Karen Spires' Industry Contacts

Cornerstone Property Inspection Services Ltd

Ponsonby News

Ponsonby News deals with local news, events, personalities, shopping, cafes, restaurants, arts, theatre, music, accommodation, architecture, conservation and real estate, lifestyle, community, education, sport and travel.

BNZ Reports - Tony Alexander

This column is a plain English analysis of the Economy, Financial Markets and Interest Rates.

Registered Valuers

Seagar & Partners is an independent valuation and property consultancy practice based in Auckland.

Chartered Accountants

Founded in 1998, Withers Tsang offers a full range of traditional business accounting and taxation services to clients each individualised to suit specific client needs.

International Money Transfers
Do you send or receive international money transfers? We have teamed up with HiFX, a foreign exchange specialist, who can provide industry leading rates with no hidden fees and personal currency advice, regardless of the size of the transaction. It's free to set up an account and there is no obligation to use them. HiFX can give you a quote to compare with your bank and demonstrate how much money you can save, and we aren't talking about just a few dollars.


New Zealand Immigration

Here you will find key New Zealand immigration information. Interviews with recent immigrants, immigration visa rules, jobs, living in New Zealand and much more.

NZ Invest

Over the past eight years NZINVEST has assisted thousands of New Zealanders in setting and achieving their long term financial goals through property investment. 

Silver Fern Landscaping Limited

Silverfern Landscapes has been providing landscape consulting and design solutions since 1990. They have built a reputation for producing tailor-made landscape designs for private gardens both large and small.

Builders Crack

Whether you need a tradesman to build a new house, or a handyman to paint the fence, Builders Crack will find you the hard worker you need.

Green Acres - NZ's leading service company

This is New Zealand’s leading service company. Choose from this wide range of Green Acres services and get the peace of mind that comes with Green Acres professionalism.

Interior Concepts

Great homestaging highlights the best features, and minimizes the least desirable ones, to give an optimum first impression. We’ll style, furnish and accessorise your home adding finishing touches to suit throughout.

Auckland City Council

Auckland City Council is the local government authority representing Auckland City, New Zealand.

Real Estate Institute of New Zealand

For information on buying, selling or renting a house, rural & lifestyle property, commercial property or business.

Herne Bay Medical Centre

The Herne Bay Medical Centre has been a part of the community for over 50 years. They are committed to the highest standard of care for families and individuals


Property Information

Buying, selling or researching property? QV provides property and valuation reports including E-Valuer, recent sales, and certificate of title.


School Zones 

Building a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful citizens in the 21st-century.

Google Maps

Easy-to-use online maps with local listings and driving directions.


The Mortgage Experts
They help Kiwis successfully buy over $10m of property every month. Their expert advice is free and will  save you more money for beer and shoes.
Guardian Storage
Guardian provides self storage units and relocation moving trailers, trucks and vans for rent across the upper North Island.



Find out everything about New Zealand property. Find out a home's value, local house prices, neighbourhood stats and much more.

Crockers Property Management

Crockers has specialised in property management for 30 years and has helped tens of thousands of New Zealanders to achieve their investment and property buying goals.

Burrett & Associates

Pre Purchase Inspections

Buy with confidence!
Are you planning on buying or selling property? Whether it is Residential, commercial or industrial, we can help.  Property choices are costly, and getting the correct information from a specialist can save you the hassle, time and money.

A Pre-purchase inspection can help assist both buyers and sellers of residential and commercial property, determine the whole condition of the property at present and can also give an indication of costs to remedy any issues found.



Auckland Tourist Information Centre

Tourism Auckland i-SITE Visitor Centres provide expert local knowledge and free, objective advice on travel throughout Auckland and New Zealand.


White Cross Accident & Medical

White Cross continues to thrive on the pursuit of excellence through uncompromising patient quality, teamwork, innovation and drive.

Great Ponsonby Arthotel

Ideal place to stay while searching for a house.  The best of Ponsonby restaurants and shopping right outside the door and a luxurious haven within.  New Zealand and Pacific art throughout the hotel. Comfortable and stylish rooms with ipod docks & free wifi. Complimentary breakfasts are legendary.  Walk to CBD and harbour.


