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Our Team at goodGround Real Estate


Martin Albrecht – Principal

When Laurelle and I formed goodGround in 2008, we had a very clear vision of the future of real estate. It wasn’t the career I had expected after a lifetime of farming and forestry, but once I became a qualified salesperson, I developed a passion for the industry which has never left me….read more

LaurelleLaurelle Albrecht – Finance Manager

My role within goodGround is to make sure the business runs smoothly. My background in financial administration enables me to contribute to a balanced growth plan for the business….read more


Shane Samtani REAA2008

Shane Samtani  – Sales Specialist

I specialise in the sale of premium residential and lifestyle properties in the area north of Auckland including Waipu, Waipu Cove, Langs Beach and

Mangawhai / Mangawhai Heads. Having started my realestate career in April 2014, I’m justifiably proud of my success to...read more


Carleen Still – Sales Specialist and PA to Shane Samtani

I am married with 2 adult children and have been in the Whangarei area since 1989, having lived in Kamo, One Tree Point & Oakleigh.
I am an International Country Music Recording Artist with 5 successful CDs and I have had 3 nominations for Kiwi ProAm Country Music Female Artist of the Year….. read more



 Lynda O’Riley – Sales Specialist

Lynda has the magic touch – she has the uncanny ability to read people, and deduce what they’re asking for into practical reality.  People warm to her calm, relaxed manner, which is a far cry from the stereotypical pushy salesperson!…read more


  Jennifer Starr – Sales Specialist

As a Kiwi returning home, Northland and in particular Whangarei, was without a doubt our first choice. Really do ”love it here!”….. read more



Hadley Nightingale

Hadley Nightingale – Buyers Agent

Hadley is dedicated to getting the best outcome for you as a purchaser along with finding you a property which will meet your buying criteria, whether it be a home, beach house or investment property…… read more



Ben Heenan

Ben Heenan – Sales Specialist

Ben was born and raised in the Whangarei area, but has spent the better part of the last 10 years seeing the world. During these travels he formed a real fascination and later, a passion for real estate…… read more



Clive Weir – Sales Specialist

Coming from a building background and working in the building industry for the last 20 years I have developed a real passion for real estate. I started up and operated two manufacturing companies …… read more


Bridget DennisonBridget Dennison – Property Manager

Bridget was born in Taiwan and grew up in NZ, she is fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese. Bridget’s father being a property investor has meant that Bridget has grown up experiencing the ins and outs of the industry……. read more


Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown – Personal Assistant to Martin Albrecht – Waipu

I was born and bred in Gisborne surrounded by beautiful weather and picturesque beaches, When I decided to relocate with my partner, I knew. …..read more



Tennille Read – Administrator – Waipu  & Whangarei

After Working in a telecommunications company for one year, Tennille decided it was time to focus on looking for a long-term job she could develop into a career….. read more


Shian Cottam – Administrator, Whangarei

After returning from travelling Europe for 2 months, Shian wanted to find a position where she could focus on developing her career….. read more


Dubdub profile

Dub Dub – Top Dog

Dub Dub’s full name is WWW  Dub Dub for short.  Dub Dub was born a virtual dog and was educated on a real estate website specialising in lifestyle blocks. From an early age she exhibited excellent skills…read more