Our Team

We create attractive and functional outdoor and open spaces that enhance the well-being of people -  customers, staff, and communities. Our approach provides long-lasting value by shaping the natural and built environment in a sensitive and aesthetically pleasing way.



Contract leader Landscape Architecture

Belinda leads Nelmac's Professional Services team, providing project management, reporting and tender support along with customer, community and commercial board liaison. She has a cross disciplinary background with a particular interest in public open space design, ecological and engineering-based projects. After graduating in 1991, Belinda began her career with Wellington City Council.  Projects that Belinda is particularly proud of include Wellington’s Civic Square development, Otari Native Botanic Garden redevelopment, Wellington Botanic Garden Redevelopment and Oakwood’s Village redevelopment in Richmond, Nelson.



Senior Landscape Architect - Registered

Lance has worked throughout Canterbury and the top of the South Island since 2004. He has experience with master planning, concept design, landscape and visual assessments, construction detailing and contract documentation, and design for engineering and ecological projects. At Nelmac, Lance works on a range of projects including residential gardens, subdivision developments, urban spaces, public reserves and playgrounds. His more recent projects include The Suter Art Gallery (Te Aratoi O Whakatῡ) renovation, Rutherford Park redevelopment, Manuka Street Hospital Assessment of Landscape and Visual Effects and Bythell Place Urban Design. Lance is an NZILA Registered Landscape Architect and is currently Secretary of the NZILA.


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Claire McAuley

Landscape Architect GradNZILA

Claire is a Landscape Architect recently graduated from Lincoln University.  She has worked in the landscape construction industry for a number of years during her study and as a result has a great understanding of the construction process and construction detailing. Claire brings a high level of vectorworks (CAD) knowledge to the team and has recently completed 3D modelling of stormwater reserve for input into the GPS machinery on a recent worksite. Claire forms an integral part of the Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning team, providing design input as part of our highly collaborative team and assisting the wider team in the delivery of all aspects of Landscape Architecture.