We Are Waikato | Property People Awards

Nominations and registration now open!

Property Council's Waikato Branch is pleased to present our ninth annual We are Waikato Property People Awards.

The We are Waikato Property People Awards celebrate the people in property; recognising excellence in leadership and innovation in the Waikato property industry whilst celebrating outstanding contributions to the industry and economy.

Last year's Awards sold out; bringing together over 300 property professionals, attracting over 25 nominations and awarding outstanding individuals and teams. Our eigth year was incredible and we look forward to having you join us for our ninth year at the 2019 Awards.

We are Waikato: recognising the people in property and their outstanding contributions to the industry and our local economy.

The Awards are open to both members and non-members of Property Council New Zealand who are based in the Waikato region.The Judging Panel consists of an extremely high calibre group of Waikato property professionals from a range of disciplines within the property industry – providing reputability and ensuring equality in the judging process.

All Award winners will be formally announced and celebrated at the Awards dinner on Thursday 17 October 2019 at The Atrium, Wintec, Hamilton. 


  • Nominations Close Wednesday 4 September 2019
  • We are Waikato Property People Awards Dinner 2019 Thursday 17 October 2019


Nominations are now open for the 2019 We are Waikato Property People Awards. Please click below to download the nomination pack.


Please click below to download a registration form, once completed send to sarah@propertynz.co.nz.


We would like to acknowledge our valued sponsors and thank them for their support.


Rider Levett Bucknall Young Achiever of the Year Award 
Adam Findlay, Foster Construction

Boffa Miskell Urban Design Award 
Waipa District Council & Beca - Te Awamutu Hub Community Precinct, Playground & Pop’n Good Bike Park  

Holmes Consulting Best Team Award
Foster Construction Project Team for VISY

Beca Women in Property Award
Jane Hill, Chow:Hill Architects

Foster Construction Outstanding Leadership Award
John Olliver, Bloxam, Burnett and Olliver

Hawkins Long Service Award
Colin Wade, Foster Construction

Veros Property Services Judges’ Choice Award
Edwards White Architects and Hamilton City Council for Victoria on the River

Staples Rodway Waikato Supreme Award
Foster Construction Project Team for VISY

A huge congratulations to all 2018 winners!

Read more about the winners here


Click any image to view the full album.






Arrow International Steven Alsemgeest Memorial - Young Achiever of the Year Award
Jonathan Brown, BCD Group

BNZ Urban Design Award 
South Bloc, Stark Property

Staples Rodway Best Team Award 
Chedworth Properties & Greenhill Park Project Team

Rider Levett Bucknall Property Professional of the Year Award
Pete McLachlan, Cogswell Surveys Ltd

Beca Women In Property Award 
Rebekah Kenny, Yeoman Homes

Foster Construction Outstanding Leadership Award 
Blair Currie, BCD Group

Hawkins Construction Long Service Award
Ross Hargood, Hawkins

Fletcher Construction Judges’ Choice Award
Curious Cubs Early Education Centre, Waikato Federated Farmers Charitable Society

Click here for photos of the 2017 Awards thanks to Stephen Barker Photography.


For any queries, please contact:

Sarah Rundstrom Waikato Branch Manager | E sarah@propertynz.co.nz | M +64 21 951 150