents
Subdivision consents
Pre-consent consultation process
Zoning changes/District Plan submissions
Development planning issues
Planning hearings

Land Surveying

Urban and rural subdivision
Boundary redefinition surveys
Boundary adjustments
Topographical surveys
Building and construction set out
Height to boundary surveys and certification
Floor level and building location surveys and certification
Feasibility and site surveys
Easement and land covenant surveys
Unit title subdivision
Cross lease subdivision

Civil Engineering

Subdivision infrastructure
Wastewater and stormwater reticulation
Water supply
Road design and testing
Contract administration and supervision
Stormwater attenuation
Driveway design
Building compliance

Key Personnel

Gavin Harris

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Mike Bellamy

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David Erb

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Pam Froger

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Where do I start?

Land or building development project requirements vary hugely dependent on a wide range of factors. At Barr and Harris Surveyors we are happy to give initial advice and provide an outline of likely requirements and costs for your specific project free of charge. Read more about the full process or please feel free to contact our friendly team to discuss your project, we’d be happy to offer our assistance.

Useful Links

We are happy to offer advice for your next project, thats why we have included an extensive range of resources on our website.

Affiliated Organisations

Survey and Spatial New Zealand:
Land Information New Zealand:
Engineering New Zealand:

District Councils

Matamata-Piako District Council:
South Waikato District Council:
Hauraki District Council:
Western Bay of Plenty District Council:
Tauranga City Council:
Thames Coromandel District Council:
Waipa District Council:

Regional Councils

Waikato Regional Council:
Bay of Plenty Regional Council:


University of Otago Surveying Department (Bachelor):
Toi-Ohomai Tauranga (Diploma):
Connexis Infrastructure Training:


Quality Planning:
New Zealand Planning Institute:
Ministry for the Environment:
Resource Management Law Association: