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Jesse Aimer

LLB (Hons), BSc, Solicitor

Jesse is a solicitor in the Resource Management and Environmental Law Team. He joined the firm in February 2019 having graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Science majoring in geography.

Whilst at University Jesse was awarded the Neville Marquet Prize in Resource Management and Environmental Law and the University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Law. 

Jesse assists with the provision of advice in relation to both district and regional resource management matters, including planning, resource consent applications, and resource management related due diligence for commercial properties.

Recent Projects

  • Part of the legal team providing coastal and freshwater planning advice to local authorities.

  • Advising on notification and decision-making requirements for local authorities when processing resource consent applications.

  • Part of the legal team advising on the development and review of bylaws.

  • Carrying out environmental due diligence in respect of residential and commercial properties throughout New Zealand.

Recent Articles


No longer sustainable? A new direction for New Zealand’s resource management system

In a report released Wednesday 29 July, the Resource Management Review Panel (Panel) recommended major changes to New Zealand’s resource management system.

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COVID-19: Consultation timeframes extended for Government policy documents

The Ministry for the Environment has extended the consultation timeframes for the proposed National Environmental Standards for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres and proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality. In addition, the Ministry of Transport has extended the consultation timeframe for the draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport.

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Keeping New Zealand moving – draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport

The Government is seeking feedback on the draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport for 2021/22 – 2030/31 (GPS 2021). The GPS 2021 aims to provide direction to those who are planning, assessing and making decisions on investment of the National Land Transport Fund (Fund) over the next 10 years.

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The beginning of a new era for Christchurch? Amendments to the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016

Nine years on from the devastating earthquake of February 2011, the Government has heralded a movement to a new era of regeneration for Christchurch through the introduction of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Amendment Bill (Bill) to Parliament.

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A breath of fresh air – Government proposes amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality

The Government announced on Wednesday 26 February that it is consulting on proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality (NESAQ). The NESAQ is the primary mechanism for regulating air quality at a national level, with standards covering particulate matter and other pollutants.

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Plan making post King Salmon: the approach is clearer, not necessarily easier

In a recent High Court decision Auckland Council v Cabra Rural Developments Ltd [2019] NZHC 1892, the Court provided guidance on a range of fundamental issues in plan making. This note outlines the Environment Court and High Court decisions and sets out three key takeaways that anyone involved in plan-making processes should bear in mind.

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Sustainable growth: Government announces protections for highly productive land

The Government has recently announced a proposal to protect highly productive land and ensure it is maintained for future primary production through the introduction of a proposed National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land.

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Review with caution: trade competitors and judicial review under the Resource Management Act 1991

A recent High Court decision demonstrates the difficulties faced by trade competitors, with ulterior commercial motives, challenging decisions made under the Resource Management Act 1991 (Act).

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