Meet our staff

Martin Hyde

Martin Hyde – Director

Professional Qualifications

Martin holds the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Valuation and Property Management) from Lincoln University in New Zealand. He is a registered valuer, an associate of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers, a senior member of the Property Institute of New Zealand and an associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.

Work History

Martin has 21 years experience in property valuation, property management, specialised property acquisitions and disposals, and general property advisory services. After graduating, he worked predominantly in Nelson with brief spells in Southland and Wellington. He has worked in both private and public sectors and has been a director of Property Action since 1997, operating from the Nelson office.

Services Offered

Martin provides residential, industrial and commercial valuations for sale, purchase, finance, tax, asset structuring, property settlement issues and insurance purposes, along with rental advice for both landlords and tenants.

With 17 years experience in the region, his advice is always well considered and completed expediently. Martin lives in central Nelson.

Contact Numbers: (03) 548 1577 or 0274 304 533

Kim Bowie

Kim Bowie – Director

Professional Qualifications

Kim holds the degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Commerce (Valuation and Farm Management) from Lincoln University, New Zealand. He is a registered valuer, an associate of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers and a senior member of the Property Institute of New Zealand.

Work History

Kim has 25 years experience in all facets of property and land valuation. After graduating, he initially worked in the horticultural industry before leaving New Zealand to travel and work overseas. Upon his return to his home country he based himself in the South Island, working in valuation for both the private and public sectors. Nine years ago he joined Property Action as a director and he operates mainly from the Motueka office.

Area of Coverage

Kim's area of coverage extends throughout the top half of the South Island, New Zealand: Tasman including Murchison, Golden Bay as well as Nelson.

Kim's in-depth, specialist knowledge of this region, built up over many years, allows him to provide accurate, informed yet independent reporting of the highest standard.

Services Offered

Kim specialises in the valuation of rural properties including lifestyle blocks, small holdings, horticultural and pastoral land.

He provides residential, commercial and industrial valuations for a variety of purposes. Kim also has experience in properties with leasehold tenure and in rural compensation. He has acted as expert witness in various litigation and resource management issues. Kim lives in Mapua.

Contact numbers: (03) 528 0177 or 0274 304 532

Leanne Williams

Lianne Williams

Apart from her sound office and administrative skills, Lianne also has extensive experience in the property valuation industry. She started her career in 1979 in Christchurch, working for the valuation department of H G Livingstone Ltd. In this role she worked closely with the then Property Management Institute and Institute of Valuers. After moving to Nelson Lianne worked for resource management lawyers, acquiring extensive knowledge and experience in this specialist area. In 2007 she joined Property Action in her full time role.

Having grown up in Motueka and having lived in Nelson since 1985, her knowledge of the region is extensive.

A major component of Lianne's job is to ensure that properties comply with all legal requirements under the local Resource Management Plans and the Resource Management Act.

You can contact Lianne by email at lianne@propertyaction.co.nz or phone. 5481577

Shelley Furness

Shelley Furness

Shelley is our part time administrative and personal assistant; she has experience in the telecommunications industry in the sales and service sector.

Over the last seven years she has been busy raising two energetic boys and volunteering for Plunket. Shelley grew up in the Motueka and Nelson area.






Contact Number: (03) 548 1577

To have your business or property valued, contact us today.

Nelson Office

Martin Hyde
Physical: 154 Hardy Street, Nelson
Postal: PO Box 144, Nelson 7010
Tel: (03) 548-1577
Mob: (0274) 304-533
Fax: (03) 546 -9202
E: martin@propertyaction.co.nz

Motueka Office

Kim Bowie
Physical: 173 High Street, Motueka
Postal: PO Box 144, Nelson 7010
Tel: (03) 528-0177
Mob: (0274) 304-532
Fax: (03) 546 -9202
E: kim@propertyaction.co.nz