About Us



Landplay, About Us, Landplay - about land development in New Zealand

LandPlay was founded by directors Matt Carnachan and Carl Salmons. Matt and Carl are passionate about identifying and creating development solutions which contribute positively to society and the environment. We believe positive commercial outcomes can go hand in hand with ethical developments, leaving behind legacy projects that developers and future residents can be proud of, and thrive in. We believe a positive project journey is important and work collaboratively with clients and multiple project partners to create an outcome that everyone is proud of.


Our Team

Matt Carnachan, Director

Matt has a significant background in the property development and agri-business sectors.  In addition to his significant commercial property experience, Matt has built and managed numerous horticultural and agricultural farming enterprises.

Based in the Waikato, Matt has a BA from Auckland University along with Diplomas in Agribusiness and Property Management from Massey.

Carl Salmons, Director

Carl has 15 years experience in land development and is a founder and director of Maven, a nation wide land development consultancy.  Carl has designed and managed numerous subdivision projects in both the urban and rural sectors throughout New Zealand.

Based in the Bay of Plenty, Carl is a Licensed Surveyor with a BSurv from Otago University.


Work With Us

We are always keen to hear from creative property people who are interested in working with LandPlay. Send your CV through in confidence to Matt or Carl.