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Site Investigation & Technical Services
GIS Mapping & Factual Reporting
Land Design & Project Management

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Site Investigation, mapping, factual reporting


We offer the following Technical Services:

  • Site Investigation 

  • Hand Auger, Scala and Test Pit Logging

  • Borehole & Test Pit Logging

  • Trial Holes

  • Specialist Sampling and Testing

  • Geomorphological, Geological & Geotechnical Mapping with GIS software

  • Accurate Geo Surveying with RTK/GNSS

  • Cross Sections

  • Factual Ground Condition Reports

  • Soakage and Permeability testing

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Domestic Landscape Design

  • Landscape & Planting Plans

  • Caveat & Consent Compliance Designs

  • Retaining & Hard Landscaping Design Specialists

Commercial/Public Spaces Design

  • Desktop & Feasibility Studies

  • Site Design & Layout 

  • Preliminary & Detailed Design

  • Construction Detailing 

  • Planting Plans 

  • Consent Drawings



  • Secondment of staff for specific roles on larger projects

  • Concept-to-construction management expertise

  • Experienced in-house project managers utilizing the latest Project Management practices and tools

  • Project Director services available for large infrastructure projects

  • Landform Projects: Built on relationships, stability, and integrity

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Comprehensive Investigation, Responsive Design, Informed Project Management



In 2018, Landform Projects Ltd emerged with a clear vision: to establish a Land Engineering, Landscape Architecture, and Design Consultancy that embraces a holistic, multi-disciplinary, and collaborative approach to land investigation, engineering, landscape architecture, and site design.

Drawing from more than 25 years of expertise in landscape architecture and land engineering, we stand ready to assist you across every phase of your Land Development Project. From comprehensive site investigation and factual reporting to innovative landscape design, efficient land engineering, and seamless project management, we've got you covered.


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Richard Wise

Technical Director                         BLA, NZCE (civil)

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Richard Wise, the visionary behind Landform Projects Limited since its establishment in 2018. With his well established reputation and experience in site investigation, Landscape Architecture, Geotechnical Engineering & geology disciplines, Richard is able to apply this multidisciplinary approach to all land development projects.


His professional journey includes notable roles such as Contracts Manager at McMillan Drilling, Operations Manager at Texco Drilling, and Technical Manager and subsidiary shareholder at Geotech Consulting Technical Ltd.

Richard has a passion for inspiring & educating the next generation both through employing young graduates and in his role as part-time lecturer at Te Pūkenga (Ara - Christchurch).

"From the Preliminary Site Investigation, all the way to Feasibility and Professional Design, and finally to the successful completion of the Construction phase, my primary focus is to consistently add value to the project"

Greg Gummer

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Business Director                               BEngCivil(hons), PMP

Greg Gummer, the Business Manager and Director at Landform Projects. Greg's professional journey began as a Geotechnical Engineer at Soils and Foundations Ltd, paving the way for his extensive experience on medium to large scale projects across various countries. Throughout his career, Greg has excelled in roles as both Engineer and Project Manager, showcasing his versatility and expertise.

At Landform Projects, Greg takes on a pivotal role in spearheading the company's expansion. His responsibilities encompass a wide range of areas, including recruitment, training, marketing, systems development, and client management. With a rich background in Geotechnical Engineering and Project Management (PMP certified), Greg's diverse skill set enhances our ability to serve our clients effectively and comprehensively. 

Greg is proud to currently be working on a large Windfarm Development in NZ as the Project Director (seconded, 70%).



At Landform Projects Ltd. we pride ourselves on gathering high quality & relevant site data to inform the project design and consent.

Factual data, conclusions, and designs must be communicated clearly through readable plans, logs, details, maps, and factual reports to ensure all parties involved in the project are fully . 

With our relentless attention to detail and strong background in landscape design, geo-engineering drafting and presentation graphics, Landform Projects Ltd is able to provide high quality, detailed, relevant and informative deliverables on every project. The recent addition of accurate GPS combined with GIS mapping and spatial data analysis tools lets us take site-mapping to that next level of accuracy and presentation. 

If you have any questions about any of the projects below, or similar project requirements, or any other investigation, design or project management questions please do not hesitate to call Richard Wise (027 2212987) or Greg Gummer (021 738 955).




43 Gerald Street, 

Lincoln, 7608.

Tel: (+64) 027 221 2987

Work with us!

To apply for a job with Landform Projects Ltd, please send a cover letter together with your CV to

To discuss any project or to get a quote, phone Richard on 027 221 2987 or Greg on 021 738 995

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