Frequently asked questions

Who is Coterra?

Coterra is a land surveying business that is passionate about delivering timely and professional land development consultancy services.  We have evolved from C Hughes and Associates Limited, a business established by Charlie Hughes in Cromwell in the mid-1980s.

Where does Coterra operate?

We have offices in Cromwell and Wanaka.  The main regions we operate in are Central Otago District and Queenstown Lakes District.  We also travel to South Westland, Northern Southland, and the Mackenzie Country.

What services does Coterra provide?

Surveying, Planning, Subdivision engineering.

Can Coterra help with a small job?

Of course! Our friendly team can assist with minor tasks such as boundary redefinition, building setouts and title searches.  Often we can fit this work in at short notice.

Can Coterra handle large developments?

Yes, our experienced Coterra surveyors can provide surveying and planning services for large subdivisions.  We have the expertise, equipment and years of experience to ensure these projects run smoothly from start to finish.

What are the benefits of using Coterra?

1. We are local. We live here with our families and understand what it is like to be a part of the community.

2. The same person will work with you through your entire project from start to finish so you can pick up the phone for progress updates at any time.

3. We use state-of-the-art technology and techniques to ensure the best combination of efficiency and accuracy.

4. Integrity is a core business value for us. We conduct ourselves with honesty, integrity and transparency.

5. We are a small, tight team that can be flexible to your requirements.

How much will a survey cost?

Every property is different.  We charge on a time and materials basis.  Talk to us and we’ll provide a project-specific estimate of our fees.

How do I get in touch?

contact us here

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