Chris Boyd

Chris Boyd

Executive Director | Rural Valuation

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Professional Summary

Chris has 35 years valuation and consultancy experience across a wide variety of property related matters including compensation, financial reporting statutory compliance, acquisition and rural valuation. He previously held senior positions at both Valuation New Zealand and Quotable Value – where his primary focus was the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions.

His client work for the firm since 2008 has covered a range of property types and issues including; agribusiness, horticultural ,  lifestyle and residential development land, forestry land valuations, Emission Trading Scheme issues, specialised asset valuations, valuations for financing, due dilligence tax compliance, trust formation, matrimonial disputes and compensation. In addition he has provided expert evidence in the High Court, District Court, Maori Land Court, Environment Court  and Land Valuation Tribunal.

Chris’s infrastructure sector experience has included valuation and advisory projects covering compensation for easement and right of way property interests acquired by Transpower and other leading New Zealand energy companies, for new transmission lines and infrastructure upgrades, and compensation assessments for Crown entities taking property under the Public Works Act 1981 for motorways and pipelines.

His forestry sector experience has encompassed numerous valuation and advisory engagements throughout the country – including advice in relation to devolution of the New Zealand Forestry Service in the late 1980s, land value and rental review assessments as part of Crown Forestry license protocols and Maori Land rental review requirements, various Treaty of Waitangi settlement awards and providing expert evidence.

Chris is based in our Tauranga office and offers our clients sound market advice founded on a comprehensive understanding of the specific sector dynamics and balanced by experience gained working on behalf of owners, regulators and adjudicators in both the public and private domain. He is involved in a number of practice areas including forestry, dairy, Kiwifruit Avocados, infrastructure and pastoral.

Chris is the immediate past chairman of the Tauranga branch of the Property Institute of New Zealand and is a member of  the Waikato No. 4 Land Valuation Tribunal.


Secondary Schooling St Pauls Collegiate - Hamilton

A Bachelor of Agricultural Comerce  majoring  in Valuation & Farm Management at Lincoln University - B.Com (Ag) VFM


Memberships & Involvements

Registered Valuer

Fellow of  the Property Institute of New Zealand - FPINZ

Fellow of the  New Zealand Institute of Valuers - FNZIV

Immediate past chairman of the Tauranga branch of the Property Institute of New Zealand

A member of the Waikato No. 4 Land Valuation Tribunal


Featured Research

Featured Research
18 Feb 2020
Kiwifruit property market review | Bay of Plenty | February 2020
The kiwifruit industry is going strong with continuous growth and steady increases in total production areas, improved yields and strong brand recognition. Find out more about the market in Colliers' review of the Bay of Plenty kiwifruit property market.
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14 Aug 2019
Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit Orchard Sales | July 2019
Investment in kiwifruit orchards continues despite high prices for suitable land and media licenses price of $290,000, thanks to increased profitability driven by higher yields and raising fruit prices.
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Featured News

Featured News
10 Feb 2020
Colliers opens new Rural and Agribusiness Valuation office in Southland
Rural and Agribusiness valuer Kate Day to establish the new office aimed at improving our offering in the Southland and Otago regions.
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