Meet our team

Paul Turner
Paul TurnerPrincipal
Paul is Landlink’s Managing Principal and a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor.

With over 30 years experience in land development, Paul has worked with investors, corporations, local and regional authorities, developers and private landowners. Paul is passionate about our clients’ visions and intent on supporting Kapiti & Horowhenua communities.

Paul has led the design and implementation of projects including the award-winning Bishops Vineyard in Ohau and the Lyall Bay Surf Club.
Paul has played rugby both nationally and internationally but now prefers to hit a small white ball around a course… when he’s not fishing. Proud Dad to two adult children.

Sandy Turner
Sandy TurnerOffice Manager
Sandy is Landlink’s Financial Manager and Practice Director.

Sandy oversees Landlink’s business strategy and development, guiding financial and operational planning.

She has valuable team management experience gained through coaching and managing a range of sports teams to international level and has held multiple board roles for various sporting organisations.

Sandy has the privilege of bringing our two office mascots Monte and Lillie to work each day. She enjoys her free time with family and friends, playing golf, swimming and travelling.

Brett Parker
Brett ParkerSurvey Manager
Brett is Landlink’s Survey Manager and a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor.

With over 18 years’ experience in land development, civil construction, and mining; Brett brings valuable knowledge to the Landlink team.
Brett has recently moved with his family back to their hometown of Levin after living in Western Australia for 9 years. In Western Australia Brett managed a team who specialized in laser scanning and CAD modelling.

In his spare time Brett enjoys spending time with his family and trying his hand at a DIY.

Justin Lamble
Justin LambleSenior Project Surveyor
Justin is our Senior Cadastral Surveyor with 35 years’ experience, overseeing the smooth preparation and lodgment of Land Transfer plans.

Justin lives at Waitarere Beach with his wife, where he enjoys the open spaces, swimming, long walks and entertaining their four grandchildren.

Angela Kelly
Angela KellyProject Administrator
Angela is Landlinkˈs Project Administrator.

She has been with Landlink since 2017. Prior to this she worked in the financial industry in Wellington and London, and the hospitality industry in Wellington.

She lives on the Kāpiti Coast with her husband and son, on a lifestyle block. She is a trained chef and enjoys spending time cooking and socializing with friends and family in her spare time.

Rakshit Vij
Rakshit VijEngineering Surveyor
Rakshit is Landlink’s Engineering Surveyor.

Rakshit is a valued member of Landlink’s Civil Engineering team. He specialises in 12d computer based civil design for land development and infrastructure projects and is our go to tech man, along with having practical skills in Engineering Surveying to put design into action on the ground. Rakshit has been a Landlink team member since early 2018 after shifting north from Christchurch. Approved drone operator, BMW fan, Tesla fan, apple fan, Netflix fan.

Marie Payne
Marie PayneSenior Planner
Marie is a Senior Planner responsible for navigating proposals and developments through the RMA process, working collaboratively with stakeholders and closely with our surveying and engineering teams along the way.

Originally from the UK she gained a BA and a Master Degree in Urban Studies and Town Planning from Sheffield University. Marie has over 10 years’ experience working in Planning and Strategy across a range of public sector environments. Having got well acquainted with the resource consents process earlier on in her career she turned her hand to infrastructure planning and strategy providing her with a breadth of knowledge across the sector and a sound ability to apply a strategic lens over planning matters.

Marie moved to NZ in 2011 and lives on the Coast with her family, enjoying the local beaches and tracks. In her spare time, she loves art and crafty activities particularly enjoying a bit of upcycling also more recently pottery.

Heather Lai
Heather LaiSenior Planner
Heather is a Senior Planner with responsibility for managing a range of land use and subdivision proposals and developments.

She has over seven years experience in public sector planning in the UK and NZ, including a raft of experience dealing with heritage buildings and urban developments in inner city London, giving her an understanding of the complexities of urban densities and the importance of good design through the planning process.

Heather graduated from Victoria with a BA before completing a Masters of Resource and Environmental Planning at Massey University. She achieved her chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institution (RTPI) in 2019 and is currently working towards full membership of the New Zealand Planning Institution (NZPI).

Heather lives in Horowhenua with her young family and during her spare time she enjoys travelling, exploring local beaches and farmers markets, as well as watching a good game of rugby or football!

Ben Grant
Ben GrantGraduate Surveyor
Ben is Landlink’s Graduate Surveyor.

Ben gained a Bachelor of Surveying from Otago in 2020 while working part time in an open pit gold mine. He has experience in flying drones as well as working in dynamic construction sites. He is looking towards accreditation as a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor with the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors.

When time allows, Ben enjoys playing social sports, tramping and watching the Highlanders beat the Hurricanes.

Jack Harrington
Jack HarringtonGraduate Landscape Architect
Jack Harrington is Landlink’s Graduate landscape Architect.

He graduated with a Master of Landscape Architecture Studies from Victoria University of Wellington in early 2020.
He has a strong interest in how we can increase the sociality through unique urban development in and around engineered urban waterways.
Although this is his first industry related job, he is keen to learn new techniques and gather ideas.

Jack is Kāpiti born and bred and in his down time enjoys been out in the landscape riding his mountain bike or skiing.