We can assist you to create an attractive and functional outdoor space that enhances the well-being of your customers, your staff, and your brand. Shaping the natural and built environment in a sensitive way can provide long-lasting value to your physical setting.


Landscape architecture services

  • Planning and design
  • Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Project management through every stage of the planning, design, and construction process
  • Liaising with architects and other professionals
  • Application and management of consent processes
  • Manage and meet project budgets


How we can add value to your project

We design high performing, sustainable landscapes that meet consent requirements, fit project budgets, delight customers, and become valuable business assets.

We can beautify your commercial frontage, design a large outdoors space for staff or customers, and create functional spaces that contribute to your visual brand.

We have worked with businesses, private clients, central government, and local government to create spaces that work for their customers.

Our project planning expertise includes project definition and scope, procurement, works and scope management, onsite supervision, change and relocation management, and project release. There’s more to a project than drafting a plan. Our team understands a client’s desired outcomes and, with our technical knowledge, we can faciliate a successful project from start to finish.


Landscape Architecture Team

The Landscape Architecture Team provides services in master planning, landscape detailing, and project management. 

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Professional Services Team Leader

Belinda leads Nelmac Professional Services, providing project management, reporting and tender support along with customer, community and commercial board liaison. She has a cross disciplinary background with a particular interest in public space design, ecological and engineering based projects. After graduating in 1991, Belinda began her career with Wellington City Council. Projects that Belinda is particularly proud of include Wellington’s Civic Square development, Otari Native Botanic Garden redevelopment, Wellington Botanic Garden Redevelopment and Oakwood’s Village redevelopment in Richmond


Senior Landscape Architect - Registered

Lance has worked throughout Canterbury and the top of the South Island since 2004. He has experience with master planning, concept design, landscape and visual assessments, construction detailing and contract documentation, design for engineering and ecological projects. With Nelmac, Lance works on a range of projects including residential gardens, subdivision developments, urban spaces, public reserves and playgrounds. His more recent projects include The Suter Art Gallery (Te Aratoi O Whakatῡ) renovation, Rutherford Park redevelopment, Manuka Street Hospital Assessment of Landscape and Visual Effects and Bythell Place Urban Design. Lance is an NZILA Registered Landscape Architect and is currently Secretary of the NZILA.

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Senior Landscape Architect
(BLA Hons)

Sharyn has been a landscape architect since 1998 including a five-year turn in New York. She returned to New Zealand, spending nine years with Opus NZ in Christchurch, undertaking numerous large scale projects for local authorities such as NZTA roading projects, schools, Council playgrounds, park designs, restoration plans and waterway enhancement. She also completed numerous reserve management plans for Selwyn District Council and urban design projects like the Hanmer Springs Main Street Redevelopment. Sharyn has a passion for all things sustainable.

The team went well beyond what was asked of them with friendly professionalism at all times. We couldn’t have asked for more and would recommend Nelmac services for a professional, all-inclusive project completed on time and with good service.
— Port Hills Villa owners