Brooke Mitchell
Staff Brooke
Director, Landscape Architect BLA (Hons), NZILA Registered Christchurch
Brooke joined RMM at the beginning of 2016. After living in Arrowtown and practicing as a Landscape Architect in the Southern Lakes region for over 14 years, he and his family moved back to Christchurch. In 2018 Brooke took on the role as joint owner and director of Rough and Milne.

Brooke has over 17 years of practical experience and has worked for a wide range of clients during this time, including corporations, government departments, and private clients. He has designed, lead, and managed many projects throughout the country, from large-scale master-planning to public streetscape, urban and rural design projects, retirement villages through to a large number of high-end commercial tourism resorts and residential developments.

Brooke also served on the NZILA National Executive Committee from 2015 to 2019.
  • Moves Mostly by 4WD, mountain bike, and skis during winter
  • Plays On his mountain bike, skis, and enjoys sea fishing and shooting clays and ducks when he can
  • Place The beaches, riding around Bottlelake forest or up on the Port Hills, running and walking the dog around Hagley Park, or enjoying the occasional fine Ale at the Riverside markets, The ‘Sprig’ or Pomeroy’s Brewhouse
  • Supports Most things, especially the Highlanders, his kids hockey and cricket clubs, and is an active member of the Craigieburn Valley Ski Club
  • Listens A wide variety of music and enjoys listening to a few small private radio stations such as Radio Wanaka and Compass FM, plus the National Program and occasionally his wife and kids!
  • Reads Mostly biography’s, non-fiction, Wikipedia and news
  • Drinks Just about anything within reason but has a deep appreciation and taste for both single malt Scotch whisky and NZ Gins
  • Eats Just about anything or anywhere, but it’s hard to go past a good cheese roll, Dimitris’ souvlaki, or a Fairlie Bakehouse Pork Belly Pie when travelling south
  • Wishes For many things like most, but a good, simple, healthy, and happy life for his family is number one
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