Phone: +64 6 757 5080
Fax: +64 6 757 8420

Hutchins and Dick
Valuation & Property
3 Young Street
New Plymouth

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Valuers are the only true independent professionals where their remuneration is not based on outcome/results.


Meet the Hutchins & Dick Team

Merv Hunger

Rural Director

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Rural Valuation and Farm Management)
  • Diploma of Business Studies (Urban Valuation)
  • Member New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management

As a rural director, Merv is a dual qualified registered valuer who specialises in Rural valuation and related property matters. After joining Hutchins & Dick in 1999, he registered in 2002 and then traveled overseas, managing a dairy farm in Ireland, followed by 50% sharemilking in Taranaki for serveral years. This successful practical experience, along with being born and bred on a dairy farm provides Merv with a solid background to advise on all property and farm management issues especially large scale intensive dairy operations. Other areas of expertise include lifestyle and specialist property including asset valuations for government and Iwi organisations.

You can contact Merv by:

Mobile: (+64) 027-248-9112



Craig Morresey

Commercial & Industrial Director

You can contact Craig by:

Mobile: (+64) 027-436-7593


Max Dick

  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Valuation and Farm Management
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers
  • Fellow of the Property Institute of New Zealand

Max has practised in the rural sector since 1974, and is a specialist in dairying, sheep and cattle farming, broiler chicken units, specialist rural sector industries and compensation in respect of pipelines, well sites, transmission lines and road realignment. Farm supervision and ownership, together with a positive business attitude, are attributes Max brings to all clients.

Max attended Stratford High School and Lincoln University before beginning his valuation career in 1974. He joined Frank in 1982 to create Hutchins & Dick and a director for 25 years until 2007.  The directors are pleased that he continues to be a part  of the Hutchins and Dick team.

You can contact Max by:

Mobile: (+64) 027-444-7528