Steve Newton - Associate

Registered Valuer, ANZIV, SPINZ

Specialising in commercial and industrial valuations for rental assessments and market values

Also involved in:

  • Market valuation
  • Rental valuation
  • Unit entitlement assessments
  • Valuations of specialised properties
  • Asset valuations
  • Insurance valuations
  • Mortgagee valuations for receivership
  • Development properties, subdivisions, etc.
  • Arbitration / Mediation

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business Studies (Valuation/Property Management) completed at Massey University, 1991
  • Registered Valuer - No. 3230 (Registered July 2000)
  • Senior Member of the Property Institute of New Zealand, November 2005

Clients Represented:

AON InsuranceAg ResearchAir New Zealand
AMI InsuranceANZ Bank New Zealand LimitedBledisloe Holdings Pty Limited
Bank of New ZealandBPBridgestone/Firestone
Child, Youth and Family ServicesMinistry of JusticeDominion Property Fund
Earthquake CommissionFarmlands Trading SocietyFonterra
Goodman Fielder New ZealandHamilton City CouncilHauroa Waikato
Housing New ZealandInghams Australia LimitedKiwi Income Property Trust
McDonaldsAudit New ZealandMinistry of Education
Ministry of Internal AffairsNew Zealand Crown SolicitorNew Zealand Fire Services
New Zealand PoliceNew Zealand PostNZI Insurance
Price Waterhouse CoopersProgressive Enterprises LimitedRestaurant Brands
Somerset Retirement VillagesStephensonsTainui Corporation
The WarehouseTransit New ZealandWell Energy
Westpac BankWork and Income New ZealandZorb Limited
KiwibankMinistry of Business, Innovation & Employment   Carter Holt Harvey

Significant assignments in all facets of valuation including asset valuations, mortgagee sales, subdivisions, disused and obsolete properties, specialised properties, fast food properties, ground rental reviews and insurance valuations.

Experience & Employment History

2009 – Present - Commercial Valuer – Property Solutions (BOP) Limited.  Assessing a wide range of commercial and industrial properties, together with specialised property assessments.

2003 – 2009 - Senior Commercial Valuer for DTZ – Hamilton.  Involved in specialised commercial market valuations, rental valuations, insurance valuations, asset valuations, and arbitrations.

2001 – 2003 – Registered Valuer for Ford Valuations - Hamilton.  Undertaking a wide range of commercial and industrial valuation work for Alan Ford, previous Fellow and President of the Property Institute.

1997 – 2001 - Registered Valuer for Darragh Valuations – Waikato.  Manager of the Cambridge office undertaking a wide range of residential, lifestyle and commercial valuation work.

1994 – 1997 - Weathermaster Products – Hawkes Bay.  Business owner/director of a manufacturing company producing window coverings, awnings and screens.

1992 – 1994 - Valuation New Zealand – Hamilton.  Graduate Valuer undertaking all aspects of urban valuation and rating valuation including working on the first indexation of the South Waikato Tokoroa revaluation.


I spent two years living and working in Japan learning and understanding the cultural differences and work ethics of the Japanese society, working for the Language Institute of Japan from 1991-1992.  This has given me a sound understanding of cultural differences.


I am a fully qualified certified diving instructor and spend time in the weekends boating, fishing and diving, together with spending time with my young family of four children.

I am a keen traveller and have travelled extensively through Western Europe, parts of Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and North America, together with Pacific Islands, Middle East and Australia.


Simon Harris | Harley Balsom | Garth LaingTodd DavidsonMark Grinlinton