Sue Christie

Sue came to Goodwins after a period managing a relationship team in the holiday home industry and has had an extensive background in the accommodation sector of the hospitality industry, at management level.

Her efficiency, follow through and attention to detail are second to none and her “can do” attitude will ensure your property is very well cared for and your returns maximised.

Sue is well known for her empathetic nature and her sense of humour and outside of the office, she loves to entertain and is busy with extended family.

Dave Ducker

Originally from the UK, and having been based in London for nine years after graduating from Exeter University, Dave had extensive experience with client relations and residential property. This experience has easily transferred over to his role with Goodwins.

Dave arrived in New Zealand in 2004, and has been involved with residential property ever since. He joined the Goodwins in 2006, and has been an active member within the company since this time. His portfolio has grown over the years and he has established many excellent professional relationships.

A lover of all sports (especially the oval ball), and with three young children to chase around, he keeps himself very busy away from the office as well.

Caitlin Francis

Starting her real estate career in 2013 and completing her Real Estate licence in Australia, Caitlin has developed a broad industry knowledge as well as the tools to build strong and long lasting relationships with both Owners and Tenants. Her detailed approach and people skills have helped her excel as a property manager.

Caitlin has worked in both Australia and London as a property manager and settling down in Auckland now, she is very excited about bringing the skills she has gained over a total of 6 years in the industry to Goodwins.

Jacques Bell

Transitioning from the role of Residential Salesperson to Property Manager, Jacques has found the transfer of related skills to be seamless. With a solid base of property knowledge, Jacques has the know-how and skills that are crucial in understanding not only people, but the concerns that arise from working in the property industry.

Operating amidst a marketplace increasingly saturated with unlicensed operators, Jacques’ licensed, ‘no-nonsense’, but personal approach to property management, ensures he protects his client’s investment whilst maximising the value of that property’s rental return.

With a determined work ethic, and a proven attention to detail, Jacques ensures he is genuinely supporting his clients into a better financial and emotional position than if they were managing the property themselves.

Outside of the Office, Jacques is a competitive swim coach,and enjoys General Fitness pursuits. Nowadays, an avid spectator of Rugby following younger years as an Auckland Representative, and is an active Surf LifeSaver at Whangamata Surf Lifesaving Club.

Danielle Smith

Born and raised in Auckland, Danielle spent much of her childhood in her mother’s craft shop! Offering help to customers from a very young age, Danielle has enjoyed the rewards of giving great customer service, and interacting with people of all ages, and backgrounds.

Always having had a keen interest in property Danielle embarked on her first role in Real Estate as a receptionist in 2007. Danielle has enjoyed a diverse career pathway – evolving her expertise to serve as a PA, Property Management Assistant, and BSO (Business System’s Operator). Working across both Sales and Property Management Departments has enabled Danielle to grow her knowledge of all aspects of the real estate industry. Danielle qualified her Real Estate Salespersons Certificate from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand, and is now a Licensed Agent (REAA 2008 Licence Number 10053978).

Danielle enjoys building strong relationships with both landlords and tenants, alike; and, thrives on the day-to-day challenges and problem-solving that property management entails.

A keen fishing and rugby fan! In her spare time you will find Danielle on the side-lines of the rugby field, cheering on her young son’s Team or out on their boat catching big Snapper.

Nikki Ramage

Originally from the UK and an ex-NCO of the British Army having served for nine years, and then running her own Public House, Nikki emigrated to New Zealand in 2007. Having a background in operations she has pursued a career in management and then transferred to residential property management in 2016.

Her passion for the industry, drive, and determination coupled with her down to earth and approachable nature, Nikki is looking forward to building on relationships and is looking forward to being a solid member of the Goodwin’s team!

Outside of work, Nikki is kept busy running after her two Miniature Schnauzers Poppy & Snoopy and of course following everything All Blacks!!

Joy Chen

Along with more than 19 years of life experience living in New Zealand, Joy has a strong customer focus, whereby customer service is paramount. She has the language skills, knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to take her customer experiences to the next level. Being fluent in both English and Mandarin she has been able to help people where English is not their first language.

Joy has a wealth of expertise and knowledge in property and has amassed years of experience working across both residential sales and Property Management. She works with both landlords and tenants guiding them with solid advice through each stage of the process.

Joy holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Administration from Massey University, which not only demonstrates her ability to work hard to achieve an outstanding result, but the study gives perspective when communicating with her landlords and tenants.

If you want assurance that your property will be managed to the very highest of standards, call Joy Chen today.

Tanya Lepua

Tanya has come to Goodwins after spending 20 years working as an Territory Manager in the food and hospitality industry, previously she spent 10 years as a Sales Executive with an International, Travel and Accommodation Company.

She has a vibrant, friendly and energetic personality, yet prides herself in building positive sustainable relationships. Tanya is patient and dedicated to her clients.

Tanya is proud to be a part of the Goodwins team & looks forward working with both Owners and Tenants.

Outside of work, Tanya enjoys Live Music, spending time with her family & Travelling.

Raewyn Millington

Raewyn is a highly experienced Property Manager, who has been servicing Auckland’s Real Estate market for more than 18 years. Complemented by 6-years as a customer relationship and personal manager at Westpac Bank. 

Being a property owner, and investor herself, Raewyn knows what is expected to ensure that her client’s investments are professionally managed to a very high standard.  Raewyn is motivated by her regular, positive client-feedback, and remains dedicated to delivering a quality property management service to her clients. Real Estate is ‘in Raewyn’s blood’ … Her father enjoyed a career spanning nigh on 50 years! Goodwins’ is extremely proud to have now welcomed Raewyn to our ‘Real Estate family’.

Julian Burke

Always having a passion for Real Estate, Julian began his career at an early age of 17 working as an assistant to a small team of Property Managers in his hometown of Palmerston North. He embarked overseas to Brisbane, Australia where he became a letting agent for a large city-based Property Management company for almost a year and once deciding to move back, Julian was offered the opportunity to become a Property Manager at the early age of 21.

Having qualified with his Real Estate Salespersons Certificate from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand and his level 4 Property Management Certificate, Julian has a wealth of knowledge and experience to bring to the Goodwins team. He is looking forward to building long lasting relationships, creating new opportunities, and striving to be the best!

A keen social butterfly, Julian enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking up a storm and exploring new adventures.