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 »

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 »

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  • Ray White offices support Amazing Grace

    The Ray White Dunedin and Mosgiel teams have recently found a very good cause to support.  During the Otago Woman’s Expo over the past weekend the Dunedin and Mosgiel Teams utilized their presence to not only promote their services, but also to raise money for Grace Hughes. ABC Photosigns have also assisted by providing some… Read more »

  • Herald on Sunday – 44 page Lift Out

    Herald on Sunday Lift out please click here The Ray White Group are pleased to present, in conjunction with APN, our 44 page property lift-out that will be appearing in the Herald on Sunday this weekend 1st November 2009. This is the second of our feature lift-outs and has over 100 properties displayed on behalf of our vendor… Read more »

  • Auckland / North Shore Quarterly Awards

    Just over 300 people attended the Auckland Cityside and North Shore quarterly awards last week.  The evening was headlined by the Elite members receiving their recognition.  We also presented our latest Premier members with their awards.  Our market share through each of the zones in Auckland has edged up and is now at 19.1% collectively…. Read more »

  • 10 Years Ago Today

    It was early on a Saturday morning that I went down to the news agency in Mt Albert to collect what was one of the first New Zealand Herald real estate sections in tabloid.  But what made this day more remarkable was the fact that our company had officially changed its name to the public… Read more »

  • The last decade by Brian White

    Ray White Group Chairman Brian White has spent almost half a century at the coalface of the Australian property industry. He reflects on some of the changes affecting Australian real estate during the past 10 years – one of the most turbulent decades in history for Australian property. The return of optimism to Australian property… Read more »

  • September NZ Sales Increase by 34%

    Media Release October 09, 2009 Ray White’s New Zealand Sales Up 34 per cent Australasia’s largest real estate and property group, Ray White, boosted sales in New Zealand during September by 34 per cent compared to the same time last year. Ray White New Zealand CEO Carey Smith said most regions reported a significant increase… Read more »

  • Ray White Royal Oak Recruitment Drive

    With the market showing some strong signs of recovery, Ray White Royal Oak owners Martin Honey and Rohan Thompson have embarked on a recruitment drive that has had some remarkable results. Over the past 3 months the duo has attracted 9 salespeople to join their already successful team. The Royal Oak office joined Ray White… Read more »

  • Ray White Burnside’s Charity Auction

    Pip Nielsen Realty, Ray White Burnside has always had an association in support of the Cholmondeley Children’s Home in Governors Bay Christchurch, however recently that support was taken to a new level with the arranging of a highly successful charity auction.  The auction was held on a Friday evening at the Russley Golf Club and… Read more »

  • 2.2 Million Dollar Man – Simon Siddells

    Auctions are the key for Simon Siddells from our Redcliffs office. In one week Simon Siddells marketed and sold three properties by auction to a total value of just on $2.2m. All three auctions were held on-site and all had multiple bidders even though all three properties had a completely different target market. This success… Read more »

  • Kohimarama Re-Positions their Branding

    John Halstead and Peter Best, the owners of the Ray White Kohimarama office, have recently re-branded their business to the latest Ray White livery. In talking with Peter Best, he has been running the agency from that location for the last 18 years.  It is the only real estate office in Kohimarama and is located… Read more »