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August 21, 2018

Situation vacant: Licensed Cadastral Surveyor

If you're looking for a more relaxed lifestyle and the chance to work on a range of interesting residential development projects, you might just have found your next career move. Leading a team of four, you'll work around the Waikato on urban and rural subdivisions and land development projects incorporating urban design and bespoke client requirements. You'll mentor and guide your team to develop their skills, passing on your expertise, attention to detail, and innovative approach.As a seasoned...

August 8, 2018

Thankyou Letter for Waipa Fun Run Sponsorship

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May 30, 2018

Waipa Fun Run 2018 - 3rd place!

Cogswell Surveys were proud GOLD sponsors again at this years Waipa Fun Run held on Sunday 11th March 2018 at Victoria Square in Cambridge. We had seventeen staff members and family participating in the event as well as a team of four entered in the 5km Team Challenge.  Team Cogswell Surveys placed 3rd overall in the Team category.   We had two of our vehicles and staff being used as pilot vehicles for the event.  Ensuring the runners and walkers of all of the races were kept...

March 11, 2018

Sponsors of Leamington Rugby Sports Club 2018

Cogswell Surveys are proud sponsors of the Leamington Rugby Sports Club.This year we donated prizes for the successful fishing contest held on February 9th and 10th 2018.  The funds raised from the competition will be used to provide new hear and facilities to the club.  $3500 was also raised from the auction and donated to Prostate Cancer....

March 9, 2018

SWAYNE ROAD WEST

This project is currently in the first stage of construction involving the development of the first 46 Lots of a planned 200 Lot development to be completed in three stages. The project is essentially the last stages of the existing Norfolk Downs development which abuts to the South and lies on the Western side of Swayne Road, just South of the Waikato Expressway overbridge. The project will provide a mixture of housing options including residential sections and a medium density development in t...

March 2, 2018

LARGE LOT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

This recent project is the first stage (32 Lots) of a planned Large Lot Residential development (unsewered) off Roto-O-Rangi Road which will eventually provide approximately 165 new sections linking back to Lamb Street to the North. These Lots of 2500m² minimum provide an attractive alternative to normal smaller residential developments and shared cycleways / footpaths will be a feature with tree planting to create a “boulevard” style roading network. Cogswell Surveys have been retained by ...

March 1, 2018

WAIKATO EXPRESSWAY - CAMBRIDGE SECTION

On completion of the Cambridge Section of the Waikato Expressway, HEB Construction engaged Cogswell Surveys to establish Post Construction Settlement Monitoring Pins. These pins were established on roads in areas of fill, both the main expressway alignment and local roads, as well as bridge abutments and bridge columns.  This involved working on the expressway shoulder, with the aid of Traffic Management NZ as per NZTA and HEB’s health & safety requirements of the project....

March 1, 2018

Cogswell Surveys is an approved and registered Local Authority Contractor

Waikato Councils have teamed up with the SHE Software NZ Ltd to develop a new streamlined pre-qualification process.  This ensures Councils are using contractors who operate with effective health and safety management systems and are holding current and relevant insurances.This will help ensure that contractors are working on Council assets and/or supplying services, have effective health and safety management systems to prevent harm to people and the environment or damage to property.Contr...

February 23, 2018

Big prize unclaimed at Pauanui Menz Shed Parachute Drop

The Gods were kind. The Pauanui Airfield was lit by midday sun and caressed by a gentle breeze. At 11am on the 21st January, 5 RNZAF jump instructors parachuted from their plane with smoke canisters attached to their ankles. Not for them a direct route to the ground. They zigzagged across the sky trailing coloured smoke, paths crossing and re-crossing. Their leader, Warrant Officer Lev Leatherland eventually dropped a yellow streamer, with a dart painted on it, from about 40m in to the grid on t...

February 1, 2018

MEDIUM DENSITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Our clients for this project approached Cogswell Surveys in early 2017 for advice prior to the auction of the subject property at 13 Robinson Street as to its development potential. Following consultation with the planning team at Cogswell Surveys the clients proceeded with the purchase of the property and the foundations were laid for an intensive housing development which required a joint land use and subdivision consent. The subsequent purchase of the adjoining property at 11 Robinson Street ...

January 26, 2018

THORNTON PARK - STAGE 3

Thornton Park Stage 3 has 10 lots which also includes a cul-de-sac (Brennan Place) and walking access to the reserve which runs parallel to the Waikato Expressway.Cogswell Surveys have been involved with all areas of the Thornton Park Development, including Stage 3, from gaining subdivision consent to completing engineering design plans, through to Project Management of all aspects of construction....

January 26, 2018

ST KILDA CAMBRIDGE

This project was recently completed and is the single largest project undertaken by Cogswell Surveys. This multi award winning project involved the development of 285 large residential sections, with a Commercial area, retirement village ( BUPA ) and several duplex developments within. This project was undertaken in 5 stages over a number of years and is now the premier subdivision in Cambridge being an eco-friendly development with over 17 km of walkways networking with reserves and wetlands wi...

