Hawke's Bay Team

Hawke's Bay Team

Welcome to Propertyscouts Hawke's Bay, 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.

Duncan McLean

Business Owner

Duncan is a proud third generation Hawkes Bay local. After finishing his degree he spent 18 years as a Detective in the NZ Police, specialising in drug investigation and as a Clandestine Laboratory specialist.

After identifying a gap in the local market for a dedicated rental management business Duncan met with Milton Weir of Propertyscouts Dunedin. He was immediately impressed by the systems and measures Milton had developed to ensure that his investors were receiving a top quality service. Duncan now offers those same standards in Hawkes Bay.

You can be sure with Duncan protecting your investment that you will have quality tenants and your property will be well looked after.

Duncan is extremely proud of his heritage, when he is not in the stands of McLean park cheering on the Magpies you will find him playing the bagpipes with the Hawkes Bay Caledonian Pipe Band.

Toni Hewett

Senior Property Manager - Propertyscouts NZ Property Manager of the Year 2022

Toni Hewett is a seasoned Property Investor and Property Manager. Toni has self managed her own portfolio of rental properties for a large number of years and is also an avid member of the Property Investors Federation. She has a wealth of knowledge in relation to Property Management and is looking to complete her level 4 Property Management qualification. She has been a key member of Propertyscouts Hawkes Bay since 2018.

Jill Andrews

Property Manager

Jill joined the Propertyscouts Hawkes Bay team in 2021 after returning from Christchurch to be closer to her family and grand daughter. Jill being a wealth of Property Management experience having been a Property Manager for over 17 years. She is currently Level 4 trained and is a real asset to the team.
When she is not working you will find Jill at the gym, in the garden or out and about experiencing all that Hawkes Bay has to offer.

Karina Dean

Property Manager

Karina has 12 years extensive experience in the property management industry. She is a Hawkes Bay local and started out in the industry here in Hawkes Bay before spending time in Australia in the property management industry.

Upon her return to NZ she has spent 5 years working in Property Management and then a year for the IRD before returning to Property Management with Propertyscouts in 2019.

She is a wealth of knowledge and experience and is a great asset to the team!

Mel Parsons

Property Manager

Mel has a strong background in Property Management and property investment. Mel has been both a landlord and a professional property manager locally and thrives on all things ‘property’.

Mel and her fiancé have experience with buy and holds, property ‘flips’ and also extending yield through the addition of minor dwellings.

Mel is a great communicator and her attention to detail is second to none.

Julie Belcher

Property Manager

Julie is a very experience property developer having completed a large number of new builds and major renovations between Hawke's Bay and Auckland. She is a landlord herself, having been so for a number of years.

Julie has a strong appreciation of all that is required of a successful Property Manager.

Julie also brings a wealth of knowledge to the table having previously worked in the banking and insurance realms. When not working, Julie enjoys gardening, biking the HB trails and spending time with her adult children.

Lindie Thomas

Property Manager

With a background in real estate in South Africa and 15 years property management experience in New Zealand, Lindie prides herself on offering a professional service to both landlords and tenants alike.

Lindie is passionate about property management and enjoys the variety and challenges presented within this role and understanding the importance of being well organised, attention to detail and clear communication is essential.

Lindie is also a mom of two little ones, 10year old son and 6year old daughter. Lindie enjoys outdoor activities in her spare time.