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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  • Ray White selected to be agent for The Block Season 7

    Ray White New Zealand has once again been selected as the exclusive agent to partner with Three’s The Block NZ Season 7.  Ray White New Zealand regional manager Farah Jacobs said the group was so excited to be part of The Block NZ for Season 7 at Hobsonville Point. “This area has been built and… Read more »

  • They Say in Real Estate That Location is Everything…

    Ray White Whangarei celebrated the official opening of their new office last Thursday afternoon. Located on Whangarei’s Hatea Loop, a 4.2km walkway in the heart of Whangarei that circumnavigates the Hatea River, picturesque international yachting marina, restaurants, cafes and specialty shops that make up Whangarei’s Town Basin. The new building is positioned on the waterfront… Read more »

  • Ray White offices raise an incredible $35,000 towards Ronald McDonald House Charities

    Ronald McDonald House Charity held their most successful National Appeal to date recently, raising an amazing total of over $240,000. Over 1000 Ray White New Zealand members volunteered and gave up their time to go out on the streets and collect for Ronald McDonald House. Everyone raised an incredible $35,000 with 90 Ray White Offices participating across… Read more »

  • Ray White New Zealand Achieves Record Sales for May 2018

    The Ray White New Zealand Group has achieved a record sales result for May 2018, with a company personal best that exceeded over $1 billion in property transactions. Ray White is celebrating their 25th year of being involved in the real estate industry in New Zealand and the recent celebration and recognition of the Ray… Read more »

  • Customer Experience Hits New Highs for the Ray White Group

    During the past 12 months, Ray White has increased its net promoter score to 86, as independently measured by Customer Monitor from over 8,000 clients who Ray White provided services for. Since 2014 the Ray White Group has had within their Strategy the key delivery of outstanding customer experience and has measured and recognised this… Read more »

  • Leading Members Acknowledged by Ray White New Zealand

    Ray White undertakes services in the areas of residential sales, commercial sales, rural sales, and property management. Last week Ray White New Zealand came together to celebrate their annual recognition and in doing so, acknowledged the outstanding results achieved by the leading salespeople and property managers across New Zealand. In the area of property management,… Read more »

  • Adam Thomson Presented the New Zealand Chief Executive Award

    The Ray White Group in 2018 celebrates 25 years of operation in the New Zealand real estate industry. Each year the Group has an annual recognition evening that acknowledges outstanding performance by members across New Zealand. Ray White today has 166 offices and annually completes property sales for over 18,000 clients and holds a property… Read more »

  • Ray White Remuera Crowned Office of the Year

    Ray White Remuera was last night acknowledged as the number one Ray White office in New Zealand for the fourth year running. The recognition evening held at Spark Arena, saw close to 1,000 people recognise the Ray White Remuera team and business leader Megan Jaffe. In accepting the award, Megan Jaffe, business owner of Ray… Read more »

  • Ray White Celebrates 25 Years

    The Ray White Group held a combined annual recognition evening along with celebrating 25 years of operation in the New Zealand real estate industry. Close to 1,000 members joined together at Auckland’s Spark Arena to look back on the 25 years and to celebrate the success the Group has achieved. The evening started with the… Read more »

  • Ray White Pukehina to the Rescue

    Neil and Rochelle Carter with school principal Roger Reid and his students in front of the new school van. Photo/Zoe Hunter, Bay of Plenty Times Giving back to the community is a common theme for Ray White New Zealand offices. This is no different for Ray White Pukehina. When their local community school was going… Read more »