Mat Collins - Principal Transportation Planner

Contact details:
     +64 9 970 3586   |  |  

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), University of Auckland
  • Certificate in Next Generation Transportation in Cities, Simon Fraser University


  • Member of Engineering New Zealand
  • Attendance at multiple Engineering New Zealand Transportation Group, NZPI and NZPMI Conferences
Mat Collins

Mat is a transportation planner and engineer with wide ranging experience in public and private sector land development projects.  He has been involved in strategic regional transport planning through to the review of engineering detail for transportation projects. Mat’s experience includes strategic land use and transport planning, Integrated Transport Assessments, development consents, transport engineering, and project management. Mat has a well-deserved reputation within both public and private sector organisations for his pragmatic approach, holistic thinking, and ability to balance the often-competing needs and desires that come with urban development.

Mat has been involved in the transport planning of major infrastructure and land development projects, including:

  • Responsible for the management and delivery of the Integrated Transport Assessment reports to support large scale residential development in brownfield and greenfield locations
  • Acting for the NZ Transport Agency’s, Auckland Transport or Auckland Council on Plan Change applications including Warkworth North, Whangarei District Plan Changes: Urban and Services, Avondale Jockey Club, and Pukekohe Raceway
  • Acting for Auckland Transport or Auckland Council on resource consent applications for large Precincts including Drury South Industrial, Drury Residential, Redhills, Silverdale 3, Drury 1, Waiata Shores
  • Acting for Auckland Transport on designation, Outline Plan of Works, and resource consent and applications for major infrastructure including Healthy Waters St Marys Bay Stormwater Water Quality Programme, Watercare Huia Water Treatment Plant replacement, Watercare Huia 1. Watermain replacement, several Ministry of Education Schools
“I love being part of the Flow team! Integrity, honesty and consistency of advice are core professional values for me, and Flow enables me to bring these values to every project I work on.”