Sweetman Planning Services offers independent planning and policy advice, Resource Management Act, local and central government expertise and training, with a primary focus on the public sector.
Gina Sweetman has over twenty six years of management, planning and policy experience. She is an accredited and experienced RMA Hearings Commissioner (Chair endorsement), one of 20 appointed Development Contribution Commissioners nationwide, and an independent chairperson and facilitator. Gina works throughout New Zealand.
Sweetman Planning Services can:
Provide policy, planning, RMA, LGA, Treaty of Waitangi, Māori planning and wider natural resource expertise
Give expert evidence to council hearings, the Environment Court, and central government committees
Support and mentor people and teams through training and best practice guidance
Lead and manage your project
A strong believer in the planning profession, Gina is a former three term councillor of the New Zealand Planning Institute, former long-term Editor of the Planning Quarterly and a recipient of its Distinguished Services Award.
SPS provides best value service to clients, with an honest and no-nonsense approach. SPS “tells it straight” and allows clients to make informed judgments on the basis of this advice.