Contact us when you need to engage on a complex topic. We’re specialists in tricky areas like natural resource management and policy development.

We work with you to co-design your engagement process

Bringing to the task IAP2 principles and tools together with our expertise in participatory processes to provide you with a robust, transparent, and practical engagement process that will give you, and those you engage with, confidence at every stage.

We provide independent, professional facilitation for engagement and consultation events, either face-to-face or online.

Use us when you want your engagement process to generate ideas or solutions on topics where there’s no simple answer: The ToP™ methods add huge value where the subject matter is complex; the stakeholders highly diverse; and where coherent outputs are sought.

Who we work with

We work with councils, iwi and hapū, industry organisations, educators, government departments, companies and not-for-profits.

What our clients have said

"Our team now have the skills to immediately improve how we run events and to do so in a way that builds connections and understanding from the beginning."

Ariana Te Whetu, Tokona te Raki

"The strength of the facilitation process built respect for the different views and encouraged all to participate. Michelle harnessed the diversity of the committee and assisted it to reach 109 unanimous recommendations."

Peter Gawith, Chairman, Ruamahanga Whaitua Committee

“Just want to say a huge thank you for being a dream facilitation team! Some very constructive discussions and some good relationships built to move the review forward.”

Aidan Burch, MBIE

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