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What does 2024 have in store for the property market in New Zealand?

February 2024

What does 2024 have in store for the property market in New Zealand?

The most recent numbers are in and it seems that the New Zealand property market is starting to make its comeback after a quiet 24 month period.  According to REINZ, figures from December show...
How to: Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Property

January 2024

How to: Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Property

Check out your local market You probably already know of a few agents around your town or region....
What to expect from a property appraisal

January 2024

What to expect from a property appraisal

What happens at your free appraisal? A property appraisal is a way for you, as a homeowner, to...
A guide to selling your property in 2024

January 2024

A guide to selling your property in 2024

Set yourself up for success It’s time to move on, but where to next? You haven’t...
Rural property market signalled to rise in the New Year

December 2023

Rural property market signalled to rise in the New Year

Excellent spring weather in most regions, contradicting earlier forecasts, should take the majority of farmers through the rest of the year without expending their supplementary feed. As the...
Property Report: 2023 a tough year for rural real estate

December 2023

Property Report: 2023 a tough year for rural real estate

There’s no denying 2023 has been a challenging year for the rural real estate market. General manager of PGG Wrightson Real Estate, Peter Newbold told The Country’s Jamie Mackay it was...
Passing the baton: succession for Mid-Canterbury rural property

December 2023

Passing the baton: succession for Mid-Canterbury rural property

As PGG Wrightson Real Estate bids farewell to Robin Ford, another well-established name in the region’s farming circles steps up.   Ford’s 30-year career as one of PGG...
Property report: Palpable change in the rural market

October 2023

Property report: Palpable change in the rural market

With the weekend yielding both an All Blacks quarter-final win in the Rugby World Cup and a change...
Lake Mckay Station Changes Hands After Seven Years On The Market

October 2023

Lake Mckay Station Changes Hands After Seven Years On The Market

After seven years on the market a large Central Otago high country station has finally sold. Overlooking Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea, Lake McKay Station was sold by Trevor Norman of PGG Wrightson...
Much Loved Berry Farm And Rural Café Offered For Sale

October 2023

Much Loved Berry Farm And Rural Café Offered For Sale

A well-established berry farm south of Christchurch, with a popular local café attached, is for sale.  Situated in the Tai Tapu area, nestled under the Port Hills 19 kilometres south of...
Stand Out Property In Raglan, A Great Opportunity.

October 2023

Stand Out Property In Raglan, A Great Opportunity.

A 168 hectare Raglan property, with excellent pasture, a strong history of animal health, and numerous additional income streams is for sale. Ross Loveridge practised as a vet in Raglan from the...
Rare Opportunity To Enter Niche Duck Sector

October 2023

Rare Opportunity To Enter Niche Duck Sector

A Waikato property coming to the market in late October represents a rare opportunity to enter the...
Award-Winning Patumahoe Goat Farm Enhances Sector Leader’s Growth Trajectory

October 2023

Award-Winning Patumahoe Goat Farm Enhances Sector Leader’s Growth Trajectory

An award winning 14.9 hectare Patumahoe, South Auckland farm, one of the country’s largest dairy goat operations, sold in September. Listed for sale by Mark and Kane Needham of PGG Wrightson...
Prestigious, Historic Northburn Station For Sale

October 2023

Prestigious, Historic Northburn Station For Sale

One of Central Otago’s most spectacular and prestigious high country stations, producing premium quality fine wool since the 1850s, is for sale. Claiming New Zealand’s furthest inland...
Hawke's Bay Classic

October 2023

Hawke's Bay Classic

A large, classic Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef property with scale, excellent productivity and subdivision option is for sale. Pukekura, located 22 kilometres south of Havelock North 35...