Rural Design offers land-use advisory, ecological advice, resource planning and landscape architectural services and a full plant supply and landscape implementation service specialising in property design and large scale re-vegetation projects.

Rural Design 1984 Limited is a company rich in history and operates from a family farm unit promoting sustainable land management. The farm provides a sustainable land model which offers farm stays, on-farm nursery production, concert events, orchard production, agricultural production, land-use seminars with potential diversification into a number of new ventures.

We offer a wide variety of services from

• land-use advisory, 
• ecological advice, 
• resource planning
• landscape architectural services
• Native Plant supply from our on farm nursery.
• Planting service - specialising in property design and large scale re-vegetation projects.

Whether you’re looking to develop a subdivision, farm plans, landscaping, or just confused on where to get started, Rural Designs has everything you need and more.

We promote integrated land and catchment management through appropriate design, with proven formulas and processes for success.

From application processing, land use planning, land preparation, landscape design, project management, and design implementation, we can do everything. Our years of expertise, an army of experts and vast inventory of Eco-sourced plants means we can be there to help you from start to finish. 

No need to shop around for contractors for every specific need or find contractors that would work well together. Our services complement each other to form a system that provides efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions for our clients.

Learn more about our services and what we can do by checking our projects or contact us and let us know how we can help you with your property.

Resource & landuse consent 

Resource & landuse consent 


Landscape Architectural Design

Landscape Architectural Design


Orchard, Farm Forestry


Wetland & Riparian


Ecological Assessments



Planting and Landscape Work

Planting & Landscape Work

Urban & Rural Landscape Implementation Services


Wholesale Plant Supply

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now”
— Anonymous