Big Changes at Blackmores

Over the past 18 months, there have been a lot of big changes happening at Blackmores.  We thought it might be a good opportunity to let you know what we’ve been up to.

Trading Name and Branding

Since March 2016, we have been trading under the name Blackmores, instead of Blackmore Group.  At the same time we changed our logo and branding to freshen up our look.  You might’ve have seen our ads.


Also in March 2016, we relocated to 162 Broadway Avenue after being at the corner of Victoria Avenue and Main Street for 20 years.  Our new offices are more suited to our business and the way we are operating now.  We have open plan offices and meeting rooms with fantastic natural light and views over the Ruahine Ranges.  If you haven’t visited us in our new space, please feel free to drop in any time.


As part of our business strategy, Blackmores has been rolling out new technology to enable us to work smarter in today’s modern business environment.  Over the past 12 months, we have been developing a new valuation system that will allow us to provide clients with a faster and more efficient service.  We are hoping to launch this service for our residential clients in the next few months with commercial, industrial and rural clients following close behind.


After 22 years with Blackmores and over 45 years in the Valuation industry, Geoff Blackmore has retired from valuation work and is enjoying more time with his family and on the golf course.  Blackmores has benefited from his vast knowledge and experience over the years.  We are sad to see Geoff leave our offices but he still pops in from time to time, and we know he has lots of projects on the go.

Also leaving us after 7 years is Chris Willoughby who started with Blackmores after graduating from Massey University.  Chris worked hard for residential and lifestyle clients.   We wish him all the best for his bright future.

Joining Blackmores is James Blackwood.  James started with us part time in late 2015 when he was still a student at Massey University.   James graduated in late 2016 and same time became a permanent member of the Blackmores team.  He is currently working towards Valuers Registration.

As you can see, Blackmores is in a period of big change which we are really excited about.  These changes are aimed to provide faster and more efficient delivery of quality property valuation and consulting services to our clients.

Property valuation experts

Blackmores offer a new kind of property service that includes a wide range of specialised property solutions to the rural, residential, industrial and commercial sectors. Blackmores equip their clients in the Manawatu and surrounding regions with the knowledge to make informed decisions when it comes to valuation and property solutions that are independent and impartial.

The Blackmores team have a combined knowledge base of around 150 years, New Zealand Property Institute senior memberships, and a full understanding of local property and the changing marketplace, Because of this Blackmores enable their clients to make informed decisions providing reports on cost and value consideration all making them a recognised leader.

Blackmores is dedicated to providing quality, reliable, informed advice that is on time in all areas of the property market, making the most of the technology and industry applications.

Blackmores has been operating in the Manawatu and surrounding districts for over 20 years, with some of our Registered Valuers having more than 40 years experience in the region.

Blackmores currently covers the Horizons Regional Council region including Manawatu, Horowhenua, Whanganui, Rangitikei, Ruapehu and Tararua Districts. Additionally we undertake work in the Wairarapa and Kapiti regions.