We are a passionate bunch with a wide range of professional and personal interests, abilities, and connections.

Add all this to our combined experience, and we are confident

WE CAN SOLVE YOUR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ISSUES.

 
 

Greg Carlyon

Managing director

 practice leader - planning

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Peter Taylor

Practice leader -

Catchment ManagemenT

 Dr Fleur Maseyk

Practice leader - conservation science

Charlie Hopkins

Principal Planner -

Resource Management

Kate McArthur

Practice Leader -

Water

Dr Marie Doole

(nee Brown)

Practice leader - 

Policy

Maree

Office Manager

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  contact peter on:

p. 022 152 9434

e. peter@thecatalystgroup.co.nz

Peter Taylor  |  Catchment ManagemenT

Peter has spent 40+ years in various central and local government, and non-government roles, and has developed a wealth of experience and knowledge in sustainable land and water management. Peter is a natural solution finder, who now spreads his time equally between farmers, councils and sector organisations to lift the rural sector’s environmental performance.

Peter is a dedicated family man who enjoys the outdoors whether fishing, hunting, or kayaking.

Following several years of farm work and time with Volunteer Service Abroad, Peter spent 34 years with the former New Zealand Wildlife Service and Fish & Game New Zealand. He was then the manager of Horizon Regional Council’s Rural Advice Team for 6 years, before joining The Catalyst Group in 2015.

Peter's areas of expertise include:

  • Farm environment risk assessment:

    • Farm Environment Plan (FEP) preparation

    • Overseer and nutrient budgets

    • Erosion and critical source area identification and management

    • Habitat restoration and development

  • Council/rural sector group advice:

    • Strategic review of existing FEP programmes and policies

    • Development and roll-out of new FEP programmes

    • FEP auditing

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