New Zealand Property Investors' Federation

The NZPIF is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.

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Federation Activities

Updates, news for February 2021




Landlord of the Year 2021

This year is your chance to join the group of winners of Landlord of the Year which has now been an annual award since 2008.  We are aiming for at least one applicant from each of our PIA Regions - Northern, Central and Southern. Go here now, download the application form and start the process.  View this video about the benefits of entering. Applications close on 6 August 2021.

NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year

Have you been doing any structural and decorating renovations in your rentals and completed these in 2019, 2020 or 2021.  Enter this Award which is open to all members of Property Investors' Associations affiliated to the NZPIF who are renovating a property or properties in New Zealand. Download the 2021 application form hereEntries close on 6 August 2021


Education Program for Self Managing Landlords has been updated.

Now is the time to register for this program, undertake the 13 modules and be completely up to date with all the changes which came into force on February 11. Go here to register.


Unsure about recent RTA changes?

The recent changes have given rise to many questions and there is quite a bit of information available to answer these.  You may be able to find answers at one of your Association meetings or by using one of these links.

Go here for the different phases for the law changes.

Go here for a summary of all the changes

Details here about the reform of the Residential Tenancy Act 1986

However please send complex questions which you find hard to answer to MBIE would like NZPIF to collate these and arrange a national on line Q&A session.



Feedback on Initio and First Lane Insurance

As agreements with both Initio and First Lane Insurance are due to be renewed on the 31st of March, NZPIF is taking this opportunity to seek feedback on both companies. Go here to provide your feedback by the 28th of February. Many thanks for your time.



Handy Hints for Landlords now called Monthly Updates.

Sharon Cullwick, Executive Officer of NZPIF, regularly sends Handy Hints, now renamed Monthly Updates, to your Association.  These are also uploaded on to the NZPIF website.  If you have missed hearing about these at one of your members' meetings, you can find them here

In the February 2021 Update here Sharon outlines all the changes to the RTA.  This outline may also assist with answering some of your questions.