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Release Wanaka & RAWAWanaka Property

Property Strategy and Buyer's Agent

Release Wanaka has teamed with RAWA to create an independent property strategy and buyer's agency exclusively for the Wanaka region.

You already know the luxury and beauty of Wanaka. We now provide you elite professional, independent advice to purchase, develop and own your Wanaka lifestyle property. Our combined expertise, experience, and local networks across the construction, property and financing sectors are unparalleled. They place us in a unique position to deliver independent strategy, property sourcing, negotiation, and management solutions for discerning real estate investors.

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Wanaka Property


We take the stress out of buying New Zealand property. We know property acquisition, development, and project management.

  • We source the finest Wanaka real estate opportunities, advise on market dynamics, and minimise your risks.
  • We provide and manage a comprehensive due diligence service comprising legal, planning, compliance, and value assessments.
  • We enhance property use and increase investment value through our expert design, project management, and consenting services. We know local body rules and regulations so you don’t have to.

Wanaka Property


Property investment in Wanaka has intensified over the past decade. Both domestic and international investors know: investing in Wanaka is an astute addition to any portfolio.

  • Sourcing and creating investment opportunities in the residential and lifestyle property sectors has been our business for the last 10 years.
  • Our strategy is to maximise your overall return and achieve your long-term investment objectives.
  • We provide you with unrivalled access to premium properties, including off-market, unlisted, and development sites.

Wanaka Property


Secure your future and unlock the secrets of the Wanaka property market – a market we know better than anyone.

  • We are licensed professionals who specialise in searching, evaluating and negotiating the purchase of property on your behalf.
  • Negotiating real estate matters for our clients’ best possible outcomes is our core business. You benefit from our specialist knowledge.
  • With your outcomes in mind, we rigorously assess opportunities to ensure that you acquire property under the best terms and at the best possible price.
  • We can source finance options, structure transactions to minimise capital requirements and manage the Overseas Investment Office approvals process, if required.


As a discerning property investor you can choose to list with Release Wanaka. We are a full-service luxury holiday rental agency using online marketing, a professional sales team, and the latest technology to maximise your rental returns.

Wanaka is one of the world’s great lifestyle playgrounds and Release Wanaka is the favoured provider of luxury villa rentals and experiences for the affluent adventurer, wealthy families and the discerning traveller. Wanaka is continuing to grow as a year-round, global destination and official tourism predictions and forecasts are for strong, consistent growth.

  • We are known for Wanaka property management excellence. We ensure your Wanaka property investment is maintained to the highest standard. We can also coordinate renovation and fit-out projects.
  • Release Wanaka will monitor, oversee and coordinate all maintenance and ensure your property is prepared for rental use. We appoint and manage reputable contractors, get competitive quotes and coordinate any work required.


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Nick Frame

Nick has extensive experience managing his own luxury villa rental agency. Combined with a history of property construction, development & project management, he is equipped with the local knowledge to help clients succeed in their Wanaka property goals.

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Dougal Paterson

Dougal has over 20 years in the project and property industry leading teams across multiple markets transacting deals throughout New Zealand. His blend of practical approach and industry experience provides highly effective solutions. Dougal is the licence holder of the RAWA real estate agency business.

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What our customers say

  • "A large family group of 16 persons, stayed at this wonderful holiday home. It's huge, clean and well equipped, not to mention the beautiful views looking out from living room and kitchen. All of us liked it very much!"

    Jonathon, UK

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