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Christel Twiehaus

Christel Twiehaus


Position: Sales Associate

Phone:03 539 0216

Cell Phone:+64 27 204 0912


Christel’s determination, cultural awareness and business knowledge as well as her international network make for a great fit with the Nelson New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty team. She complements this highly successful team with her genuine passion and commitment to service excellence.

A real estate professional with over ten years experience, Christel has attained numerous awards for excellence in listing and selling residential and rural properties in the top of the South Island.

Fluent in both English and German, Christel is enthusiastic about engaging international interest and promoting the exceptional real estate opportunities that exist in this special part of New Zealand. As a Motueka, Tasman resident she offers in depth local knowledge and business acumen for anyone buying or selling in the region.

Many clients and people from her network have become friends over time. True, her smile and laughter do wonders, but it is probably her focus on trust and professionalism and her sharp and fast mind that clients have come to appreciate so much.


'We found Christel to be honest and helpful and very professional. Nothing was too much for her and always with a smile. Her expertise and confidence made it very easy to work with her. She was always on time. We would recommend Christel to futur...e clients.'

O & S Drummond 

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"We found Christel to be a very capable, and likeable person, she was successful in securing a buyer for our property, because of her expertise and confidence we were able to close the deal with no hassles at all. We would not hesitate in recomme...nding Christel, as Agent, for any future sales she may have and take this opportunity to thank her for all her effort, a very successful sale and purchase was completed."

J & T Wright

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"Of all the agents, Christel was the most patient, most accommodating and most helpful. She listened to what we liked or disliked about each property and by the end of the day, had a really good understanding of what we were looking for. Within t...he three days we were in Nelson, we found our dream home, negotiated a not-so-straight forward settlement arrangement, signed all the documents and left it to Christel to help us complete the transaction. Christel was one of the most professional and efficient representatives we have come across and as a person and a friend, she has the most genuine and nice personality."

The Leung Family

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"Christel is always punctual and considerate. We are impressed with her sincerity, honesty and integrity. We enjoyed dealing with Christel very much and would have no hesitation recommending her to future clients."

A Jenkins

"Christel is a motivated woman and once she has a vision she can overcome any problem. Because she can think outside the square and come up with good ideas, I have full faith and trust in her. Christel is a genuine person and I feel really comfor...table working with her."

M Fraser (Property Developer)

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"Christel is brilliant. She is so different from other real estate agents we have dealt with in the past. She communicates well and works with us – respecting out wishes, listening to what we have to say and keeping us informed. She maintai...ns such a high level of enthusiasm and is able to think so creatively. We are sticking with her."

L & L Bloomfield

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"Christel is a real professional. She has a broad range of international experience and brings this knowledge to her work as a real estate consultant. She understands the wants and needs the people from overseas have when it comes to investing in... property. I found her to be easy to work with and really helpful."

A Trent (Property Developer)


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"We found Christel to be extremely pleasant, efficient and knowledgeable. We always found Christel to be friendly and approachable without being pushy and from day one felt that she was totally professional in her dealings with us, her clients. W...e are thrilled with our house in Motueka and are very grateful to Christel for instinctively realising what we were after and helping us to achieve our goal. We have kept in touch with her and look forward to meeting up again when we return to New Zealand next summer."

A & M Bissell

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303 Aporo Road and 41 Williams Road


303 Aporo Road and 41 Williams Road,

Ruby Bay

NZD $4,200,000 plus GST(if any)

With stunning beaches on our doorstep, Aporo Road & Ruby Bay, is part of one of the most popular tourist scenic roads in Tasman, New...

16.33 ha

Recently Sold

35 Dehra Doon Road

Sometimes you can really feel the soul of a home. Taking a prime position with stunning views overlooking Riwaka's "fruit bowl" and out to...

4 bed | 2 bath | 3 car