Tim Truebridge – Director

TimRegistered Valuer;  FNZIV;  B.Agr.(VAL)

Tim’s valuation expertise spans 27 years, becoming a member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers in 1984, registered as a valuer under the Valuers Act in 1987 and became a Fellow of the Institute in 2012.

Tim is a preferred “list” valuer of the major trading banks in the area of urban land development in the Wellington region and has a strong interest in the maintenance of “best valuation practice” particularly in challenging financial environments.

Particular specialist areas of practice include:  High end residential; Development land – both urban and rural;  Leaky buildings;  Compensation for public works for both the Crown and Claimant;  Professional indemnity claims; Expert witness in mediation, arbitration, High Court proceedings.

E:  tim@trueproperty.co.nz   M:  021-907-352

Dale Wall – Director

DaleRegistered Valuer;  ANZIV;  Urban Prof.

Dale’s valuation expertise spans 30 years, becoming registered as a valuer in 1981, having completed the New Zealand Institute of Valuers Urban Professional Exams, gaining Associate status four years later and, with the establishment of the Property Institute of New Zealand in 2000, became a founding member and recognised as a Senior Practitioner.

Dale is regarded as an expert primarily, but not exclusively, in all commercial and industrial,  retail and specialised use property; completing valuation tasks for financial lending, sale, insurance, market rental and consultancy purposes.  He also has specialist knowledge in the retirement village/private hospital area.

He is regularly called upon to give expert evidence in the District, High and Environment Courts.  Dale has actively filled the position of Arbitrator and Expert Witness in negotiation and formal arbitration disputes and has also acted as an Umpire on many occasions.

E:  dale@trueproperty.co.nz   M:  027-454-2219

Hamish Bills

HamishRegistered Valuer, B.Com (Ag), ANZIV

With over 30 years working in the Valuation industry, Hamish was registered as a valuer in 1990, having completed a Bachelor of Commerce with an Agricultural major. He is an Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers and a Senior Member of the Property Institute of New Zealand. He currently Chairs the Wellington Branch of the NZIV.

Hamish’s main areas of expertise cover all aspects of Residential and Rural valuation, including mortgage, acquisition, disposal, division of assets, compensation, subdivision, easements, boundary adjustments, insurance, rental and peer review. Commercial and industrial assignments include property appraisal, rent reviews, market and insurance valuations. He also acts as an expert witness in property disputes.

In addition, he provides expert advice in the rural sector throughout the lower North Island. This work has evolved to include compulsory acquisition compensation under the Public Works Act.

E:  hamish@trueproperty.co.nz   M:  027-445-8878

Richard Papps


Registered Valuer; BBS (VPM); MPINZ

Richard brings over 13 years experience to the valuation industry having competed his studies through Massey University in 1999 and then working overseas and in Auckland before returning to Wellington in 2006.  He joined Truebridge Partners in 2010.

Richard is primarily a residential/lifestyle valuer, under-taking work within the wider Wellington region for a number of financial lending institutions, private investors, and members of the public, for primarily current market, mortgage, and insurance purposes.  When required, Richard also has some involvement in commercial and industrial valuations.

In addition to the above, Richard is the main valuer within the wider Wellington region for one of New Zealand’s largest banks, where he undertakes their mortgagee / forced sale valuation work.

E:  richard.p@trueproperty.co.nz   M:  027-505-6748

Graeme Kirkcaldie

GraemeRegistered Valuer;  FNZIV;  Val. Prof. (Urban)

Graeme’s valuation experience spans more than 40 years.  He is currently a member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers’ Professional Practice Committee.

His valuation expertise covers a very wide spectrum of urban property including city peripheral and suburban commercial offices, retail, and showroom buildings and rental premises; industrial buildings such as factories, workshops and warehouses; residential properties; rest homes and geriatric hospitals; kindergartens; rural/residential lifestyle properties; gymnasiums and halls; school buildings; service stations; retail banking premises throughout New Zealand; and land for street widening, boundary adjustments and exchange.

Graeme has regularly prepared evidence for property litigation matters, appearing as an expert witness on numerous occasions.  He also acts as an arbitrator, umpire or third valuer when called upon in matters of rental dispute.

E:  graeme@trueproperty.co.nz   M:  027-446-6509

Andrew Hyder


Registered Valuer, ANZIV, MPINZ

With over 40 years working in the Valuation industry, Andrew was registered as a valuer in 1979, having completed a Diploma of Agriculture and initially training as a Rural Valuer. He is an Associate of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers and a Member of the Property Institute of New Zealand.

Andrew’s main areas of expertise cover all aspects of Residential valuation, including Mortgage security valuations; Commercial valuation, including rental assessments and determinations, and rent reviews and arbitrations; as well as Industrial valuations and Insurance valuation.

In addition, he also specialises in valuing motel properties across the lower North Island; bespoke film studio properties for major clients such as Peter Jackson; insurance valuation work for the Presbyterian’s national portfolio of properties located in Wellington, as well as several other religious denominations; and portfolio work for a number of private investors.

E:  andrew@trueproperty.co.nz   M: 021-470-442