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Working together with farmers & growers

Allegrow are experienced environmental consultants who work on a range of farms and orchards throughout the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne regions. We pride ourselves on not only being experts in our field but we are also farmers and growers ourselves. With a wide range of backgrounds including dairy, dry stock and kiwifruit and we provide a down to earth, no nonsense approach to environmental consultancy.

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Dairy Farmers

Helping dairy farmers to meet environmental requirements through resource consent applications and farm plans.

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Dry Stock Farmers

Assisting dry stock farmers with environmental requirements such as resource consents for water and nutrient use.

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Working with orchardists, nurseries and growers to apply to take water to protect crops using irrigation, frost protection and spraying.

How we can help

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Surface Water Consents

Resource consents to take and use surface water.

Process for Resource Consents

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Ground Water Consents

Resource consents to take and use groundwater, including geothermal groundwater.

Process for Bore Pump Testing

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Aquifer / Pump Testing

Finding out how much groundwater can be taken from a well, and what effects pumping will have on the aquifer and neighbours.

Process for Bore Pump Testing

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Farm Environment Plan

An FEP is tailored to each property and will identify risk areas on-farm and how landowners will manage and reduce these contaminants within a specific timeframe.

Process for Farm Environment Plans

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Overseer Nutrient Budgets

Helping farmers and growers to improve nutrient use on farms, delivering better environmental outcomes and better farm profitability.

Process for Farm Environment Plans

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Effluent Consents

Resource consents to discharge effluent for existing or new diary farms.

Process for Resource Consents

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OSET Consents

Resource consents for on-site effluent treatment.

Process for Resource Consents

Intergrated Farm Planning Programme

Seminars & Focus Groups | Whakatāne and Ōpōtiki

Allegrow have partnered with MPI to offer on-the-ground support for farmers and growers to navigate the requirements around biosecurity, climate, water, and the environment.

Our Team

Lilian Harley (Sherman) environmental consultant

Lilian Harley

(BTech, CMEngNZ, CNMA)

Director | Environmental Consultant

Jan Spooner

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Business Administrator

Mel Brown

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Project Coordinator

Sue Clark Environmental Consultant

Sue Clark

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Environmental Consultant

Jessica Hunter Environmental Consultant

Jessica Hunter

(NZCFor, DipBusSt, DipEnvTech)

Environmental Consultant

Natalia Zefferino Environmental Consultant

Natalia Zefferino


Environmental Consultant