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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

23 Dec 2021

2021 Kiwifruit property market report

Kiwifruit industry is still growing strong despite challenging environment.
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1 Aug 2021

New Zealand Forestry Market Update| August 2021

Land for forestry purposes continues to be in high demand and we are seeing a good level of sales activity, supported by strong commodity prices and upward pressure to carbon prices.
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4 May 2021

Confidence in kiwifruit continues | Market update May 2021

Sentiment in the kiwifruit industry is very strong with strong export volumes and sales prices expected, underpinning property values.
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Featured News

12 Jul 2023

Economy slowing but dairy farm values holding

January’s frosts and the cyclones in the latter stages of the summer meant our country’s food producers started 2023 on the backfoot.
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1 Dec 2022

Meet our expert Brylie Gordon

Brylie Gordon is a rural Valuer based in our Tauranga office. Gordon originally joined the team as an intern during the summer of 2019/20 while she was completing her bachelor’s degree in Land and Property Management (Rural Valuation) at Lincoln University.
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