At Allegrow, we are experienced environmental consultants who work on a range of farms, orchards and other businesses throughout the Bay of Plenty and Gisborne regions. We are 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, drystock and kiwifruit and we provide a down to earth no nonsense approach to environmental consultancy.
For general enquires and quotes contact Lilian.
Lilian hails from sheep and beef country in the back blocks of Matawai but has migrated to the warmer climes of Opotiki.
Lilian has over five years experience as an environmental consultant, specialising in resource consent applications, particularly for water. Lilian previously worked for Fonterra in a number of roles including providing technical support for resource consent applications, wastewater treatment and wastewater irrigation.
Lilian also has experience in catchment projects, farm environmental planning and is a fully qualified user of OverseerFM and a certified nutrient management adviser.
Taylah was raised on a dairy farm in rural Opotiki and after some years away has returned to the region to raise her family, where she enjoys what the outdoors and coastal lifestyle have to offer.
After a stint in the Royal New Zealand Navy, Taylah began her career in Auckland as a legal trust accountant before returning to the Eastern Bay of Plenty to work in the agricultural and horticultural sectors, with a focus on accounting and human resource practices.
Prior to joining the team at Allegrow in November 2020, Taylah spent 3 years at OPAC working in accounts and human resources and brings knowledge in these fields to her role as Allegrow’s Business Administrator.
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Tania has been involved in the primary industries from a young age. Tania and her husband currently live on a dairy farm and are in the process of developing a kiwifruit block in Opotiki.
Tania has a Chemical and Process Engineering degree from the University of Canterbury and previously worked at the Whakatane Mill for 3 years as a Technical Engineer. With a background in dairy farming and kiwifruit a passion for environmental sustainability she joined the team at Allegrow in May 2019.
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Sue was born in Whakatane and has spent most of her time living in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. She enjoys the many outdoor opportunities it has to offer.
Sue previously worked at the Bay of Plenty Regional Council for seven years. This included time in the Consents Department so she brings consents processing knowledge to her Environmental Consultant role. During her time at the Regional Council she also helped administer the Environmental Enhancement Fund and the Ballance Farm Environment Awards, giving her more of an understanding of the rural sector and environmental sustainability in the region.
Kathy and her husband own a small lifestyle block orchard near Katikati.
Kathy has over 30 years’ experience working in a variety of roles at the Waihi Gold Mine. She brings her environmental and resource consenting knowledge to Allegrow and has a particular interest in water, soil, biodiversity and sustainability.
With her Masters Degree in Horticultural Science, Kathy is happy to be working in the agricultural and horticultural sectors.