With ten years operating in the commercial real estate industry in Christchurch, Haydn has gained valuable experience dealing with developers, investors, and business professionals seeking sound commercial market advice.

Haydn has twenty years of experience in management, marketing, and corporate services within the property and logistics industries allowing him to be an expert in his field, where he has an in-depth knowledge of the local business community.

His strong service delivery background underpins all areas of his work. Having developed trusted working relationships with a diverse range of clients, Haydn’s aim is to achieve solid and efficient property solutions.

Penny has many years of experience in commercial sales and leasing, specialising in the industrial sector. Her passion for real estate and the building industry started at a young age, coming from a family of engineers it was a natural step for Penny to enter the real estate industry.

Having travelled extensively throughout New Zealand, Penny has a large number of clients throughout the country.

Highly competitive by nature, Penny loves real estate and dealing with people, she is proud to be a part of the Cowdy brand.

Bruce is a sales and leasing broker, specialising in commercial property and some residential property.

In one way or another, Bruce has been involved in real estate both in New Zealand and abroad for more than 40 years.

In that time, Bruce has been a lawyer, company buyer, salesman, hotel owner, motel owner, plain English specialist and run an employment company.

In the legal and real estate fields, Bruce has been a solicitor and partner specialising in commercial and conveyancing law and has been a property manager of multimillion-dollar portfolios. For the past four years Bruce has worked for an international company selling and leasing Canterbury property.

Bruce has exceptional communication skills and strives to properly understand client requirements in order to provide informed decisions and tailored solutions, while developing a trusted working relationship.

Outside of work, Bruce has been a rugby player at first class level, a competitive sailor, tennis player and golfer and now manages the Christchurch Golf Club, Woodward Cup team. Bruce also has one son, who is a chef in Christchurch.

Dannielle has worked in the Real Estate industry since 2014 and joined Cowdy in 2016 as a personal assistant to Nick Cowdy and Sam Cowdy. Throughout her time at Cowdy, Dannielle has gained a wealth of knowledge across both Residential and Commercial Real Estate.

After a brief time away gaining skills as an Area Account Manager, Dannielle has returned to Cowdy as a Commercial Leasing & Sales Consultant. A natural people person, Dannielle has exceptional communication skills and a knack for fostering lasting relationships.

Determined and hardworking, Dannielle leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of the best possible outcome for her clients.



“Thanks again for all your help in making this happen. I very much enjoy working with you and like your approach, and professionalism”

Jude (Vendor)


Dick has been around the Commercial Real Estate Market in Christchurch for the last 30 odd years. He is a dedicated professional with a commitment to excellence. Dick has the experience and passion to provide a competitive advantage in today’s thriving and sometimes challenging marketplace.

Property development is an area that Dick has had considerable experience, and is able to talk the language with developers.

Recently he has been concentrating on investment properties, land sales, and owner occupier transactions.

Recent notable transactions include:
155 Montreal Street $4.5million
163 Moorhouse Avenue $8.2million
299 Durham Street $730,000
75 Rutland Street $750,000
Bare Land Carlton Mill Road $2.5million
20 Twigger Street $6.1million

Dick is proud to be associated with the Cowdy brand and is a trusted advisor to call for quality commercial property needs and advice.

Craig Goodland has worked in the New Zealand real estate industry since 1997 and joined the Cowdy team in 2005.

He has extensive experience in commercial sales & leasing, residential sales and new development marketing.

Craig’s success stems from his ability to network and communicate effectively, ensuring he receives a constant stream of repeat and referral business.

Over recent years Sam has gained significant market experience with private investors and property developers and established relationships with key professionals in the industry.

Sam has a highly competitive nature, is a lateral thinker, is persistent and understands the importance of regular client updates. He is totally flexible in his approach to secure a great result.