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Richard (Dick) entered real estate in 1968 and qualified as an Associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).
In 1972, Dick was appointed to the Auckland District committee of the REINZ and remained a member for 25 years. During which time was elected President of the District in 1990 to 1992.
In 1982 he was elevated to Fellow of the REINZ.
Dick was elected as the New Zealand President of the REINZ and President of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Federation in 1993 and 1994.
During 1993 to 1995 he was elected as the Deputy World President for the International Real Estate Federation for the Asia region.
In 1996 Dick was appointed as a Justice of the Peace for New Zealand.
1998 to 2007 he was appointed to the Real Estate Agents Licensing Board which over saw the licensing of Real Estate agents in New Zealand. It also dealt with disciplinary matters involving complaints about agents.
Dick was also appointed to the Tenancy Tribunal as an Adjudicator for the Ministry of Justice in 1996 until he had to retire because of the age limit in 2008. He adjudicated in over 25,000 Tribunal hearings at various District courts.
In 2009 Dick commenced with Bayleys Real Estate (Fiji) Limited where he is still employed.