Harbinsons Real Estate is an independent and owner-operated agency dedicated solely to the service of Property Management and Rentals.

Meet The Team

Kelly Choi

Kelly has been involved in Property Management since 2004, starting her career with Professionals The Rent Shop, one of the largest property management companies at the time. Since leaving The Rent Shop in 2007, Kelly has worked with over 200 businesses in New Zealand and Australia, as a Trust accounting software trainer with Rockend Pty for residential, commercial and short-term management companies and a consultant to the property management industry.

A seasoned property management professional, Kelly has gained outstanding knowledge across a vast range of roles. Having built invaluable relationships in the real estate community, Kelly brings her passion, expertise and experience to Harbinsons.

Vaughan Harris

Vaughan has been involved in the retail, construction and property industry in New Zealand as well as in the UK and Australia for over 10 years.
He brings with him a vast range of experience and excellent interpersonal skills and is a true asset to Harbinsons.

Vaughan is very much a “peoples’ person” with a sense of humour and the ability to relate to most people. His main criteria when dealing with client’s property is to treat it as his own.

Katalin Thompson

Capable, and caring, Katalin has been calling St Heliers her home for nearly 10 years. A mum of 2 teenage boys, her friendly, and confident manner is easy to warm to, and a favourite among the Harbinsons clients. Originally from Hungary with a strong history of client service, Katalin always delivers above and beyond.


With a successful career spanning four decades, primarily in the construction and building related industry throughout New Zealand, Grant has aided successes in planning and developing new business growth through developing company goals, resolving operational concerns, and creating strategies to improve efficiency. Grant’s strengths lay in client relations, internal and external communications, motivation and coaching and leadership.

In his spare time, Grant enjoys time spent travelling, being actively involved in the agriculture industry, following thoroughbred horses, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.