SOLD OUT | Hamilton | Shaping the Property Industry of Our Region

12:00pm Thursday, 17 September 2020
1:30pm Thursday, 17 September 2020
Women in Property
SkyCity Hamilton - City Co-op Function Room
346 Victoria Street
Hamilton, Waikato 3246
New Zealand

This event is SOLD OUT, If you wish to be put onto our waiting list please email 


Discover the challenges, achievements and personal career journeys of three experienced, diverse females working in the property industry. Get a snapshot of the property world they live and breathe, and the topical issues they face in the short to long term.

Ticket price includes a delicious lunch shared with colleagues and industry peers courtesy of our Series Sponsor Resene.

A note about COVID
In these changing times, a live event is a rare and precious thing. While we will do everything in our power to bring this event to you as a face-to-face experience, should the situation change and restrictions on event numbers fluctuate due to government restrictions, we may be forced to take this event online or change the format. Of course, you'll still be getting the same great content, just in a different format. Please ensure you have read and understood the event terms and conditions and bear with us as we play the hand we are dealt over the coming months. We will always strive to deliver the best-case scenario to our members, and we appreciate your support and understanding with any adaption we may have to undertake to achieve that.


Dr Joan Forret 

Partner, Harkness Henry 

Joan has been a partner at Harkness Henry since 2006 and her specialist area of practice encompasses all aspects of resource management and alcohol licensing. She regularly appears before the Environment Court, the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority, and at Local Authority and District Licensing Committee hearings. Joan advises a wide range of commercial and individual clients whose interests include resource consents, planning and plan changes, RMA enforcement and alcohol licensing.

Joan is a member of the University of Waikato Council, a vice president of the Waikato branch of the Property Council and an immediate past Chair of the Waikato branch of the Resource Management Law Association. Lecturing for five years in Environmental and Public Law at Waikato University, she holds a PhD and LLB in law from Waikato University, and arts (history) and science (chemistry) degrees from Otago University.

Emily Cleland

Managing Director, HD Geo

In 2014 Emily co-founded HD Geo Limited. Emily’s background is in Engineering Geology and over her career has specialised in land development and project management in the Waikato. Emily’s passion for growing strong business relationships coupled with the growth of HD has led to Emily taking on the role of Managing Director.

As a senior engineering geologist with over 13 years of geotechnical experience in the Waikato, she has worked for a range of projects and has had the chance to gain an extensive knowledge of the geology of this area. Emily holds a BSC degree in Earth Sciences and specialises in land development. As a member of Engineering New Zealand, Emily is enthusiastic about continuing to develop her technical background. Emily is passionate about the business and develops her skills through professional mentorship.

Tina Boyd

Centre Manager, Stride Property 

Tina is the asset Manager of one of Stride Investment Management Limited (SIML) largest properties - Chartwell Shopping Centre. Jointly responsible for leading and growing a multimillion dollar asset, delivering positive dividends to shareholders - focused on achieving results, working within the complexities of operating a large asset open to the public with millions of visitors a year.

Tina has experience in working across multiple industries in both public and private sectors and started her career as a registered nurse. After a decade working in the health sector, her last 15 years have been in senior management with 3 of New Zealand’s largest property companies, which are all listed companies on NZX, owning several Billion dollars in assets.

Tina has a strong sense of community and a drive to “make a difference” having held board governance roles in not for profits such as Waikato Women’s Refuge, Dress for Success and Midland Sexual Assault Support Services that work with some of the most vulnerable people in our community.


Please note this is a member-only event. Should you wish to enquire about becoming a member, please contact Sarah Rundstrom.

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Ticket prices

 Member  $30.00

All prices exclude 15% GST.

We know that the best discussions, thinking and productivity occurs when there is diversity. Property Council is committed to creating an industry that leverages diversity to drive success. Please consider this when registering people for this event.

Terms & Conditions

Submission of your registration indicates your acceptance of all terms and conditions. Click to read these in full.

Confirmation of registration will be sent to each attendee and an invoice/receipt will be sent to the purchaser upon check out. Please note that credit is offered to Property Council New Zealand members only, with non-members required to pay in full upon check out via credit card or POLi direct bank transfer.

Should you need to cancel your attendance, you may reassign your registration to another person by notifying the Event Manager in writing. If you are unable to arrange a replacement, a full refund will be made providing notification is received in writing at least one week prior to the event (please note that this may not be applicable for national events or Awards functions). After this date, no refunds are available. If, for reasons beyond the control of Property Council New Zealand, the event is cancelled, the registration fee will be refunded after deduction of expenses already incurred.

Property Council New Zealand reserves the right to refuse entry or to remove from the premises any person at their sole and absolute discretion. Property Council New Zealand is intent on creating quality events within safe and respectful environments for all attendees to share knowledge, express their thoughts and opinions and network. Our code of conduct requires all attendees and stakeholders to act in a manner which is harassment-free and respectful of people in a public environment, be it gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, race or religion. It is our expectation that attendees will act in a responsible manner in regard to alcohol consumption.

By registering for this event and supplying your email address, you agree to being added to Property Council’s email mailing list, from which you are welcome to unsubscribe at any time. Please note that many of our events have a photographer or videographer present who will be capturing the event. These images and videos may be used on our website, shared on social media and printed in our promotional collateral. By purchasing an event ticket you accept that such images may be used to promote Property Council New Zealand in the future. Should you object to your image being used, please contact the Event Manager directly.


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Contact Information

Sarah Rundstrom

Central Region Manager

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Additional Information

  • City Co-op Function room is located above 'Sammies Cafe'. Entrance via the Cafe from the Main Atrium. 
  • Parking is available in SkyCity Hamilton Carpark (access via Alma Street) at a discounted rate of $5 per park.

Event timings

Arrival & Lunch12:00pm

You should not attend this event if you:

  • are unwell,
  • have had contact with anyone suffering from COVID-19
  • if you need to be in isolation for any reason.

Please refer to the COVID-19 website for details about the current alert level. The event organisers will take all steps recommended by the Ministry of Health.