New Zealand Property Investors' Federation

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

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Renu Ryder
  • Executive Officer

Renu, is a marketing expert based in Christchurch. Renu has been a rental property owner for many years and is highly knowledgeable about our industry. Renu has corporate marketing experience at an executive level, but has also applied her hands on marketing skills through contract work with smaller organisations.

Renu has a commerce degree from Auckland University, where she won the senior marketing prize and also received a distinction award in statistics, which will be invaluable for researching industry matters and conducting membership and other surveys. Renu will be focussing on improving our marketing to attract new members for associations, as well as associate members, plus looking for new membership benefits to both attract and retain our members

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Jan Hains

  • NZPIF Communications Officer

Jan has been a self employed  business development and marketing consultant since 2001. 

She held a part time marketing position with the NZPIF from 2007 to 2010. 

She is now back as the Communications Officer, focusing on media monitoring and media releases. Her role also involves supporting the PIAs with regard to external communications.  Jan assists with updating the NZPIF website, the production of newsletters, developing surveys and promotional material.

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NZPIF Executive


Gordon Lambeth, Sharon Cullwick, Sue Harrison, Amanda Watt, Andrew King, Pauline Beissel, Peter Lewis, Shirley Berryman, Kerry Beveridge, Tim Horsbrugh

Sue Harrison
  • NZPIF President

Sue has been a member of CPIA for 20 years. She has been a Director of Christchurch Holiday Homes since 2012 and investor since 1995. Christchurch Holiday Homes channel manages over 35 homes over advertising platforms including Airbnb, Expedia and and also manages furnished rentals.   


Peter Lewis

  • Vice President, and Northern Area Representative

Peter was elected to the NZPIF Executive Committee at the AGM in October 2015.  He began investing in residential property in 1991 and has been steadily increasing his portfolio ever since.  In 2011 he joined APIA and was elected on to the Board in 2013, becoming Vice President in 2014.

As a full-time Landlord he promotes the concept that providing residential rental accommodation is a business and therefore directly manages his own properties. In order to carry this out in an efficient manner, he uses a range of excellent systems.  Through his involvement with APIA he actively supports other landlords in their efforts to make progress as well.

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Amanda Watt

  • Treasurer

Amanda is a Chartered Accountant in Auckland. She is an active member of Auckland PIA and their Executive.

She has been a property investor seriously since 2000 and loves property investment! Amanda and her husband mainly have residential properties and one commercial property in Auckland.


Shirley Berryman
  • Secretary

Shirley and her husband Kent have invested in property since the mid-1990s. They have developed several properties in Rolleston themselves, and enjoy having less maintenance with newer properties.

Shirley and Kent work alongside each other to self manage most of their property portfolio.  They both enjoy spending time with their grandchildren and appreciate the flexibility that property investment has provided.  They recognise that at this stage of their lives careful decisions need to be made with their portfolio in order to support a retirement lifestyle on their own terms.




Sharon Cullwick

  • Central Area Representative

Sharon is the President of Hawke's Bay PIA and has held the positions of Secretary and President of the NZPIF Executive Committee as well as serving at the Executive Officer.  She is an experienced property investor





Tim Horsbrugh

  • Central Area Representative

Tim and his wife Katherine have been investing in residential property since 2000 with a buy and hold portfolio in the wider Wellington region. Tim works as a Key Account Business Manager in the animal health industry, and is the current President of the Wairarapa PIA, having held this position for the last 5 years.



Gordon Lambeth

  • Northern Area Representative

Gordon is the Vice President of the Northland Property Investors Association.

Gordon over the past 10 years has moved his portfolio from residential to commerical. He is the founder and director of an architectural design practice specialising in residential alterations and new builds. Being a Licence Building Practitioner in Design and a member of ADNZ he is up to the play with building regulations and law.

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Kerry Beveridge

  • Southern Area representative

Kerry is the President of South Canterbury PIA and won the 2017 Landlord of the Year. He started investing in 2007 and his portfolio consists of five family homes, 2 blocks of flats and a boarding house with 16 tenancies (formerly the Timaru Hotel). Kerry is passionate about property and in providing accommodation to his many tenants. 

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