Join us for the Christmas edition of our Contaminated Land Management member networking.

It’s a great opportunity to catch up with your fellow members and to talk with the WasteMINZ team. We’ll provide the food and the drinks!

Our thanks to Tonkin + Taylor for kindly providing our networking venue.


  • Andrew Kalbarczyk, Senior Consents and Compliance Advisor – Contaminated Land (Auckland Council)
    • How Auckland Council regulates and manages contaminated land in the Auckland region
      • Variety is the spice of life: No room for monotony or boredom
      • Consenting by the numbers
      • Common traps for young (and not so young) players
      • Striving for SMARTER, modern consent conditions
      • Consenting and compliance – closing the loop
      • A consenting advisor’s dream…
  • Natalie Webster, Technical Director – Contaminated Land (Pattle Delamore Partners) 
    • Paint the town red: The problem of urban lead
      • The issue of lead contamination in soil around residential houses in New Zealand – is it real or not?
      • Some examples of where we’ve found that lead is an issue around residential properties
      • What the human health guidelines that are currently in use (NES SCSs) cover and don’t cover in terms of exposure
      • The ability for (and perhaps importance of) consultants to do site-specific risk assessments to ensure that an accurate exposure assessment is undertaken and that the applied guidelines are fit for the site
      • How New Zealand stacks up in terms of the assessment of lead risk compared to other regulatory environments

RSVP now! Spaces are limited.