Managing Director APL

Luke has over 26 years experience in the property industry, spanning local and central government, SOEs, and private companies, with particular expertise in the management and development of corporate property portfolios and project management of significant civic structures and communal portfolios. He undertook a repositioning of the Three Guys Supermarket Chain (now Countdown) for Progressive Enterprises which, with 15 years experience in the building sector, has given him hands-on experience in the construction industry. This, together with extensive knowledge of relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, equips him with the unique diversity of skills required for portfolio management and successful project management. Luke has also worked closely with local authorities and iwi during Treaty negotiations and settlement and manages post settlement iwi portfolios. His contribution to Rowing NZ (as interim CEO and current Board member) has coincided with the sport's success on the world stage.


BCom (VPM), FNZIV, FPINZ, Registered Valuer

Property Manager/Director, Rotorua Office

Joanne completed a Valuation and Property Management Degree from Lincoln University in 1991. After receiving a national scholarship with Valuation New Zealand, she worked with that organisation as valuer until 1993, then for McDowell & Co. Valuers in Rotorua until 1997. Joanne gained PINZ registration in 1995, advanced to Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers in 1997 and was awarded a Fellowship of the institute in 2009. She was the first woman in Rotorua to be awarded this honour. Joanne has wide local authority property portfolio experience gained while working for local authorities in London (1990s) and then as Hamilton City Council Property Portfolio Manager. In 2003 Joanne formed Property Strategies now rebranded as APL Property. Joanne established the Women in Property Network in Rotorua and is an elected member of the Property Management and Asset Council of PINZ.



Property Advisor/Director, Queenstown Office

Daniel has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Otago. He has worked in the asset management industry for over 8 years in a variety of institutional client facing roles. Living in the UK for 5 years he rose to the level of Assistant Vice President with Wells Fargo, dealing with some of the world's largest pension, sovereign wealth and family office funds. On returning to New Zealand Daniel worked for himself building strong local experience in resource and property management. At APL Daniel works on a variety of local and central Government property management, commercial leasing, project feasibility studies and Ministry of Education school property advisory projects.

03 777 4119

Jeff Reidy

BBS (VPM and Finance)

Property Advisor/Director, Queenstown Office

Jeff's qualifications and experience centres on providing professional property services to central and local Government clients, as well as private commercial property owners. Jeff has completed a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University majoring in Finance and Property Valuation and Management and is a LINZ Accredited Supplier of Crown property services. He is also a member of the New Zealand Property Institute. Jeff has an in depth understanding of the regulatory framework within which central and local Government property owners and tenants operate. This includes the disposal process and offer back obligations under the Public Works Act 1981. Jeff works closely with Land Information New Zealand across various contracts held by APL involving property management, disposal, tenure review, and various activities on high country pastoral leases. Jeff also manages commercial property for private sector clients within Queenstown.

03 777 4120




Property Advisor, Queenstown Office

Joanne studied science at Canterbury University before moving to Queenstown in 1983. She has a Bachelor of Business Studies from Massey University majoring in Valuation and Property Management. With extensive knowledge of the Queenstown property market, Joanne has been a commercial Property Manager in Queenstown since 1987 and is now considered to be the leading Property Manager in the district. Joanne has a vast knowledge of the Reserves Act, leases, licenses, easements, permits and local government property issues. She works on Local and Central Government property management, commercial property management and various property projects.

03 777 4121

Steve Folster

NZ Cert. Survey Drafting, NZ Cert. LINZ & GIS

Property Portfolio Manager, Blenheim Office

Steve's in depth knowledge of appellations and cadastral data is invaluable in the management of property portfolios and his understanding of the complications of diverse property portfolios is further enhanced by his strong historical grounding in the Department of Survey and Land Information.

03 928 4301

Mandy Clark

Dip. Sales & Marketing

Property Manager, Blenheim Office

Originally from Picton, Mandy has lived overseas and in Auckland before returning to Marlborough in 2016. Her work experience has always been around building and property management, with extensive experience in the body corporate industry as well as being part of the management team in her former role as Business Development Manager at Crockers in Auckland. Her ability to negotiate and problem solve have been skills brought about by many years in dealing with projects, budgets and people. At APL, Mandy's role includes commercial property management and project management.

03 928 4304

Stephanie Hayes

Open Poly. Cert. Introductory Accounting

Property & Finance Manager, Blenheim Office

Steph has experience in general administration, accounting, computerised cataloguing and databases. She is responsible for processing and preparing financial reports on APL contract accounts, and administering rural land leases, licences and commercial buildings.

03 928 4302

Lauren Hunter

BA (Geography & Education), Advanced Dip. Travel & Tourism Management, PINZ

Property Manager, Blenheim Office

Lauren has over five years of property management experience gained during her previous employment with Port Marlborough Limited. Lauren is passionate about property management, is a member of the Property Institute of NZ and regularly attends Women in Property events in Wellington and Christchurch. She also has experience in managing small projects and has a good working knowledge of company, contractor and tenancy health and safety management. At APL Lauren continues to advance her property management expertise as property manager responsible for the management of a wide range of public, rural and commercial properties.

