Past Events by Year:
Regular Meeting with guest speakers Marilyn Innes and Chris Featonby
Fellow members Marilyn Innes and Chris Featonby have agreed to educate members on various topics of interest to landlords. They are hugely experienced and very knowledgeable and are happy to share much of what they have learnt along the way.
OPIA - Carpet Court Evening
Carpet Court has recently become one of the OPIA business partners and they would like to invite members of the OPIA to join the team on Tuesday 15th September at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start to show you their products and explain how they can work for you.
OPIA - Commercial Evening
A panel of commercial investors will discuss their highs and lows in the arena of commercial investing. The speakers on this panel have experience that ranges from newcomers to very experienced investors. Their combined investing experience includes the areas of Dunedin and Central Otago.
Guest Speaker: Philippa Howden-Chapman
North End Group
North End Group
AGM / Terry le Grove - President of New Zealand Property Investors Federation
Annual General Meeting followed by Terry le Grove, President of New Zealand Property Investors Federation giving a presentation titled â€œYour National Voiceâ€ featuring the work the NZPIF does in the media, with Government Ministers and Officials, and submissions etc on the issues that have been prevalent this year. The importance of being heard in the Political and Rental industry arenas is paramount.
Does It Come Under Repairs & Maintenance or is it a Capital Expense?
Inland Revenue are running a session for landlords to provide an overview of tax responsibilities for rental property owners. You will be introduced to IRD's business tools and resources, myIR online services and cover topics such as the importance of record keeping, deductible and non-deductible expenses, repairs and maintenance, items that are depreciable and what happens when you sell or dispose of your property and chattels.
Could Xero be the "Hero" in Your Rental Property Business?
Xero Accredited trainer and property investor, Penny Halvorsen will speak about and show the benefits of using Xero as a landlord.
Gigatown - The Benefits For Otago Landlords
Thanks to a game well-played, Dunedin took out the top spot to win its place as New Zealandâ€™s first Gigatown and is now well on the way to becoming the most connected town in the Southern hemisphere.
Otago University Walking Tour
The last event for 2014 is a chance for members to tour some of the Otago University Buildings. Join us on a walking tour starting outside the Centre for Innovation on corner Cumberland and St David Streets (opposite Good Earth Cafe). We will be visiting the likes of the Marsh Study Centre, new University Child Care Centre and the old heritage buildings on the way to the Starters Bar where we will complete the evening with drinks and networking with fellow members.
Bunnings DIY Evening
This action packed DIY evening at Bunnings will be full of ideas for you to take away. From new products on the market to hands on 'how to' sessions to help you put them into practice, there is so much for you to learn from the experts. Finger food will be provided by Bunnings and you will have an opportunity to network with others in a casual environment. Free admission to members of the OPIA. This is a registration only event, please register online or email the OPIA office - firstname.lastname@example.org.
David's passion is creating good property projects and connecting people with them. He is a professional property investor, President of the Auckland Property Investors Association, best-selling author of Invest and Prosper with Property and lawyer. David has successfully project managed well over 200 projects during the past decade, ranging from sleep-outs to complex 24 lot subdivisions and 32 unit apartments.