August 29, 2018

REINZ recognises Harcourts excellence

Topics: people, Property Manager, REINZ, Award Winners, media release, Press Release 0

Harcourts New Zealand is delighted to announce that we have won the top prize in six categories at this years’ 2018 Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) awards.

Medium Agency - Aasta van Hest, Bindi Norwell REINZ CEO, Robert Carter and Martin Cooper Harcourts Cooper & Co

These include Harcourts Cooper & Co picking up three awards. On winning the Medium Agency of the year and Community Service Award – Office, Managing Director of Harcourts Cooper & Co, Martin Cooper says that regarding the win of the Medium Agency and Community Service Award, ‘The north shore is a great place to live and to work, and as the Managing Director of this business it is great to be able to direct funds back into the community. One of the most uplifting parts of my business is to be able to support the community from which we live, love and make our living in.’

Community Service Office - Bindi Norwell REINZ CEO, Jaci Stevenson Community Relationship Manager C&C, Vanessa Taylor Head of Marketing realestate.co.nz, Martin Cooper Cooper & C - Copy

Sue Ataie of Harcourts Cooper & Co Auckland was named as Residential Property Manager of the year. Mr Cooper added, he is ‘very excited’ to have aspirational team members in his property management team and says, ‘seeing how passionate and focused they are to succeed in their careers is just marvellous. Sue strives for excellence every day and it is great to see the benefit of her hard work to our customers.’ Sue Ataie said she was ‘humbled and honoured to receive the award and credits her team and husband with the achievement.’

RPM Property Manager - Bindi Norwell REINZ CEO, Sue Ataie Harcourts Cooper & Co Mairangi Bay, Bill Matheson Director ABC Photosigns

Medium Office of the year for Residential Property Management was awarded to Harcourts Charlton Realty Auckland. Business Director Charlotte Marshall says, ‘Joanne Rae has been in property management for 30 years and it is she, (Joanne) who is the driving force behind the property management side of our business. Joanne was overwhelmed to win the award, and personally I am elated for her.’

RPM Medium Office - Bindi Norwell REINZ CEO, Joanne Rae Operations Manager Harcourts Charlton Realty, Bill Matheson Director ABC Photosigns

Harcourts Holmwood Property Management Christchurch lifted the Residential Property Managementsmall office of the year. Tony Jenkins CEO Harcourts Holmwood says he ‘is delighted with the hard work his team has put in throughout the year and thrilled to see the team at Merivale recognised this way.’ Caroline Register GM Holmwood Property Management Group added, ‘the team have done a fantastic job and I am so pleased that their hard work and dedication has shone through to see them scoop this award.’

RPM Small Office - Bindi Norwell REINZ CEO; Crystal Merrilees, Teresa Shen, Cindy Tizard Barfoot & Thompson Northcote; Chris Kennedy reps Harcourts Holmwood; Bill Matheson Dir ABC Photosigns

Personal Assistant of the year was awarded to Chelsea Bol of Harcourts Talk Property Taupo. Chelsea who said, ‘I felt overwhelmed, but very grateful and humbled’ to receive the award added and she wouldlove to thank Mary-Louise Johns who she is PA to. They have worked together for 7 years and in a way that is ‘like a happy marriage.’ 

PA of the Year Award - L-R Bindi Norwell CEO REINZ, Chelsea Bol Harcourts, Jason Hussey GM Property Press

Chris Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Harcourts New Zealand says, ‘I am extremely proud of everyone from Harcourts who has won an award this year. A lot of hard work is done by our people right across New Zealand and so to have some of them recognised in this way, on the national stage is wonderful. Harcourts also had runners-up in many categories, proving that we are totally focussed on putting ‘people first’ in everything we do.’