03 928 4303

Fiona Patrick

Dip. Arts (Sociology), Open Poly Cert Small Business Management, NZ Ins Management Cert in Supervisory Management

Property Manager, Blenheim Office

Fiona's role at APL includes residential tenancy and rental management, monthly reporting, carpark leases and approval of building covenants. She has extensive administrative and customer service experience having previously worked as a Manager and Budget Advisor with two budgeting services, an Administration Officer within the education industry and a Customer Services Officer in the insurance industry. Fiona joined APL in March 2016.

Brad Sidley

Property Manager, Blenheim Office

Brad's role at APL includes property management, leases and licensing. Brad has extensive experience in project management through his previous employment with Air New Zealand and the Marlborough District Council. Brad is passionately South African and enjoys mountain biking and a braai after 5pm. Brad is the health and safety officer for the Blenheim office and enjoys creating a safe and enjoyable workspace for all.

Helen Brumby

BBS (VPM), Graduate Valuer, MPINZ.

Property Manager, Rotorua Office

Helen graduated from Massey University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Business in Valuation and Property Management. Helen then joined Property Strategies (rebranded to APL Property) where she has gained experience in managing investment portfolios, tenancies, acquisition and disposal of properties, lease/licence negotiation, building compliance and asset management. She has also completed condition assessment surveys for iwi trusts and local authorities. Helen has recently obtained Membership of the Property Institute of New Zealand and is Chair of the Rotorua/Taupo PINZ Branch and co-ordinator for the Bay of Plenty Branch of Women in Property.

Jill Barke

Body Corporate Manager, Rotorua Office

Jill has lived in Rotorua all her life and understands the area and its unique culture well. After 12 years of managing her own business with her partner, Jill worked for the Ministry of Social Development for eight years. She started with the benefit fraud unit and moved onto MSD's national accounting centre into the role of managing occupancy contracts. The role was varied and it included participating in the tender process with GETS, ensuring contract compliance and obtaining the best service for the smooth operation of MSD sites. More recently Jill worked in the insurance industry and this provides valuable assistance to body corporates in deciding on the optimum package for their complexes. Jill's experience operating her own business and owning residential properties gives her the drive, enthusiasm and skills to work hard for APL Property and its clients. Her rapport and collaborative approach allows her to achieve consistently.

James Price


Property Advisor, Queenstown Office

James graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology. Prior to joining APL Queenstown in 2016, James spent several years overseas working in mining and mineral exploration. James’ time working in the extractive resource industries provided him with experience managing small projects, contractor engagement and health and safety. James is particularly interested in property management and development and is currently studying part time towards a Diploma in Construction Management from The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand.

Chris Green

Property Advisor, Queenstown Office

Chris recently completed his final year at Massey University undertaking a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Valuation and Property Management with a minor in Marketing. Originally from Palmerston North, he spent a few years living in Wanaka where he worked at Cardrona following his passion for snowboarding. Following this, Chris spent a few years living in the US where he gained valuable skills and experience managing luxury ski vacation homes. At APL, Chris manages commercial properties and assists with the management of the Queenstown Lakes District Council portfolio.

03 777 4123

Blake Hoger

Property Advisor/Operations Manager (Body Corporate), Queenstown Office

Blake has been involved in Body Corporate Management since 2005 and joined APL in 2015 when relocating to Queenstown. He currently oversees the operations of APL’s Body Corporate division and specialises in providing consultation on the establishment of new Unit Title schemes. Blake also works on the Queenstown Lakes District Council portfolio providing advice on leasing, licensing, easements and other local Government property issues.

03 777 4125

Nick Ritchie

Body Corporate / Property Advisor, Queenstown Office

Nick is currently in his final year of a BBS in Valuation and Property Management at Massey University which he is completing via correspondence. He works with Jeff providing property advisory services to Land Information New Zealand for Crown property disposals. He also manages a large portfolio of Bodies Corporate around the Southern Lakes District. Originally from Palmerston North, Nick enjoys living the dream with a great passion for snowboarding and motorcycling. He enjoys his line of work with APL and aspires to utilise his valuation degree once graduated.

03 777 4128


Lindsay Borrie


Registered Valuer, Queenstown Office

Lindsay has been in the valuation field since 1985, valuing in the lower South Island. He moved to Central Otago in 2001, valuing mainly in the Queenstown-Wakatipu Basin and Cromwell District,but extending to all of Central Otago when called upon. Lindsay brings experience and extensive knowledge over a broad spectrum of property types, with his current portfolio including lifestyle and rural properties as well as vineyards and cherry orchards, residential dwellings and apartments. His experience in the commercial sector within this region covers industrial properties and lodge accommodation. Lindsay's vast knowledge ensures you will receive an informed perspective and reliable assessment.

