Auckland Metro Team

Auckland Metro Team

Tara Thompson

Business Owner

Born and raised in Auckland, Tara has a background in Account Management in the corporate sector and has previously owned a successful Property Management business.

As a fellow property investor and an accredited member of the Residential Property Managers Association of NZ, Tara knows that exceptional communication skills are the key to successful business relationships and asset management.

As a full-time business owner, Tara spends her downtime with her husband, Joel, and two kiddies.

Roberta Zhao

Franchise Admin Support

Having a Bachelor of Business degree from UNITEC, Roberta has been now living in New Zealand for more than 18 years. With a passion for property, Roberta has been working in the real estate industry since 2000.

The experience she acquired through her various positions enabled her to adapt herself quickly to work in property management company which involves interactions with administration, property management, and people.

She has been serving the company in support of property managers and always committing to deliver a top-quality service to their owners, tenants, and trade people.

Ryan Weir


Ryan Weir is the Franchisor & Managing Director of Propertyscouts NZ. As a landlord himself, he understands the issues and what's most important to many property owners. As Franchisor, Ryan assists franchises by providing support and guidance around day-to-day queries and the running of their business.

Ryan first brought investment property at the age of 19, in his hometown of Dunedin. Ryan spent 10 years in the financial industry, covering many relationship management roles. In 2013, Ryan founded an Auckland property management company and successfully sold the business in 2020.

Ryan loves travelling and has an eye for improving property to enhance returns.