Tony is the owner of r+m and has 20 years’ experience as a landscape architect. He has designed streetscapes, city plazas, subdivisions, campuses, reserves and residential sites for private clients, government departments, and regional and district councils throughout New Zealand.
Tony undertakes visual impact and landscape assessments and presents expert evidence at council hearings, in the Environment Court and the Board of Enquiry. He has been a tutor and examiner at Lincoln University’s School of Landscape Architecture for the past 15 years and has taught in Singapore.
Moves: by Ford Mondeo wagon, Mizuno running shoes and Salomon trail shoes
Drinks: Two Thumb NZ Pale Ale, Panhead ‘Supercharger’, Macs ‘Hop Rocker’ and Three Boys Oyster Stout
Plays: basketball, lawn bowls, cricket and golf
Favourite space in Christchurch: the deck of Harlequin Public House, tracks of Bottle Lake Forest, the Port Hills, and the courtyard designed by Sir Miles Warren that he looks onto from his desk
Supports: most things
Listens to: good advice and good stories, or not so good ones told well. An eclectic mix of music, the National Programme, Trackside and, obviously, Rebecca and their children
Reads: The Press on a daily basis, and, when he can, biographies and novels
Gets his coffee at: The Villas on Montreal Street
Wishes: for a plentiful vegetable garden