Ain’t no mountain high enough! Bas Smith summits Denali

“Certainly one of the adventure highlights of my life… it was a fantastic achievement to pull this off in the style that we did.”  That’s how Ray White Queenstown Principal Director Bas Smith described summiting Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America. The unforgiving Denali, with a summit elevation of more than 6,100 metres… Read more »

Ray White opens office in New Plymouth

Well known real estate duo Jane and Carey Simonson have just opened a new Ray White New Plymouth in Taranaki. Mrs Simonson has been successfully selling in the local area for the past 13 years, with her husband joining her just over two years ago. Having previously worked in other local agencies, Mr and Mrs… Read more »

Collaborating with communities in Whangarei

This week Ray White Whangarei and Tutukaka officially launched their latest community initiative: “We Can Help With That” a community fund that provides grants to a range of eligible community organisations, schools, groups, charities, causes and individuals throughout the Whangarei District. Within 24 hours the first application was in. “The team have been blown away… Read more »

Sweeping views in Hawkes Bay paradise

South Africa, United Kingdom, Middle East, Australia, China and the USA. Rob and Joanne Wheater have lived all over the world for more than 20 years of their lives, but eventually the call of home, and Hawkes Bay particularly, was just too strong to ignore any longer. Enter 54 Aintree Road in Havelock North. “I… Read more »

Firefighter Sky Tower Challenge no problem for Ray White strong men

Two Ray White heroes have raised thousands of dollars for a very worthy cause, by facing a gruelling vertical climb challenge of more than 1,000 steps. Wayne Maguire, business owner of five offices including Ray White Mission Bay and salesperson Todd Weeks from Ray White Arrowtown. Both proved they are so much more than real… Read more »

Ray White puts focus on family business

There’s no more important issue at the beating heart of the Ray White Group than the importance of family business. Some 80 Ray White business owners, many with their families, attended the second Ray White Succession & Family Business Forum at the Marriott Hotel on the Gold Coast, facilitated by Harvard Business School-trained Carey Smith,… Read more »

Ray White New Zealand welcomes new leader in Nelson Region

The Ray White Group has just welcomed Mark Rumsey to the family as the new business owner, principal and licensed agent for Ray White Nelson, Richmond and Motueka in the beautiful Upper South Island. A business owner for the last decade, Mr Rumsey said he was excited about his next chapter, heading up not one… Read more »

Tiny homes being sold for big cause

Two tiny houses are going under the hammer for a huge cause at midday on Saturday, May 18. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom homes on wheels have been crafted by 20 of Christchurch’s tradies in training from the Ara Institute of Canterbury. Ray White Ferrymead is proudly managing the auction, covering all standard agent costs, which means… Read more »

It was a Beary interesting Easter in Kerikeri

Fostering the ongoing relationship with Plunket in Northland, Ray White Kerikeri ran their annual Ray White Teddy Bear’s Picnic in Kerikeri on Sunday 14 April 2019. The event saw hundreds converge on Kerikeri’s Stone Store Basin for an afternoon of entertainment which included a teddy bear parade, colouring competitions, a giant bubble display, raffles, games… Read more »

Real estate titans set to help Christchurch rise

A powerful collective of Australasian real estate industry titans have rallied together to stage a conference called RISE2019, with all proceeds going to the victims of the families of the recent violence in Christchurch. Industry veteran of 35 years, Chris Hanley OAM, who owns First National Byron Bay, was so deeply affected by the recent violence… Read more »

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  • Steve Hansen backs Ray White for its commitment to customer satisfaction.

    World-beating rugby coach Steve Hansen today declared leading real estate company Ray White New Zealand ‘A Name to Trust’. Steve put his name to Ray White at the launch of a new campaign shining a light on how the company has gone about raising its customer satisfaction score to become the most recommended real estate… Read more »

  • Ray White raising love for Hawke’s Bay

    Ray White Napier’s Chris Baylis has launched the ‘Raising Love for Hawke’s Bay’ drive, hoping that when it comes to the crunch, 1,500 packets of peanut-free biscuits would be collected to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) New Zealand. The initiative, that started on 01 April, runs for three weeks, and the Ray White… Read more »

  • Property for Industry Limited buy industrial asset for $17.2M

    PROPERTY for Industry Limited (PFI) has purchased an industrial property in Auckland for $17.2M off-market at 41-61 Spartan Road in Takanini. The tenant, MaxiTRANS, is one of the largest suppliers of truck and trailer parts to the road transport industry in Australia and the largest supplier of locally manufactured road transport trailer solutions in Australia… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ welcomes a new office in Ohope Beach

    Well-known and respected real estate business owner and agent Ray Johnson has officially made the move to Ray White, in the idyllic Ohope Beach in the eastern Bay of Plenty. The Ohope Beach office will be 172nd location across New Zealand for the Ray White network. His existing business, Ohope Beach Realty has been a… Read more »

  • A funky little Northland property offered at auction at no-reserve

    You may be familiar with the property – a modest one bedroom, open plan house which ranked up over 13,000 views online in the leadup to the no-reserve auction on Sunday, 3 March at the 2019 Funky Fish Festival.We’re pleased to announce that the property achieved a record sales price of $500 – all of… Read more »

  • Whangārei now home to KiwiBuild houses for sale

    Buyers have the chance to snap up the very first KiwiBuild homes, with construction underway and available to purchase in Whangārei’s newest suburb, Kotātā Heights, just minutes from the city. KiwiBuild is about restoring the dream of home ownership to families throughout New Zealand, by providing eligible first home buyers with exclusive access to a… Read more »

  • White Plates in Whangarei

    The sixth annual Ray White White Plate Dinner was held on Saturday 2 March – proudly supported by Ray White Whangarei. A highlight of the Whangarei social calendar this unique outdoor event sees patrons dress in white as they gather on the iconic Victoria Bridge in Whangarei’s Town Basin for a delectable three-course meal with… Read more »

  • Ray White National Sales Symposium

    Ray White is proud to be hosting their National Sales Symposium on Friday, 1 March 2019 at SkyCity Convention Centre. This year the keynote speakers include Rachel Hunter and Lisa O’Neill. The day will also introduce new technology together with presentations on compliance and a Chairman Elite salesperson panel. Rachel Hunter, who is based in… Read more »

  • Three New National Ray White Appointments

    The Ray White Group in New Zealand further grew its office numbers during 2018, with the company now having 171 locations providing specialised services in residential, commercial, rural and property management. As part of the company’s continued growth and the compliant changes that are now part of the real estate industry, Ray White has appointed… Read more »

  • Glenda Turner

    It is with sadness that we advise Glenda Turner, a Foundation Member of the Ray White Group at the Mangonui office in the Far North passed away suddenly on Wednesday, 6 February 2019. Glenda joined Mark Saxton Real Estate in 1986 and became Branch Manager of the Mangonui office when it changed to Ray White… Read more »