Passionate about property and dedicated to helping people achieve their goals, real estate is the perfect fit for Matt. Born and raised in Gisborne, Matt understands and appreciates everything Tairāwhiti has to offer and fond childhood memories of weekends and holidays spent on a family farm in the Wairoa District seeded the passion for rural life within him a long time ago.
Joining Ray White Gisborne as a Lifestyle and Rural specialist, Matt is determined to look after the wants and needs of his clients and deliver the best result possible. Teaming up with the highly experienced Alan Thorpe, these tenacious two are the new generation of rural real estate and are dedicated to achieving a result that is second to none.
Working as a competitive swim coach for the last 15 years, Matt is well-known in the community and has built strong relationships with hundreds of local families. He has been entrusted to nurture and guide our young athletes and enable them to reach their full potential and achieve their dreams. Matt was awarded “New Zealand Rookie Coach of the Year” by Swimming New Zealand early in his career and continued to live up to this throughout his career. As a competitive swimmer himself, Matt understands the meaning of determination, focus, and commitment. Being a member of numerous New Zealand teams, highlights of his career include Captaining the NZ Team in a Tri-Series against Japan and Australia and medaling at the Hong Kong World Cup, it’s clear to everyone that Matt never shies away from a challenge and is always willing to put in the hard work to achieve the result he wants.
Having taken many steps up the property ladder himself, Matt knows first hand all that is involved in the process of buying and selling property and believes that things can be done better within the real estate industry, which is why he’s proud to join the dynamic team at Ray White Gisborne. Bringing a humble, yet highly motivated approach, and promising to deliver an honest and professional service throughout the entire process, Matt is excited to help you achieve your property dreams.