OTAGO REAL ESTATE (Licensed under the REA Act 2008)



Our commitment

We aim to ensure that:

  • Making a complaint is as easy as possible
  • We treat your complaint seriously
  • We deal with your complaint promptly and in confidence
  • We learn from complaints and use them to review and improve our service

What is a complaint?

A complaint is when you tell us you are not happy about the service we provide. It can be anything and could include:

  • When we do not deliver a service on time
  • When we give you the wrong information
  • When you receive a poor quality service
  • When you have a problem with a member of staff

How to make a complaint

If you wish to make a complaint you can contact us in any of the ways listed below.

By email at

In writing to us at

                                    Otago Real Estate
                                    PO BOX 6400
                                    Dunedin 9059
                                    Level 1, Moray Chambers
                                    30 Moray Place


By phone (03) 474 0470 or fax (03) 474 0624

In person at our offices

Your complaint will be fully investigated and a response issued within 10 working days. If you are unhappy with the response you can contact the following people:


Managing Director                                    Commercial Property Manager

Chris James                                                      Carolyn McLean

Level 1, Moray Chambers                              Level 1, Moray Chambers
30 Moray Place                                                 30 Moray Place
Dunedin                                                              Dunedin
Mobile: 0274 324 316                                      Mobile: 0274 392 376


Response Times

We will acknowledge receipt of your complaint within 2 working days.

We will issue a full response within 10 working days.

If there is a delay in responding we will keep you informed of our progress



We are happy to receive any other comments on our service to customers.

Please contact us in any of the ways mentioned above or complete a comment card at any of our offices. Alternatively you can email us from the contact section on our website.


Complaints Directly to the Real Estate Agent’s Authority

If this process does not work for you, you may access the Real Estate Agent’s Authority’s complaints process directly or without first using the in-house complaints resolution procedure referred to in this document. The use of the in-house complaints resolution procedure does not preclude the making of a complaint to the Authority.

Complaints to the Real Estate Agent’s Authority may be made directly to:

PO BOX 25371, Wellington 6146
Phone: 0800 FOR REAAA (0800 367 7322)
Fax: (04) 815 8468