Have we hit the bottom of the New Zealand market or is it near? And if so, what are the expectations for the next phase of the market?
Has the market truly changed, or will we go back to the long-term trend of strong growth over a long period of time? Join Nick as he takes advantage of the huge range of CoreLogic’s own unique datasets as well as publicly available information to provide guidance around what to expect next in the New Zealand property market.
Head of Research, Corelogic
Nick is an ace with numbers, and he has a knack for transforming facts and figures into compelling stories to inform a wide range of audiences. As Head of Research, Nick is at the forefront of the latest trends driving the NZ property market.
After starting out as an analyst in the telecommunications and banking industries, Nick joined CoreLogic in 2011. By drawing on his varied experience and expertise, he always brings interesting insights to the property industry.
Together with his dedicated team of analysts, Nick is constantly finding new ways of analysing data to help our customers with their property decisions. By looking beyond the news headlines, Nick focuses on the bigger picture around where the market is heading.
As the face of CoreLogic in New Zealand and host of the NZ Property Market Podcast, Nick regularly fronts the media to share his expert commentary. He’s also frequently invited to present to government organisations such as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, as well as to banks, real estate agencies and consumer groups.
Outside work, Nick keeps busy with his three young kids and his passion for trail running and sport.
Associate Professor and Director, Academic Quality at Massey University
Associate Professor Claire Matthews has been Director, Academic Quality for the Massey Business School since 2014, having joined Massey University in 1996 after 12 years in various roles with Trust Bank. In this role, she has oversight of the School’s portfolio of programmes and accreditation arrangements, as well as quality assurance. Prior to her current role, Claire taught courses in banking and financial advice at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She continues to supervise Masters and PhD students. Her research interests centre around consumer’s financial behaviour, decisions and attitudes, with a particular interest in payments as well as financial capability and retirement planning, with a particular focus on New Zealand’s KiwiSaver scheme.
She is the author of the Westpac-Massey Fin-Ed Centre’s annual Retirement Expenditure Guidelines report and one of the team of researchers for the Centre’s longitudinal study on financial literacy in New Zealand. Claire has a PhD in Banking on the subject of Switching Costs in the New Zealand Banking Market. She is a Research Associate with the Westpac-Massey Fin-Ed Centre, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Certified Member of the Institute of Finance Professionals NZ Inc. She is co-chair of the board of Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre, a former director of NZCU Baywide (now Unity Credit Union) and Co-op Money NZ (now Banzpay), and a former trustee and chair of the Eastern and Central Community Trust.