AT HENLEYHUTCHINGS WE PROVIDE CONSULTING AND COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES WITH A FOCUS ON URBAN/REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND AND WATER MANAGEMENT.
Our aim is to help New Zealand cities and regions to develop and grow, whilst balancing this with the need to protect our natural environment.
Learning from our past.
Planning for our future.
Acting in the present.
The HenleyHutchings Difference
WE SPECIALISE IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF STRATEGIES IN ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THERE ARE A WIDE RANGE OF STAKEHOLDERS WITH DIFFERING PERSPECTIVES
Finding collaborative solutions between polarised positions is our skill. The combination of our experience and specialist skills enables us to gain the respect of both public and private sector stakeholders and to facilitate the development of strategies that have strong stakeholder support.
We take our time to understand the different dynamics of each region that we work with and to understand the different local perspectives. We do not take a ‘cookie cutter’ approach; all of our strategies are unique to the region they are developed for.
In our experience, excellent strategies often fail through poor implementation. At HenleyHutchings we have the skills and experience that are required to support you during the delivery phase to ensure your planned outcomes are achieved. This involves ensuring that external stakeholders remain actively engaged and supportive, putting the right organisational and governance arrangements in place, and making sure that there is regular and clear communication to the wider community.
Turning opposition into engagement
Turning conflict into consensus
Turning talk into action
Geoff Henley and John Hutchings bring an extensive history of experience of regional development and sector-based projects, with a focus on the primary sector and tourism. Krystal Guppy focusses on strategic communications and stakeholder engagement initiatives, having worked with sector groups and clients in the agriculture, infrastructure, energy and technology sectors. Julian Moore has a general management background in both the public and private sectors and has held CEO roles in both the health and education sectors. He has specialist skills in change and project management. Jordan Small has strong crisis communications and reputation management skills and has broad international experience. Together, the "HH Team" brings together a deep understanding of strategy, planning, communication, and practical execution of projects.