New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.

Phone: (027) 357 9243


Andrew King

  • Executive Officer

Member of the Auckland Property Investors Association since 1996 and President from 2000 until 2007.

Has been one of the Northern Associations' representatives on the NZPIF Executive since 2005.

Started to invest in property in 1986.

Founded Residential Property Investor Magazine in 1996 and has written two best selling books on investment property. A frequent speaker on Property Investment matters.

Oversees PIMMS member management system and the NZPIF website, writes press releases and is on the committee to develop the NZPIF Best Practice Manual.


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

Sharon Cullwick

  • President

Sharon joined the NZPIF Executive Committee in 2016. She has been a member of Auckland Property Investors in 2002 – 2005 when she helped set up the New Investors Group and the coordinator of the Eastern Group. In 2005 – 2009 living in Taupo and with a young family she travelled to Rotorua for meetings as time permitted.

Sharon joined the Waikato Property Investors association in 2010 on her return from overseas, joining the committee in 2013 and elected Vice President in 2016 until her departure to the Hawkes Bay. She joined HBPIA in 2016 and became Vice President. Sharon has been a property investor since 1998 and has property throughout the North Island.

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Terry le Grove

  • Immdediate Past President

Member of Waikato PIA since 2001and has also been a member of Tauranga and Rotorua PIA's since 2003.

Has been an NZPIF Executive member since 2006

Started investing in property in 2000.

Owns the Valuit Franchise for the Waikato / Corormandel / Bay of Plenty and Taupo regions

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Dan Keller
  • Vice President

Member of Tauranga PIA since 2000 and former President (2003-2012). Dan has been a NZPIF Executive member since 2011. Now Vice President, he formerly had the role of Northern Area Representative.

Dan became a landlord in 1990 and runs his own residential property management business RentPro in Tauranga.

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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.

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Pauline Beissel

  • Central Area Representative

Pauline was elected to the NZPIF Executive Committee in 2015. She has been an active member of the Manawatu Property Investors' Association Executive for eight years, first as Vice President and for the last six years as current President. Pauline was Landlord of the Year in 2013 and led her Association to victory in the Harry Lawson Cup competition in 2014. She has been an enthusiastic member of the Manawatu PIA since 1990. A keen property investor since the early 1980s, Pauline has a great deal of knowledge of the rental housing market.

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Peter Lewis

  • 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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Wendy Bowman

  • Southern Area Representative

Wendy was elected to the NZPIF Executive Committee in October 2015.  She started investing in property in 1997 and continues to manage her own properties.  Two years after joining the Otago Property Investors' Association in 1998, Wendy became a member of the Executive, initially as Magazine Editor then Secretary and Vice President prior to acquiring her current role as President in 2013.  She contributed to setting up the Library, instigated the Women in Property Group and has been involved with the Marketing, Magazine and Membership and Meetings sub-committees.  She has worked in the real estate industry since 1991, experiencing all aspects of the property cycle during this time.  Wendy enjoys building relationships and increasing the OPIA profile in the community while helping others to fulfil their property investment dreams.

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Stephen East

  • Southern Area Representative

Stephen was elected to the NZPIF Executive Committee in 2015. He has been an member of the Canterbury PIA since 2000 and has been the executive committee for the last three years and is currently president. Stephen and his wife have been  self-employed for 30 years. They have been  residential investors for 16 years and manage all their own properties.

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