Valuation Services

Operating in Queenstown since 1982, APLs valuation team has many decades of valuation experience and an unprecedented knowledge of property markets between them. Our Registered valuers service all property types wihtin the Central Otago and Souther Lakes Districts. APL is independant of any real estate sales agencies and the team prides itself on providing quality driven, well-researched, independent valuations in all property classes.

APL Property are proud to be accredited by the Property Institute of New Zealand in their Property Industry Quality Assurance (PIQA) programme in property valuation. This is a scheme that provides a comprehensive toolkit to valuation firms striving for best practice and compliance and involves regular site audits by the Property Institute of New Zealand. Customers and Stakeholders can have confidence that an accredited firm has policies and processes in place to support best practice, and they have had their valuation process peer reviewed. 

To enquire about your valuation requirements please follow the "book your valuation now" link on this page. You will be taken to a page where you can submit all of the details we need to know the nature of the valuation instruction and subject property. Once submitted you will be contacted by the appropriate valuer (or requested valuer if such request is made) who will confirm the scope of works and fees for your approval prior to work commencing. At any state please do not hesitate to contact our friendly administration staff on 03 442 7133 who will be able to take your enquiry over the phone. 

Valuation services provided by the team include valuations for

 - Current market valuations for sale/purchase

 - Mortgage security and financial purposes

 - Insurance purposes

 - Compensation assessments

 - Matrimonial Property

 - Unit entitlements

 - Commercial property rent assessments

The team also provides consultancy to developers and investors. 




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Our Valuers


Lindsay has been in the valuation field since 1985, valuing in the lower South Island. He moved to Central Otago in 2001, valuing mainly in the Queenstown-Wakatipu Basin and Cromwell District,but extending to all of Central Otago when called upon. Lindsay brings experience and extensive knowledge over a broad spectrum of property types, with his current portfolio including lifestyle and rural properties as well as vineyards and cherry orchards, residential dwellings and apartments. His experience in the commercial sector within this region covers industrial properties and lodge accommodation. Lindsay's vast knowledge ensures you will receive an informed perspective and reliable assessment.

DDI: 03 777 4124

Mobile: 027 623 8648



Ben grew up in Queenstown and has been interested in property from a young age. He returned to the area after spending some time travelling overseas and completing a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln University. Ben first joined APL in May 2015 as a Property Manager but has since moved to a full time valuation role focusing on the Queenstown Lakes region. Ben is continuing to work towards becoming a registered valuer in the near future.


DDI: 03 7774129

Mobile: 027 220 1682


Denelle is a Registered Valuer, Senior Member of the Property Institute and Associate Member of the Institute of Valuers. She gained registration in the year 2000 and has a wide range of experience in the property industry. Before joining APL she undertook public valuation work in the Tauranga region where she provided 10 years valuation service. Denelle's range of expertise includes valuation of residential, commercial and industrial property types. Denelle is based in Wanaka and covers valuation assignments across the Queenstown Lakes District including Queenstown.  


DDI: 03 777 4079

Mobile: 027 222 4197



Malcom is a Registered Valuer and Registered Primary Industry Consultant with over 40 years of experience, particularly in the Central Otago and Queenstown Southern LakesDistrict and has a prolific knowledge of the area. Malcolm is fully qualified and experienced in all facets of urban and rural valuation work. He established his practise based in Alexandra in 1977 and expanded with full time office in Queenstown in 1995 and Wanaka in 2006, joining APL in 2012.Farm valuation and consultancy are a passion for Malcolm which is recognised by his loyal client base. Malcolm has been very active in a range of community activities throughout his working life in Central Otago. He also enjoys spending time on the golf course.


Mobile: 027 433 6504


Sarah is a Registered Valuer and Member of the Property Institute and Institute of Valuers, with over 20 years of experience in the property industry. Sarah has a Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation & Property Management and also has Post Graduate Diplomas in Rural Valuation and E-Business. She originally worked in the Canterbury Province then, following a stint abroad working in Corporate Banking and IT, returned to New Zealand, settling in Alexandra as a Registered Property Valuer, where she provided 12 years valuation service to residential, commercial and lifestyle property owners in the district. Sarah has recently moved to Wanaka and is now undertaking project work at APL Property Limited for the Queenstown Lakes District Council and Land Information New Zealand.


Mobile: 021 244 9988