Les MIlls Gym

The Auckland gym has a huge main gym, recently beautified private women's gym and three levels dedicated to Group Fitness studios, including Studio Cycling. They have all the bells and whistles you'd expect from New Zealand's largest gym.

Matrix Security

Matrix Security is a 100% New Zealand owned company delivering professional security services to residential and commercial customers.  When every second counts, our aim is to prevent or minimise loss to customers from criminal activity.

Herne Bay Veterinary Clinic

Their caring, experienced and fully qualified veterinarians and staff are there to help your pets. They are here to help with advice through to full on emergencies and everything in between.

BTS Services

Home Appliance Rental Sales & Service.

 BTS Home Services

NZ Herald
For news about New Zealand and the world.


Jones Architects

Projects include new houses, renovations, beach houses and commercial buildings. Many of their projects are within the Ponsonby, Herne Bay and CBD fringe areas.  Over recent years they have gained recognition for their Heritage renovation work.

Art Bureau Gallery

They work as consultants and suppliers of original NZ Art to enhance a company's image by using art. They create stunning workplaces, homes and offices by adding fantastic contemporary NZ art.  Art Bureau has been in business for over 20 years renting and selling NZ art.


Bear Park

If you are looking for a Pre School Education Childcare Centre that is ideal for the early developmental years of your child, Bear Park Auckland offers you all you could wish for.


St Marks Breast Clinic

The Team at our Remuera Centre is a team of highly respected medical clinicians, including breast physicians, breast care nurses, surgeons, radiologists, oncologist, radiographers, counsellor and physiotherapist. The team can offer immediate multidisciplinary review of any of your breast concerns.

Trinity Design
At Trinity they aim to provide you with a wide range of design service options to meet your building or renovating needs for both residential and commercial projects. Although based in Takapuna their clients and projects have taken them to many sites around New Zealand.

Jo Frances Photography

Professional portrait photographers specialising in gorgeous baby portraits, natural photographic portraits of children of all ages, and family portraits that capture and celebrate people and their relationships.

Property Press
With a weekly readership of 716,000*, Property Press is New Zealand's most popular property paper. All editions feature superior quality colour reproduction. Property Press has taken classified real estate advertising to an all new level.


Bayfield Primary School

Bayfield School is on a lovely, tree-clad site, in the central Auckland suburb of Herne Bay.  They have an extremely well resourced school, both in terms of facilities and equipment and with the high calibre of staff members.  There is a strong spirit of community with supportive parents and enthusiastic students.

Western Springs College

All students, inspired with a love of learning, are challenged to discover and develop their unique personal strengths so that they are well equipped to contribute to the building of a just society.


Ponsonby Intermediate

Ponsonby Intermediate is far more than a school. It is a series of experiences and opportunities that will challenge, stimulate and enable all to achieve in an environment that fosters respect and support.


Scrubs and Suds Property Wash

Scrubs & Suds is a locally owned and operated company with a solid commitment to providing local homeowners with the very highest quality workmanship and customer service.

Jack Property Maintenance

JACK specialises in both home maintenance and renovation. That means we can take care of pretty much anything from fixing a tap or installing a heat pump right through to building a new kitchen or a complete home makeover. We also offer full project management services.

House Inspections Ltd
T: 09 428 7466 | M: 021 070 7049
E: krista@houseinspectionsltd.co.nz
W: www.houseinspectionsltd.co.nz

House Inspection specialists for the Auckland region

We understand that buying a house is one of the biggest decisions of your life and not one to be entered into lightly. Unless you are an expert a house inspection is a must. With media covering stories about leaky homes and shoddy workmanship, today’s buyers are more aware than ever of the hidden problems that may affect houses on the market.

At House Inspections Limited, we place the utmost importance on uncovering those issues for each and every house inspection we carry out, to help you make an informed decision when purchasing a home.
Primary Ponsonby School

It is the belief of our learning community that we are all here, teachers, parents and students to enrich children's learning. It is the close co-operation between parents and teachers that ensures quality educational experiences for our students. The school’s core business is children’s learning.


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