January 26, 2018

ROSE LEIGH DRIVE EXTENSION

This recent project has seen the first stage of construction completed of 16 Lots and planning for the second and final stage underway. This project consists of a total of 40 residential sections with associated roading and infrastructure including the connection of Rose Leigh Drive to Swayne Road. The project will provide a mixture of housing options with mainly medium size residential sections and a future medium density development in the front. Cogswell Surveys prepared and obtained Resource...

January 26, 2018

STAGE 1 NORFOLK DRIVE EXTENSION TO VICTORIA ROAD

Cogswell Surveys worked with our client and Waipa District Council to design and build the infrastructure necessary to provide the strategic link of Norfolk Drive through to Victoria Road. This project required a close working relationship with Consulting Engineers, the designers contracted by Council to design and build the major intersection which was the interface with our client’s subdivision. The project of 24 Lots in the first stage fronting the new road was completed on time and close t...

January 3, 2018

2017 Property Professional of the Year Award

Cogswell Surveys are delighted that Director Pete McLachlan has won the Rider Levett Bucknall 2017 Property Professional of the Year award at the Waikato Property Awards held in Hamilton.We acknowledge the other finalists in this category and thank The Property Council New Zealand and sponsor Rider Levett Bucknall for this valuable award....

November 15, 2017

Goodwood School

Due to a rising school roll and limited room for carpark expansion, Goodwood School was in desperate need of additional land for car parking. That’s when neighbouring landowner, Andrew Bayliss, proposed sub-dividing his property and gifting this land to the school. Once consent for subdivision was gained Cogswell Surveys provided the following input into the project pro bono. Initial consent meeting with Goodwood School representatives. Project brief for the engineers, Graymatter.&nb...

February 13, 2017

Hautapu School

Cogswell Surveys certified the location of the new Hautapu School Pool after being approached by Matt Douglas of Professional Pools.Matt said "Professional Pools have just completed the construction of the Hautapu School Pool. As the project was subject to a land use consent, the local council required us to be very accurate with the siting of the pool within the school’s grounds. This is where Cogswell Surveys Ltd stepped up to the mark. Within hours of my call boundaries had been located, pl...

February 1, 2017

Cambridge Primary School

Approached by Aaron Guerin of LAD Architecture for a price to produce a site plan for Cambridge Primary School director Pete McLachlan decided that this was a project that Cogswell Surveys would support and came up with a Joint Venture proposal with LAD Architecture to complete the work for the school pro bono.The work included a detailed topographical survey of the site which included locating all buildings and features. This information was then provided to LAD Architecture who completed the b...

December 1, 2016

Avantidrome

Cogswell Surveys has recently completed an as built survey of the cycle track at the Avantidrome in Cambridge. Approached initially by Craig Palmer of BikeNZ for a quote, the directors of Cogswell Surveys decided to complete the task pro bono as part of their on-going contribution to the Cambridge community. Due to high use of the facility the survey was carried out late at night over a 3 hour period.Using our state of the art Robotic Total Station the survey was completed accurately and efficie...

November 1, 2016

Alistair Bond 2016 Rio Olympics

Our graduate surveyor, Alistair Bond, was recently featured in the NZIS magazine Surveying + Spatial. After winning two gold medals at the World Cup and finishing fifth in the Lightweight Men's Four at Rio, Alistair is now home and enjoying sharing his experiences in Rio and at the World Cup....

September 1, 2016

ST KILDA, CAMBRIDGE – COMPLETION OF AN AWARD WINNING DEVELOPMENT

This development is the brainchild of the Father and Son partnership of Mike and Matt Smith and their Development Company Grantchester Farm Ltd. The parent property was operated as a small dairy operation and was dissected by the Waikato Expressway, leaving a portion within the Cambridge Town boundary and the larger balance of the property of approximately 80 ha on the Eastern side of the Expressway, left in the Rural Zone. Following a lengthy consultation period with Council and surrounding lan...

February 1, 2016

Waipa Business Awards 2015

Cogswell Surveys are delighted to have won the Excellence in Business Award - Medium Business at a gala function held at Mystery Creek on Friday 31st July. This follows months of preparation by the team writing and collating data for the entry to be included in the judging process. We acknowledge the other finalists in this category and thank the University of Waikato Management School for their comments and input into this valuable business award. ...

August 3, 2015

2014 New Zealand Institute of Surveyors Silver Award of Excellence

Cogswell Surveys won the 2014 New Zealand Institute of Surveyors Silver Award of Excellence with the Cable Undergrounding Project at St Kilda. The Gold Level winner was Surveying for SCIRT, Christchurch – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team. Our directors, Phil Cogswell and Pete McLachlan along with St Kilda Cambridge director Matt Smith, were at the ceremony to receive the award. ...

June 10, 2015

2014 NZ Property Council Industry Award

St Kilda in association with Cogswell Surveys and BECA won the 'Urban Land Development Property Award’ at the New Zealand Property Awards 2014 receiving an achievement of ‘Excellence’. A black tie function was held at the Wynyard Events Centre in Auckland with an attendance of 1,100 people. This prestigious award is a great recognition of the unique vision and amazing amount of work that has gone into creating the beautiful St Kilda Cambridge sub division....

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