The Team

The Motu Design team includes urban designers from a mix of architecture, landscape architecture and town planning backgrounds, with a robust knowledge of New Zealand planning processes.


Motu Design was established in 2004 by Director Tracy Ogden-Cork after she left North Shore City Council.  Tracy completed a Master’s of architecture thesis on Tikanga Maori and Urban Design in 2009, and in 2012 was appointed to the Auckland Urban Design Panel. The Motu Design team share her passion for finding design solutions to urban issues that are best suited to the context of Aotearoa/ New Zealand.