Geoff Stewart comes from a background of trades and real estate. He started investing in real estate in the 1990s and has been successful ever since. 

As the director of the company, Geoff’s role is to inspire and manage others to work at their highest level. A hands-on landlord himself, he also supervises property maintenance for APR. 

Geoff is outstanding in problem-solving, helping customers in a professional and attentive manner, and is both tactful and assertive when necessary in dealing with people. 

Geoff is a great asset for APR for his skill in handling the public with professionalism and sensitivity, and his many years’ experience in trade business.







A graduate of the University of Waikato where she gained a Marketing Degree, Dorothy Zhou has been involved in Property Management for more than a decade. In this time, Dorothy has built a reputation within the industry for being professional and diligent and has developed great local knowledge about Hamilton City.

Dorothy is highly organised with excellent communication skills. She enjoys a challenge, is multi-lingual and has a good understanding of the multi-cultural aspects of Hamilton’s rental market. Her great advantage is in building bridges between different cultures to maximise the profit for your rental. An efficient, energetic and measured approach is the signature of her style.

As a property investor herself, Dorothy understands the importance of selecting the best tenants at the best possible rent and is focused on offering a hassle-free service to landlords.

Dorothy also believes in tailored service to suit the wide-ranging needs of landlords and strives to provide the best customer service with a personal touch and in a professional manner.





Carol has recently returned to Hamilton after spending 5 years in Perth Australia, where she was working for a property maintenance company.

Previous to her moving to Perth Carol was employed for 7 years with a Property Management Company in Hamilton, where she first started out as Administration Support advancing to Accounts then progressing on to the Office Managers role.

Carol brings to the company valuable experience within the Property Management field and also in running an office effectively and efficiently while maintaining a friendly and approachable manner.

She is highly organized with excellent communication skills and will work towards the best outcome for all concerned.







Alison moved to Hamilton after spending two years in Auckland. Prior to that, she graduated in South Africa with an honours degree in fine arts, majoring in photography and printing.

She worked in the real estate industry for publications and was a Property Manager before becoming a full-time mum to twin boys. With her wide range of expertise, Alison has a keen eye for detail and is also a skilled website designer.

She aims to provide an enriching experience to those she meets inside and outside APR.  She believes problems can be solved with the right attitude and a friendly approach. Alison is excited to be on board with the team at Action Property Rentals and is looking forward to working with both landlords and tenants for continued successful relationships.







Tayler Paterson has lived in New Zealand for 3 years, having been born and raised in the United States, where she worked in hospitality as an event co-ordinator for 10 years.

Tayler is a key figure in the APR team, keeping a close eye on the Hamilton and wider Waikato rental market even while she was looking after her newborn son Mason. Tayler has a natural affinity with people from all backgrounds and establishes strong relationships within her community.  She has a keen interest in house design and is eager to expand on this within New Zealand’s property market. She also brings a fresh,  enthusiastic perspective to APR and the rental industry.

Her excellent communication skills and approachable personality help her resolve problems effectively. Tayler's relaxed style also ensures customers always feel comfortable when dealing with her.









Lloyd Hollis has a background of working in the energy sector and has been a successful property investor since the late 1980s. As a member of the Waikato Property Investors Association, he continues to invest and keeps up to date with changes in the property market.

Lloyd's property management style is 'hands-on' and he consistently strives to provide a personalised service. He brings to Action Property Rentals proven experience which includes managing multi-storey apartments and taking an active role in Body Corporate responsibilities.

Twelve years ago, Lloyd set up a furniture rental business in Hamilton (Furniture and Whiteware Rentals) which continues to successfully operate and has proven to be an extra 'add on' to property management.

Part of Lloyd's property portfolio is out of town, so he relies on other property managers for their assistance. Lloyd knows what good customer service is about and is well-placed to help property investors achieve good returns on their investments.