The Whitmore office of NZHL is sited in a 1930s villa that has been fully renovated after owners Brad and Nicole Yates felt they wanted to work from a base that had a homely, family feel, rather than an office. Brad joined New Zealand Home Loans (as it was then called) as a consultant in 2007, he and his wife Nic, bought the business in 2008.

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Here's why our clients enjoy our services


With being single and having to manage a mortgage on my own, I have to say the NZHL team made it easy for me – especially when I needed any extra “top ups” to buy a car, redecorate my house, etc – it was never a problem. The annual “catchRead More

Deborah M & Shane K

We have been New Zealand Home Loans customers since 2000, and currently have two properties. As things were running themselves, we didn’t spend any time thinking about our mortgages, or place any importance on attending regular reviews. Recently however, we decided to purchase another home while placing our current residentialRead More

Donna & Richard

Nic Yates, Christchurch. She is down to earth, makes things easy to understand, professional and to top it off enjoys a good laugh!

Glen & Sam

Well you may not have finished your Marathon. But you’re our Champion !! Thank you so much Nic for pulling the strings and getting us across the line. AWESOME !!  

Rashke & John

I just wanted to day a special thank you to you for helping us organise all our insurance needs. You have been an absolute pleasure to deal with. Thank you for going the extra mile for us. You have been truly amazing. So helpful and kind throughout the whole process.

Franz & Sara

Recently we were referred to Ben Whitty at New Zealand Home Loans, we made the decision to switch from our current bank to NZHL. It has been the best decision for us, Ben has been there from the start explaining everything clearly and guiding us through our new build loan,Read More


You are amazing!! Thanks so much for all your help. It is great to be so far away and know that it is easy to contact someone who can help out with things like this. People who are with a regular bank never have this kind of personal assistance andRead More

Jerry & Liz

Hi Simon Thought we would contact you to thank you & Nic for getting us to the position of being mortgage free. It’s been some 4 years since becoming a client of NZHL, still remember in that first meeting you saying that you would help us reduce our debt andRead More

Steve McKey

My wife and I decided to head to the CHCH Home Show a few months back to fill in the day. While there we came across a NZHL stand that had a sign saying “Refinancing your Home Loan” We both kept walking and started discussing our state of play andRead More

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