Otago Property Investors Association Inc

03 477 6220

otago@nzpif.org.nz

Up coming Events

Keeping you updated with up and coming events

Otago Property Investors Association Inc

  • Event of Interest

  • Annual Events

  • OPIA Property Hub
    See Event information for details of our upcoming meetings.
  • OPIA Meeting Room Event

  • OPIA Property Hub - Forbury Park

  • Bus Tour
    Annual OPIA Bus Tour of properties
  • Central Otago Meetings
    Regular Central Otago Meetings.

Past Events by Year:

End of Year Function: Walking Tour of the Historic Precinct
OPIA Property Hub
12/11/15

The last event for 2015 is a chance for members to tour some of the buildings within Dunedin's historic precinct. Join us on a walking tour starting at the north end of Vogel Street. We will be visiting several buildings on the way to the Vogel Street Kitchen where we will complete the evening with drinks and nibbles along with time for networking with fellow members.
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Regular Meeting with guest speakers Marilyn Innes and Chris Featonby
OPIA Property Hub
13/10/15

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.

Venue:
Forbury Park Raceway Function Room (1st floor)
Victoria Road, Dunedin

Please bring along your current membership card for proof of membership and as your name tag.
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OPIA - Carpet Court Evening
OPIA Property Hub
15/09/15 - 6.30 for 7.00pm

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.

Venue: Carpet Court, 115 Cumberland Street, Dunedin

Finger food and drinks will be provided. Please remember to bring along your membership card.
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OPIA - Commercial Evening
OPIA Property Hub
01/09/15 - 7.00 for 7.30pm

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.

Venue: Forbury Park Raceway Function Room (1st floor), Victoria Road, Dunedin - doors open at 7.00 for a 7.30pm start

Finger food will be provided. Please remember to bring along your membership card.
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Regular Meeting
OPIA Property Hub
24/08/15 - 7.00 for 7.30pm

Guest Speaker: Philippa Howden-Chapman

Philippa is a professor of public health at the University of Otago, Wellington. She is director of He Kainga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme and the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. She has conducted a number of randomised community housing trials in partnership with local communities, which have had a major influence on housing, health and energy policy. She has a strong interest in reducing inequalities in the determinants of health and has published widely in this area, receiving a number of awards for her work. She is currently the chair of the WHO Housing and Health Guideline Development Group.

Forbury Park Raceway Function Room (1st floor), Victoria Road, Dunedin - doors open at 7.00 for a 7.30pm start
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North End Group
OPIA Property Hub
23/06/15 - 5.45 for 6.00pm

North End Group
Tuesday 23 June 2015 – University College, 315 Leith Street, 5.45 for 6pm start – This is the first of a new OPIA initiative to further the knowledge of landlords or managers of properties in North Dunedin. If you own a student property/ies, now is the time to start preparing for the 2016 intake of tenants. Listen to representatives from Otago University, OPIA members Matt Morton, Stef Wade and other experienced landlords to gain excellent knowledge on house prices, rental trends, what to expect from tenants, how to ensure you attract the best tenants possible and to answer any other questions you may have. There will be light finger food provided.
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AGM / Terry le Grove - President of New Zealand Property Investors Federation
OPIA Property Hub
16/06/15 - 7pm for 7.30pm

Annual General Meeting followed by Terry le Grove, President of New Zealand Property Investors Federation giving a presentation titled “Your National Voice” 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.

Venue:
Forbury Park Raceway Function Room (1st floor)
Victoria Road, Dunedin

Please bring along your current membership card for proof of membership and as your name tag.
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Does It Come Under Repairs & Maintenance or is it a Capital Expense?
OPIA Property Hub
21/04/15 - 7.00 for 7.30pm

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.
We can cover off what questions we typically receive, and provide a few examples of what is viewed as a repair and or maintenance versus a capital improvement.

Finger food will be provided at the beginning of each meeting and the bar will be open. The library will be available to borrow or return any books. Please remember to bring along your membership card.
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Could Xero be the "Hero" in Your Rental Property Business?
OPIA Property Hub
24/03/15 - 7.00 for 7.30pm

Xero Accredited trainer and property investor, Penny Halvorsen will speak about and show the benefits of using Xero as a landlord.

Embers Function Room
Crown Mill
Manor Place
Dunedin
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Mitre 10 Mega DIY Evening
OPIA Meeting Room Event
19/03/15 - 6.15 for 6.45pm

Hosted by Martin Dippie (Managing Director of Dunedin Mitre 10 Mega) and Ron Cribb (National Trade Key Account Manager for Mitre 10) who will share their personal experiences in property investment. There will be special deals and prize draws as well as the unveiling of a new offer for OPIA members.
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Gigatown - The Benefits For Otago Landlords
OPIA Property Hub
24/02/15

Thanks to a game well-played, Dunedin took out the top spot to win its place as New Zealand’s first Gigatown and is now well on the way to becoming the most connected town in the Southern hemisphere.
Josh Jenkins and Dunedin City Council Chief Executive Officer, Dr Sue Bidrose visited Chattanooga in Tennessee, US to see for themselves how gigabit broadband has transformed the American city. They were both blown away by the experience.
#GigatownDunedin was run by Josh Jenkins, a Project Manager at Digital Office, along with many volunteers in the community. The Digital Office is a non-profit organisation that receives council funding to develop projects that help our communities be more efficient by integrating technology into their lives.
Josh has agreed to come along and speak with landlords about the benefits to be gained by our city and region through winning the Gigatown competition.

Forbury Park Raceway Function Room (1st floor)
Victoria Road
Dunedin
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