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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  • Elite agent Roz Wallace ‘loves what she does. It is clear she loves helping people and she is good at it.’

    Roz Wallace from Ray White Levin celebrated her 10th annual SOLD client customer lunch at Roz and partner Allan’s home in Levin recently. The weather held up and everyone enjoyed a potluck lunch, some entertainment and a drink or two in the sun. Approximately 80 people attended and all clients were acknowledged, including some clients who… Read more »

  • Ray White Whangarei Prove Workplace Wellness Works

    Whangarei’s favourite workplace run/walk event, the Ray White Hatea Loop Challenge was held on Thursday 7 December. This annual event, run by Sport Northland Events, celebrates the Hatea Loop Walk/Cycleway (Huarahi o te Whai) and Workplace Health and is now in its third year. More than 800 people, representing 89 businesses from across Northland tackled… Read more »

  • Let The Good Times Troll!

    The Ray White Kerikeri office was excited to be a part of the Kerikeri Lions Christmas Parade on November 25th which is always a popular event. Floats of all shapes and sizes made their way along the Kerikeri Road to the delight of spectators young and old. Free events for the children at the Kerikeri… Read more »

  • Ray White Canterbury get behind South Island Wine and Food Festival

    Ray White offices in the Christchurch Zone have collectively undertaken an exciting three-year sponsorship opportunity with the South Island Wine and Food Festival (SIWFF). The SIWFF is a yearly event held on the 1st Saturday in December, attracting over 12,000 wine tasters to Hagley Park. This is the first time Ray White has been involved,… Read more »

  • Ray White Sales Increase for November 2017

    The last three months could be best described as stop-start for the real estate market during the election period and the transition through to the announcement of the new government in October 2017. The pre-election and post-election period saw the momentum slow down in regards to sales numbers as there was uncertainty around the formation… Read more »

  • Rowing Reigning World Champions Take Out The 2017 Ray White Whanganui Sports Awards

    The 2017 Ray White Whanganui Sports Awards was recently held at the War Memorial Hall, celebrating the last 12 months of outstanding achievements in the regions sporting community. This is the 54th year the Awards have been held with Ray White Wanganui being the principal naming rights sponsor for the Whanganui Sports Awards for the… Read more »

  • Red Shoe Ball raises $226,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

    Recently Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) held their annual Red Shoe Ball at the Grand Millennium Auckland. The botanical themed event was a sell out with 450 guests, featuring New Zealand singer/songwriter, Anika Moa as the live entertainment and raising a massive $226,000 to support the families who stay at Ronald McDonald House while their… Read more »

  • A little Ray of giving is back this festive season

    At Ray White we believe every child deserves to smile this Christmas. Now in its fifth year, A little Ray of giving is Ray White’s very own community initiative where offices across New Zealand and Australia get behind families in need through local communities and put a smile on their faces at Christmas time. Ray… Read more »

  • Ray White Lights up Te Anau

    The town centre “lit up like a Christmas tree” for the annual Te Anau Mid Winter Illumination. The annual Te Anau Winter Illumination festival lit up the main street of Te Anau mid-year – with a little help from Ray White Te Anau. Around 200 people attended this year’s Illumination Festival to witness the main… Read more »

  • Ray White Whangamata Holds 5th Charity Golf Tournament

    For the fifth year in a row, the sales team at Ray Whangamata ran another successful charity golf tournament on a stellar sunny day. Over the last five tournaments, Ray White Whangamata have raised a cumulative amount of $57,800 for Ronald McDonald House Charities and $10,000 for St John Ambulance Service in the local region…. Read more »