Rural & Lifestyle Sales Specialist | Wairarapa & Tararua
Paula Raleigh’s roots are rural and true to the land. Raised in Southland on a sheep, beef and cropping agribusiness, Paula and husband raised their four children while farming a successful intensive sheep, beef and cropping operation in the northern Wairarapa for several years. Paula understands the ins and outs of the industry and is active in the rural network. Furthermore, as a business owner of several investments herself, where she and her husband own and manage Pongaroa Hotel, Puketoi Lodge, and Portage Paradise, Paula has a real appreciation of the complexities of hospitality and corporate situations.
Not one to rest on her laurels, Paula has made the move from a support role with the Colliers Lifestyle and Rural team, to sales, bringing with her a background of strong farming and business experience, operational effectiveness and creative marketing techniques.
Paula focuses on her key attributes of professionalism, a strong work ethic and community engagement. She really listens to and understands her clients, enabling her to create solutions best suited to each situation. Paula believes that customer satisfaction is paramount to any successful business, and this drives her always to go that extra mile to ensure her clients receive excellent service and a top result.