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Peter Barnett

Rural and Lifestyle Sales
027 482 6835

NZR Limited | Licensed REAA 2008

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With 22 years of real estate experience, starting our own business is one of the best things we have ever done for myself and for my clients.

Having previously worked in two corporate style real estate companies, our business enables me to tailor strategies for our clients and provide them the comfort of dealing with a committed, local owner.

We started NZR 9 years ago from scratch and now have one of the largest farm market shares across the Manawatu & Rangitikei regions.  One of the drivers of this growth has been happy past clients referring us to new clients.

My background before real estate in rural banking, valuation and stock & station industries following gaining a B.Com (Ag), provides me a wide experience and skill base to draw on to assist my clients.

Our local Manawatu/Rangitikei rural team includes Gareth Hagan and Rural PA Steph Killin, enabling me to focus on marketing, sales and negotiation on behalf of my clients.  This team approach ensures nothing is left to chance in ensuring we get the best result for our clients.


“Highly recommend Peter! Very knowledgeable and trustworthy and a pleasure to work with. Thanks for helping us find our farm!”

Britney & Andrew Perkins


“Peter is a good guy to spend time with. He’s no dummy and his background in Ag means “he gets it”. Peter is a handy auctioneer as well… albeit he recently proved that you can’t get blood out of a stone. I’ve bought and sold a few farms over the years and in my experience Peter and the guys at NZR have set the best standards. “

Charlie Pedersen


“We recently had the opportunity to successfully sell our property near Feilding through NZR.

We had known of Peter through our farming related business previously and because of his association with farming we felt NZR and Peter in particular would be a good “fit” for us.

Peter came with a reputation for being very genuine and communicating well.

We chose NZR as we felt Peter would be a person we could relate to well and would listen and take on board the different scenarios that we felt were possibilities to sell our property, but, at the same time be willing to give his opinion and provide suggestions.

We wanted an agent who was honest, upfront and straight forward with no unnecessary rhetoric, but at the same time kept us fully informed of what was happening.

We are pleased to say our dealings with NZR lived up to our expectations.

Peter has amazing support staff in his administration team who are extremely efficient.

Nothing was left to chance by Peter or his admin team and we are grateful for that.

We would feel comfortable in recommending Peter and his staff to anyone contemplating selling a property.”

Prain & Sue Irving


“Professional.  Thorough.  Great communication.  On time.  Kept promises.” 

Duncan and Sarah



"Choosing NZR to market our 15.7 hectare lifestyle farm was very easy, based on word of mouth comments and known reputation.

Once we had signed up with NZR, Peter was in regular contact, gave us plenty of sound advice and instilled us with confidence. We were particularly impressed with the Property Report layout, the photos and the drone footage of the farm. 

We enthusiastically recommend Peter & Nicola Barnett from NZR when you are considering selling your property."

 - Jan & Jamie

"Right from the first time we met Peter and Nicola at a viewing, we found them extremely helpful and happy to give advice. 

The subsequent appraisal was given with enthusiasm for our property, which gave us confidence that we would get a great price (which we did). 

Throughout the listing and purchase process, Peter, Nicola and Alex were positive, helpful and communicated well. We would recommend NZR!"

- Simon and Raelene

“Potaka Station” whilst a good farming operation and well managed was one of the more high priced properties sold in the North Island recently and required a well organised real-estate company to manage the sale.

From my point of view as owner , I must compliment you and your team for a well run programme through the entire sale process.

From the start of the advertising programme over a period of 6 weeks and your personal commitment of virtually spending everyday there over that timeframe made , I believe potential buyers ,very pleased with the level of knowledge you had of the property.

I know some of the days during the winter may not have been the most enjoyable , but that didn’t seem to deter you or your team , and think that showed a real estate company who was prepared to go that “extra mile”.

With interest from all over New Zealand and abroad it required a company that was prepared to satisfy queries 24/7.

As mentioned I would like to thankyou personally for your commitment and give NZR Ltd a strong endorsement to other potential sellers of farms about the quality of service from your company."

- John 

"Pete was great to deal with! He was up front and there were no problems."

- Hamish

"Peter took all the responsibilty off me allowing me to relax knowing I was in good hands."

- Colleen

"Peter at all times maintained a trustworthy position and has our confidence that his judgements were in our best interests.

We appreciated his knowledge of the real estate industry and would recommend him as an agent with an honest upfront personality, who put 100% into achieving the sale on our property."

- Tony and Maxine 

"Before putting our property on the market we had concerns about finding an agent who would represent our wishes and needs through the campaign and right to the end Peter worked hard for us as vendors. In fact his follow up and assistance post sale has also been most appreciated."

