*Members Only* Keynote: Water, Meth, Rats, and now Asbestos too?!


Date: 13-Mar-2018

Capacity: 300 (94% booked) 

Auckland Girls Grammar School, 14 Howe Street, Freemans Bay 

Networking from 6.30pm | Presentations from 7.30pm 

Members-Only | Memberships start from $75   

Featuring Mark Trafford, Mark McDonald, and Steve Hegh 


Learn how to tackle the most common and consequential structural threats to your properties by coming along to this open panel. Our panelists are industry experts and experienced investors who offer insightful commentary as well as pragmatic solutions. 

Participants include: 
Mark Trafford, Maintain To Profit 

Mark has been successfully investing, maintaining and renovating all types of properties for over 25 years in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand, learning with each new challenge the power of great service. Mark has worked within the building industry for over 20 years and before he founded Maintain To Profit in 2007 spent 3 years running one of the largest kitchen companies in New Zealand.

When it comes to renovation and maintenance Mark has seen and done it all. With over 650 renovations for happy clients under his belt, he has all the answers. Mark is also an aggressive property investor who understands budgets and timeframes and is passionate about 'Maximizing Profit from Property' and maintaining property over the long term.  

Mark McDonald,  Bug King

Mark has extensive experience in the pest control industry and has introduced many industry leading processes. Having a keen interest in technology and development Mark is always looking to for new ways to deliver the best customer experience. Mark is also the go to person in the Pest Control industry for major media organisations throughout New Zealand.


Steve Hegh, Professional Testing Services Ltd 

Being an experienced investor and meth tester, Steve values pragmatism when it comes to rental meth management. Steve is passionate about educating fellow landlords on the real risks of meth, how not to buy into media hypes, and manage your risks in this area sensibily. Steve has been a professional meth tester for several years and services many APIA landlords with good success. 


Mike Somerville, ATL Group

Mike has been a part of the ATL team for three years, and is experienced in the practical and pragmatic management of asbestos in all environments. ATL has been established as a leading expert in New Zealand in the safe removal and management of asbestos, mould and chemical contamination, as well as winners of the Best Practice in H&S at the NZDAA awards 2017. 



Making the occasional mistake is an unavoidable part of being a property investor. To be successful at property investing, you must be able to identify mistkaes for what they are and preempt yourself from making them in future. Come hear experienced investor and property coach Debbie Roberts of Property Apprentice talk about the five most common mistakes she sees investors make at this point of the property cycle. You will learn about how to evaluate your strategy and introduce more discipline to your everyday investment protocol. 


Trial Live Streaming available for this meeting 

While the real value of these events come from listening and engaging with our speakers as well as interacting with your fellow investors on the night, we are aware that regular attendance is not always possible for all members due to other work/family commitments. In order to make this information more readily accessible for all members, we will be trialing live-streaming for the main presentations giving those of you who are unable to attend the opportunity to enjoy the presentation real-time. Simply register to receive the live-stream link closer to the event in case you cannot attend. 

* This is a sponsored presentation which will have both informational and promotional elements. 


This event is kindly sponsored

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