Who We Are

The New Zealand Retail Property Group (NZRPG) is one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned retail development, investment and property management companies. Proudly New Zealand owned and operated, we have over 30 years experience in developing and managing centres that are vital, vibrant community and commercial hubs.
Our retail sites include Milford Centre (Auckland), Westgate (Auckland) and Fraser Cove (Tauranga).

Our vision is to be a leading provider of quality retail, residential and commercial places that reflect and serve the communities in which we operate.

To achieve this, we believe in:

  • Developing and managing Town Centre’s that are vital and vibrant community and commercial focal points.
  • Successfully managing and maintaining our sites to maximise their potential.
  • Being open to improvement opportunities that ensure our sites meet our stakeholders’, tenants’, visitors’ and shoppers’ needs.

By embedding our philosophies within our actions, we can successfully deliver projects that benefit local communities and stakeholders.

NZRPG is a genuine property business that has successfully navigated several property and economic cycles under private ownership.

The company’s foresight and adaptability have positioned it to add to the current investment asset portfolio through a pipeline of quality development opportunities in New Zealand’s most compelling growth locations.
The company will continue to deliver on its vision as a leading provider of quality retail, commercial and residential real estate in vibrant town centres.

NZRPG Management

NZRPG operates a multi-divisional property development and management professional services organisation based at Westgate in Auckland under an internalised Management Structure. Integrating in-house expertise across the broad spectrum of property disciplines has provided NZRPG with a competitive advantage.

NZRPG Management provides services to the NZRPG Group through a divisional structure including:

• Portfolio, Operational and facilities management
• Marketing and Promotion
• Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Treasury
• Design & Architecture
• Development & Construction Management
• Information Systems


  • NZ Retail Property Group (NZRPG) is one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned management and development companies.
  • Established in 1987, NZRPG has owned, managed and developed property for 35 years.
  • The Westgate Town Centre Portfolio comprises a high-quality, strategic, income-producing asset with an aligned development pipeline, making it unique in the New Zealand property sector.
  • The Milford Shopping Centre is the largest landholding and major retail provider within the Milford Town Centre on Auckland’s North Shore.
  • Fraser Cove is a large format style open-air shopping centre located centrally in the Tauranga conurbation


  • Direct exposure to the Auckland growth story
  • Unique integrated property investment, development and management platform
  • Strong, established property portfolio backed by solid macro thematics and robust fundamentals
  • Significant consented transformational development opportunity
  • Experienced in-house management capability to execute the vision

Our People

Mark Gunton

Managing Director | B.Ag. Com (VFM)

Mark is the Managing Director and owner of NZ Retail Property Group. In 1992 he formed the foundations of NZRPG, commencing with residential and industrial development before focusing on retail development. The portfolio initially comprised the development of the Westgate Shopping Centre in 1997.

Since that time, Mark has led NZRPG through the acquisition and planning for the Hub development in East Auckland (subsequently sold) completion of the Fraser Cove Shopping Centre in Tauranga, the acquisition and refurbishment of Milford Shopping Centre in Auckland and the ongoing planning and development of the Westgate Town Centre.