- Richard and Christina 

"We were impressed and delighted with the way in which you dealt with us, as well as potential purchasers, and all other people involved in the process.

You have a rare talent of being able to present yourself as a warm and open human being at the same time as conducting professional and efficient business. 

It was a pleasure for us to be able to deal with you and we thoroughly appreciated your skills and valued them."

- Rob 


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Current Listings

Current Listings

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275 Weston Road Mangaweka

1573 Ruahine Road Rangiwahia

465 Makino Road Feilding

518 Lees Road Feilding

518 Sandon Road Feilding

506 Sandon Road Feilding

702 Mount Stewart Halcombe Road Halcombe

660 Mount Stewart Halcombe Road Halcombe

29 Kuku Road Pohangina

560 Parewanui Road Bulls

325 Murimotu Road Hunterville

221 State Highway 56 Opiki

815 Main Drain Road Rangiotu

50 Kuku Road Pohangina

Brightwell Road Bulls

333 Makino Road Feilding

315 Makino Road Feilding

McHardie Road Bulls

Kilkern Road Bulls

Lot 2 Tennants Road Bulls

Tennants Road Bulls

Block 2 Parewanui Road Bulls

127 Hastings Street Halcombe

Lot 1 Tennants Road Bulls

793 Peep O'Day Road Kimbolton

Kilkern Road Bulls

Block 1 Parewanui Road Bulls

245 Penny Road Rongotea

20 Marshall Road Hunterville

266 Mt Biggs Road Halcombe

147 Puawai Road Rongotea

581 Kellow Road Rongotea

250 Makino Road Taihape

273 Williamsons Line Marton

381 Mokai Road Taihape

3769 Pohangina Valley East Road Apiti

114 Makoura Road Apiti

99 No 3 Line Pohangina

262 Te Awa Road Kiwitea

370 Raumai Road Bulls

4 Feltham Street Hunterville

13 Marshall Road Hunterville

664 Raumai Road Bulls

482 Table Flat Road Apiti

451 Table Flat Road Apiti

254 Te Rakehou Road Feilding

155 James Road Halcombe

258 Sandon Road Feilding

33B.2 Macdonald Heights Feilding

33B Macdonald Heights Feilding

965A Reid Line East Bunnythorpe

309 Colyton Road Colyton

1347 State Highway 1 Marton

599 Makino Road Feilding

20 Kuku Street Tangimoana

707 Colyton Road Colyton

Murimotu Road Hunterville

243 Short Road Halcombe

133 Mania Road Rangiwahia

867 Rangatira Road Hunterville

601 State Highway 1 Bulls

147 Mellington Road Hunterville

442 Porewa Road Marton

73 Vinegar Hill Road Hunterville

13 Willoughby Street Halcombe

909 Raumai Road Bulls

256 Reu Reu Road, 72.63ha Under Contract Halcombe

1224B Makino Road Halcombe

Somersal Lane Marton

23 Bruce Street Hunterville

2262 Makino Road Halcombe

901 Ongarue-Waimiha Road Taumarunui

500 Mangamaire Road Pahiatua

164 Murimotu Road Hunterville

196 Ngaio Road Feilding

146 Geanges Road Apiti

919 Pukeokahu Road Taihape

413 Taikorea Road Glen Oroua

234 Sandon Road Feilding

Pukepapa Road Marton

Voss Road Halcombe

256 Reu Reu Road Halcombe

526 Lake Road Himatangi

20 Smiths Road Marton

328 Jeffersons Line Marton

80 Sandon Block Road Hunterville

1808A State Highway 1 Marton

State Highway 1 Marton

Raumai Road (next to 200) Bulls

Halcombe Road (next to 501) Feilding

29 Kuku Road Pohangina

388 Rangatira Road Hunterville

1738 State Highway 1 Marton

1808 State Highway 1 Marton

1265 Roberts Line Bunnythorpe

811 Kellow Road, Himatangi

Lees Road, Feilding

499 Sandon Road, Feilding

407 Taonui Road, Feilding

Kellow Road, Himatangi

223 Kawakawa Road, Feilding

297 Oroua Road, Kairanga

164 Murimotu Road, Hunterville

240 Agnews Road, Hunterville

642 Kelvin Grove Road, Kelvin Grove

551 Valley Road, Feilding

511 Makino Road, Feilding

1435 Kimbolton Road, Feilding

787 Reu Reu Road, Feilding

51 Taonui Road, Feilding

934 Laws Road, Dannevirke

2205 Cliff Road, Eketahuna

Lake Road, Himatangi

133 Reid Line West, Feilding

1614 State Highway 3, Awahuri, Feilding

15 Ashby Lane, Bulls

571 Stanway Road, Halcombe

300 Junction Road, Feilding

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