03 777 4124

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Sarah Mitchell

MPINZ, B.Com (VPM), PG Dip Comm

Property Consultant, Wanaka

Sarah is a Registered Valuer and Member of the Property Institute and Institute of Valuers, with over 20 years of experience in the property industry. Sarah has a Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation & Property Management and also has Post Graduate Diplomas in Rural Valuation and E-Business. She originally worked in the Canterbury Province then, following a stint abroad working in Corporate Banking and IT, returned to New Zealand, settling in Alexandra as a Registered Property Valuer, where she provided 12 years valuation service to residential, commercial and lifestyle property owners in the district.  Sarah has recently moved to Wanaka and is now undertaking project work at APL Property Limited for the Queenstown Lakes District Council and Land Information New Zealand.

Malcolm F Moore

Dip.Ag, Dip VFM, VP Urban, SPINZ, MNZIPIM, (Reg)

Registered Valuer, Alexandra Office

Malcolm is a Registered Valuer and Registered Primary Industry Consultant with over 40 years experience, particularly in the Central Otago and Queenstown Southern Lakes Districts and has a prolific knowledge of the area. Malcolm is fully qualified and experienced in all facets of urban and rural valuation work. He established his practice based in Alexandra in 1977 and expanded with full time office in Queenstown in 1995 and Wanaka in 2006, joining APL in 2012. Farm valuation and consultancy are a passion for Malcolm which is recognised by his loyal client base. Malcolm has been very active in a range of community activities throughout his working life in Central Otago. He also enjoys spending time on the golf course. 

027 433 6504

Denelle Croucher


Registered Valuer, Wanaka

Denelle is a Registered Valuer, Senior Member of the Property Institute and Associate Member of the Institute of Valuers. She gained registration in the year 2000 and has a wide range of experience in the property industry. Before joining APL she undertook public valuation work in the Tauranga region where she provided 10 years valuation service. Denelle's range of expertise includes valuation of residential, commercial and industrial property types. Denelle is based in Wanaka and covers valuation assignments across the Queenstown Lakes District including Queenstown. 

03 777 4079

027 222 4197

Benjamin Rotto

BCom (VPM)

Valuer, Queenstown Office

Ben grew up in Queenstown and has been interested in property from a young age. He returned to the area after spending some time travelling overseas and completing a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln University. Ben first joined APL in May 2015 as a Property Manager but has since moved to a full time valuation role focusing on the Queenstown Lakes region. Ben is continuing to work towards becoming a registered valuer in the near future.

03 777 4129

027 220 1682

Holly Keeling

BSc (Financial Mathematics)

Valuer's Assistant, Queenstown Office

Holly is originally from England but moved to Queenstown just under a year ago. During, and since leaving Univeristy in London she has had multiple roles in admin and customer service, in both England and New Zealand. Holly joined the APL Queenstown office in March 2017 providing professional assistance and support to the valuation team, as well as the duties of those of a typist, receptionist and administrator. On her evenings and weekends she can often be found singing with her guitarist in the local bars around Queenstown.


Trish Matthews

Typist/Administrator, Queenstown Office

Trish was born and raised in Queenstown. She moved away from Queenstown in 1982 returning in 1996. Since then Trish has had various customer service and administration roles with QLDC, SBS Bank and the Queenstown Library and has spent some time as a volunteer at the Citizens Advice Bureau. Trish joined APL in April 2014 as typist and office support to the valuation team.

Jessica Stuart


Office Administrator, Blenheim Office

Jessica grew up in Marlborough and left after finishing high school to complete a Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University in Wellington. Jessica joined APL in February 2017 after spending 5 years overseas working various administrative and customer service roles for companies such as Trade Me, ANZ and Christie's. Jessica's role at APL includes receptionist, health and safety, and related office administration work.

03 577 7780

Nadia Hubbard

Property Administrator, Queenstown Office

Nadia is originally from Auckland and has recently returned after living in Australia for 5 years. While living overseas, she worked as a Residential Property Manager in both Western Australia and New South Wales, before moving on to a Personal Assistant role for one of Sydney's Eastern suburbs top sales agents. Altogether, Nadia has nearly 6 years of experience in real estate. She is now a Queenstown local enjoying the lifestyle and working alongside Blake and Nick assisting with the Body Corporate and Queenstown Lakes District Council portfolio's.

03 777 4127

Kathryn Sheehan

Typist/Administrator, Queenstown Office

Kathryn joined APL In September 2016 as a typist and administrator providing professional support to the valuation department and Queenstown office.



Accounts Administrator, Queenstown Office

Originally from the USA, Jayna now calls Queenstown home and comes to APL with more than 10 years of accounting experience at a local Queenstown real estate firm. Jayna's experience includes trust account, preparing budgets, business process procedures and software implementation. Jayna joined APL in Feburary 2016 and in her role manages the accounting functions for the Queenstown office.

03 777 4126