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Derek van Baarzel

Derek (Diederik) has been in global trade and the construction industry over many years, and has gained a wealth of experience in Sales, Marketing, negotiating and Customer Care. Prior to commencing his real estate career, Derek was the Managing Director in Europe, and Commercial & Sales Director in New Zealand for an iconic Kiwi high-tech company. Derek was also the Managing Director of a small construction company in a niche market. Derek’s knowledge of the construction industry will of benefit to you.



Harcourts is New Zealand’s largest Real Estate Company. This enables Harcourts to back-up its agents to achieve the best they can do and obtain the best possible price for your home. Derek is looking forward to offering you his passion, professionalism, integrity, commitment, excellent services and understanding your needs.



 "Diederik was outstanding - one of the most astute business leaders I have ever come across. He is highly strategic and market oriented and had the uncanny ability to leverage excellent outcomes from seemingly hopeless positions, a real testament to his negotiation skills" - Ian Frechtling, General Manager / UGL Limited, Australia



"Diederik is a tenacious, hardworking strategic operator" -  Steve Rowntree, Managing Director / Greenlane Technologies Limited, New Zealand



"Honest and reliable. Diederik always had your back and you can count on him. Very resilient through tough times".  - Marc Fontein, Plant Manager / McAlpine Hussman Ltd, New Zealand

Derek - With you all the way


Derek van Baarzel

Licensed Salesperson REAA 2008

Unit 1/141 West Coast Road
Glen Eden

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