Robert Hawkes

Present Position

Retired as Valuer/Property Consultant

Professional Experience

Retired at December 2010 after over 45 years in the property industry, consulting, dispute resolution, project management, property management, land acquisition negotiation and valuation roles, predominantly urban, with rural for public and utility works. Remains available for dispute resolution appointments.

Career Summary

Land Purchase Officer for Central and Local Government. Government Valuer (urban valuation). Property Manager for Local Government and major Department Store chain. Private practice Valuer/Property Consultant.


AMINZ Panel of Arbitrators; AMINZ Panel of Mediators; AMINZ List of Adjudicators; Appointments to various Arbitrator, Adjudicator and Mediator roles, covering a wide spectrum of disputes mainly centred on valuation, property management, construction, property rights and miscellaneous commercial issues.


"Ground Lease Rent Review Arbitrations - Valuer Roles. Advocate, Expert or Arbitrator? Is There a Difference?" Published NZ Property Journal Nov. 2003, pg 22. Chapter on "Real Estate Valuation and Rent Review Arbitrations" within Green & Hunt on Arbitration Law & Practice Published by Thomson Brookers.


Fellow (Arbitration/Mediation), Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand Inc. Fellow New Zealand Institute of Valuers. Fellow Property Institute of New Zealand. Professional Urban Valuer.