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Housemart Queenstown

Hayley Stevenson: Director

Hayley began her career in Property Management as a Receptionist at the age of 18. She worked her way through ranks to become a General Manager before setting up her own company where she could fully apply her ideals and experience. Hayley now heads the Housemart team in Queenstown.

Hayley has a strong background in systems and procedures; she is big on being very transparent to all the clients, and proving honest reliable service. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience which she is able to pass onto the Team.

The Housemart Team are multi award winning with members regularly reaching the podium in the REINZ Awards for Excellence including winning the NZ Property Management Agency of the Year every year from 2012 to 2016.

Housemart currently hold the REINZ Property Management Agency of the Year Award 2016-17.

Contact Hayley: hayley@housemart.co.nz


Katrina Roberts: Senior Property Manager

Katrina won the Leading Property Managers of NZ award for Property Manager of the Year 2015 and is the 2012 Winner and 2013 Runner Up Property Manager of the Year for New Zealand (REINZ national awards). Katrina is Housemart Queenstown’s Senior Property Manager – she has been involved in Property Management for over 10 years and brings a wealth of experience to the team.

She has been living in Queenstown for over 15 years so has great local knowledge of the rental market. Katrina enjoys the Queenstown lifestyle making the most of the mountain biking and hiking trails in the area and is a volunteer for the Frankton Fire Brigade.

Contact Katrina: katrina@housemart.co.nz


Caroline Anderson: Property Manager

Caroline has a career background in media sales and business management, having worked for News Limited newspaper divisions for over 15 years in New Zealand, Sydney and New York. Caroline has made a smooth transition in to Property Management after 3 years with Housemart managing administration, reception and covering property management roles.

She moved to Queenstown from Sydney 13 years ago with her family and enjoys the wonderful lifestyle on offer and her involvement with the local community.

Contact Caroline: caroline@housemart.co.nz


Nina Boyes: Property Manager

Nina has broad experience in the NZ education sector as well as 5 years’ experience in the West Australian mining industry. Having managed a large portfolio of houses in a remote outback mining town, Nina is well equipped to deal with life as a property manager in the deep south. Recently arrived from Christchurch, Nina is a keen photographer who can’t wait to get out and capture the Wakatipu landscape.

Contact Nina: nina@housemart.co.nz


Debbie McGregor: Property Manager

Debbie has lived in the Wakatipu for over 30 years and has owned her own investment properties in the past. She comes to Housemart with 20 years banking experience where she specialised in Home and Investment Lending so fully understands how important it is to have someone on the ground looking after your property.

Contact Debbie: debbie@housemart.co.nz


Julie Johnston: General Manager

Julie has worked in Business Management for 25 years in the fields of Leisure, Tourism and Technology. She brings a range of skills from each, along with a slightly neurotic passion for bringing order to chaos.

Hayley can’t quite shake her off – Julie has managed her offices on 2 previous occasions. Highly team oriented she works to support our strong team of property management and customer service professionals, keeping the team and office running smoothly.

Contact Julie: julie@housemart.co.nz


Linda Sigvartsen: Reception and Administration

Originally from Baerum Norway and schooled in Devon England Linda considers herself a worldly traveler. Yet all it took was a short holiday to Queenstown and she was SOLD! Fast forward a few years and Linda is settled here with her partner and two dogs acting as an integral part of our community.

Linda’s positive, can-do attitude is contagious, and she prides herself on going above and beyond for her clients. With a background as a New Homes Consultant at a luxury building firm here in Queenstown, no question is too small or request too large.

Contact Jill: reception@housemart.co.nz


Housemart Wanaka

Len Nightingale and Alide Elkink - Directors

Len and Alide have been together for almost 30 years and have two sons, one who lives in Vancouver, and son who has coincidentally recently moved to Wanaka.

Len has worked in real estate for 12 years but property management has been his focus for the past 20 years. Prior to real estate, he worked in the building industry, both as a project manager (i.e. overseeing building projects) and as a hands-on builder. This has provided him expertise in assessing the maintenance requirements of your property and ensuring that all work is done to best trade practice.

Alide is qualified architectural designer with over 30 years of architectural design work experience. As well as working with Len in property management business, she is also a technical writer for the construction industry. Her architectural knowledge compliments Len’s building knowledge – between the two them they make a formidable property management team.

Contact Len: len@housemart.co.nz


Tracy Whitehouse: Business Manager

Originally from the UK, New Zealand has been home for Tracy for the past 20 years. She’s worked across New Zealand and has recently realised her long-standing dream to live surrounded by mountains and lakes.

Leaving her corporate career in professional services behind her, Tracy is relishing the new Wanaka lifestyle and enjoying the opportunity to apply her broad business and marketing skills to a new and dynamic industry. With a keen interest in property and personal experience of building and renting her own house, Tracy has a natural affinity with property management. She loves a challenge and is a champion of customer service. Her focus is on developing a deep understanding of the needs and opportunities within the Wanaka market to ensure the highest standard of service and care is delivered.

With two teenagers and a couple of horses, Tracy doesn’t get much spare time but when she does she loves to get out into the outdoors to ski, tramp and camp.

Contact Tracy: tracy@housemart.co.nz


Claudia Guisolan: Property Manager

Claudia has returned to Wanaka with her young family following a busy few years studying, working, and raising children in rural north Canterbury. Having grown up in Wanaka, Claudia is familiar with our local area and the dramatic growth and changes over these past years. She appreciates the wonderful experiences, lifestyle and environment Wanaka offers and is grateful to share this with her children. Claudia has been juggling raising her busy young family whilst also establishing a successful small business. This, along with her previous experience as a programme tutor reflect her passion of working with people to deliver the best service and experience possible

Contact Claudia: claudia@housemart.co.nz


Nicola Plumridge: Property Manager

Originally hailing from Christchurch and having lived in various locations throughout NZ, Nicola has been a full time Wanaka resident for over eight years. After more than ten years’ working in hospitality and accommodation management, the transition to property management has been a natural career shift for Nicola.

With an eye for detail, acquired knowledge and years of relevant experience Nicola brings a wealth of skills to the role.

Her passion lies in building relationships and delivering excellent customer service to both owners and tenants.

Contact Nicola: nicola@housemart.co.nz


Angela Palmer: Office Coordinator

Angela moved to Wanaka from Auckland with her family in early 2017. She has worked in various administration and coordination roles with experience in television, media and real estate. Angela has been a regular visitor to Wanaka for many years and is very happy to now call it home. She loves the lifestyle and stunning lake and mountain views and spends much of her free time photographing the ever-changing landscape.

Contact Angela: angela@housemart.co.nz