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Shona Duncan AREINZ

Shona Duncan AREINZ


Position: Principal & Sales Associate

Phone:+64 7 346 0050

Cell Phone:+64 27 496 8107

Manager - Rotorua and Lake’s District for New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, Shona Duncan’s reputation precedes her. Since joining the industry in 1990, Shona has carved an extremely successful career in real estate and developed sound in-depth knowledge of the industry.

Over her years working in property, Shona has interacted with thousands of people from all walks of life and developed vast networks, both locally and internationally. Warm, sincere and very approachable, Shona’s instant affinity with people reflects her strong communication skills and love of the job.

Drawing on a high level of business acumen, leadership ability and management skills, Shona, together with her husband Alan, founded in 2003 a local real estate agency Duncan Realty in Rotorua which quickly distinguished itself as a mid to high end boutique business. Shona’s strong work ethic and genuine passion for real estate have earned her the respect of her peers, as well as her clients, many of whom come from referrals and are repeat customers, specialising in the sales of Lifestyle Blocks and Special Projects. She derives immense satisfaction from helping clients achieve their goals and welcomes the challenges that each day brings. Her ability to build strong, trusting relationships, combined with an analytical skill set, allows her to secure outstanding results, time and time again, for her clients.

Shona enjoys down time on the family’s lifestyle property and is well-known in the equine world where she competed at a top level in the show horse scene. A love of the sea and boating is perfect to add in to the mix for their passion for outdoor life.

A professional through and through, Shona is excited to now be aligned with the New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty name. Supported by a knowledgeable and experienced team, she will leverage this exceptional brand and bring a new level of real estate to the Rotorua market.


When we decided to put our property on the market, we only ever considered Shona Duncan as our chosen Agent, due to her experience, professionalism, presentation, knowledge, honesty & integrity. It is always such a pleasure dealing with both her, & the team, and it is comforting, knowing you are in the best of hands. We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending them, for both sale & purchases. They truly are great at what they do, and you can be sure of being in the best of hands. You won’t be disappointed.

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Following a request to relocate for work we were face with the prospect of selling our Rotorua lifestyle block. After meeting and discussing this with a number of real estate companies the standout was Shona Duncan and Sotheby’s International Re...alty. With a challenging property in a difficult market the level of professionalism, support & enthusiasm that Shona and her team demonstrated to us throughout the whole process was simply outstanding. The successful sale of our property was testimony to the fact we picked the right agent for the job. It’s a massive thanks to Shona and the Sotheby’s team for all their help. Nick & Kelly Jackson

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We have the pleasure of dealing with Shona throughout the process of purchasing our new property. We have found her very professional, efficient and knowledgeable, she has kept in touch with us every step of the way. We would have no hesitation in re...commending Shona to anyone and we would definitely call on her if we needed to sell in the future. Julie and Darrin - Purchasers

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We have recently sold our lifestyle property in Ngongotaha Valley. We chose Shona Duncan from Sotheby's International Realty Rotorua to be our agent. She stood out as being extremely professional and very enthusiastic about our property. Right fro...m the start we felt confident with the marketing plan Shona had presented. We had a great deal of interest in our property and we were continuously updated and reassured at all times. Our tender process was extremely successful and this is due to Shona's extensive knowledge and experience. We would unreservedly recommend Shona and her team from Sotheby's to any prospective seller or purchaser. She is a fantastic agent proving you can be both professional and genuinely understanding of peoples situations. It was a pleasure to get to know her. Debbie and Fred Olsen

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6 Burn Road


6 Burn Road,



Ideal for keeping a family together, this home provides the right environment for large or extended families to enjoy everyday life under...

5 bed | 3 bath

512 Oturoa Road


512 Oturoa Road,



Smartly dressed in tasteful modern decor and painted over recent years, this pretty-as-a-picture property has fabulous lifestyle charisma....

3 bed | 2 bath | 2 car

414F Dalbeth Road

A fabulous and simply outstanding property allows for a family to live life to the full. Infused with a holiday mindset, this property...

4 bed | 2 bath | 3 car

Unit 26, 275 Pukehangi Road

It's got location and lifestyle credentials, space galore for a large family and the opportunity to add your final flourishes. Set in...

4 bed | 3 bath | 2 car

Recently Sold

174 Kaharoa Road

Set on a flat 1.044ha block in a very desirable area, this property offers families a great sense of space and a superb entry-level...

4 bed | 2 bath | 325 sq m | 1.04 ha

Unit 1, 60 Tauranga Direct Road

Dreams of escaping to a country idyll have become a driving force in the housing market. Experience this lifestyle renaissance in the gated...

4 bed | 2 bath | 4 car

11 Morehu Road

One of the North Islands largest freehold lake edge properties with over 2ha of unobstructed north facing lake views and almost 200 meters...

4 bed | 4 bath | 2 car

818B Paradise Valley Road

This grand homestead reinterprets its original 1900s character in the context of modern life. It began life in Epsom and later served as...

4 bed | 2 bath | 3 car

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