Garden City Team

Garden City Team

Welcome to Propertyscouts Garden City, where our dedicated team of professionals is passionate about hassle-free property management. With extensive local knowledge and expertise, we handle everything from marketing your property to addressing tenant concerns. You can rely on us to handle everything while you focus on your other priorities. Let's work together to achieve your property goals.

Riana Zaayman

Property Manager

Riana is a Property Manager with over 14 years of experience in office management and nearly 2 years’ real estate experience. Her dedication lies in problem-solving and surpassing expectations, consistently striving to create happy homes and thriving communities.

With an honours degree in Psychology under her belt, Riana has garnered accolades such as the Certificate of Excellence for her remarkable contributions to office support at the School of Computing. Additionally, her tenure at the University of South Africa's Research Department earned her the esteemed Team Player Award.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Riana enjoys in reading, movie-watching, gaming, and cherishing quality moments with her daughter. A self-proclaimed food enthusiast, she enjoys eating out at local restaurants.

Explore our comprehensive services on the website or reach out to Riana for a complimentary consultation. Relax as she expertly manages the stress; your peace of mind is her paramount concern, ensuring seamless assistance from A to Z.

Pauline Bacon

Property Manager

With 12+ years of experience in Property Management, Pauline is a seasoned Business Development Manager, Team Leader, and Compliance/Audit Manager, skilled in both Residential and Commercial Leasing. A licensed Customs Agent, she brings a unique perspective to the field.

Pauline is a mother of three adult children and has called Kerikeri home for a decade, residing on a 10-acre lifestyle block. Pauline and her husband also run their own Property Inspection Business. Her love for sailing, horse riding, and the outdoors reflects her adventurous spirit.

Roberta Zhao

Franchise Admin Support

With a Bachelor of Business from UNITEC, Roberta has been living in New Zealand for more than 18 years. She has a passion for property, and has been working in the real estate industry since 2000. Her role at Propertyscouts involves supporting property managers and always delivering a top-quality service to their owners, tenants, and tradespeople alike.

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.

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