MA (Hons), LLB, Consultant
Andrew Young
Andrew advises the Councils in relation to relevant legislation including the Local Government Act.  He is a true specialist in this area, with knowledge and experience matched by a real interest in the work involved. 

For more than 40 years Andrew has advised local and regional government and entities responsible for public infrastructure.
Wynn Williams (Christchurch)
Level 5, Wynn Williams House,
47 Hereford Street,
Christchurch 8013,
New Zealand.


Recent Projects

  • Advising, representing and negotiating in resource management issues.
  • Council-controlled trading organisations.
  • Disputes between public sector agencies.
  • Formulation, drafting and testing environmental plans.
  • Governance.
  • Probity.
  • Public Works Act issues.
  • Rating issues.
  • Reserves Act issues.

Recent Articles


Local Body Rates - Has The Ratepayer Any Say?

In this article, Andrew Young discusses recent events in the Auckland region that have highlighted local
body rates and raised the question what can be done by a ratepayer to object to the rates levied. The
discussion and publicity around the issue has singularly lacked in any consideration of the rating process or
any constructive suggestions as to how the public can have a say.

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  • Past President of the NZ Alpine Plant Garden Society Inc
  • Past President Canterbury Rhododendron Society

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Wynn Williams Christchurch
Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
Wynn Williams Auckland
Level 11, AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
+64 9 300 2600
+64 9 300 2609

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