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Chris Boyd | Colliers | Tauranga

Chris Boyd

Executive Director | Rural Valuation

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Professional Summary

Chris has 36 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 and the Directors Institute of New Zealand.


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

A member of the Directors Institute of New Zealand



Service Lines

Rural and Agribusiness Valuations, Valuation and Advisory

Featured Research

2 Nov 2020

New Zealand Forestry Market Update| November 2020

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10 Sep 2020

Colliers Dairy Property Market Update August 2020

The dairy sector shows resilience despite uncertainty and slowing sales. Find out about how key markets are faring and download maps analysing recent dairy farm sales for Canterbury and Southland regions.
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1 Jul 2020

Kiwifruit industry going strong despite challenging conditions | Market update June 2020

Sentiment in the kiwifruit industry remains strong despite a challenging growing season drought and the global Covid-19 pandemic. Find updated commentary on the kiwifruit market and our full 2020 report released earlier this year.
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Featured News

2 Mar 2021

Rural Valuer Jack Powell moves to Blenheim office

Rural Valuation strengthens the viticulture team in Marlborough with Jack Powell moving from Christchurch
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2 Apr 2020

Rural Valuation founder retiring after 24 years

The founder and former Executive Director of Colliers International’s Rural and Agribusiness Valuation and Advisory service is stepping down after 24 years with the business.
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