About Dianne Holland

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Her professional no-fuss approach and consistently high sale prices have seen Di become one of the rising stars of the Gisborne real estate industry.

A seasoned property investor, Di has joined with her family to build an impressive investment portfolio, and she and husband Russell have run a successful website company for more than 20 years. Her experience, strong business acumen and understanding of complex transactions are well suited to the astute investor.

Di comes from a long-standing Gisborne family and has an intimate knowledge of the region and its history. She focuses her energies in the popular suburbs of the Whataupoko and Mangapapa but is happy to market property throughout all of the city and surrounding areas.

Outside of real estate, Di has had a long association with the Sonrise Christian School as a parent, board member and proprietor, and is a committed member of her local church. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and making the most of Gisborne’s world-class beaches and wineries.

Helping people achieve their property goals is never far from mind and Di is constantly on the lookout for the right opportunities for her clients. Her proven track record speaks for itself, so remember if you want an outstanding result ….."Sell or Buy with Di!"


I like that Dianne is very real, a straight shooter.  You know where you are and what to expect.  Dianne went over and above to get the sale over the line.  Thanks Di.

Leigh McGurk

Dianne was very helpful through the whole process.  I would not even have found the property without her assistance (and her patience) I am very grateful!

Jean-Pierre Paillet

We are thrilled to own our Bay View Apartment, we still can't believe it.  We have only been in the door three times as the Covid-19 hit very soon after we took ownership.

It was so lovely to come in the door of Bronwyn Kay Agency and be greeted so warmly.  Thankyou.

Dianne had the transaction in hand and took us on this journey to purchase it.  I'm sure we will have much pleasure in owning Bay View.  Warmest thank you to Dianne for us both.


Tim & Ayne

Bronwyn Kay Agency's treatment of us made us feel very important and that they genuinely cared about our well being.

it was there show of genuine care that we choose Bronwyn Kay Agency to be our real estate agent.

Thank you so much for everything.

Kahurangi Falaoa

"Thank you to Bronwyn and Sales team."  Especially to Di Holland.

Di did what she said she would do.  A sale was made of my property in Kaiti within two days of listing it.  To think I would have tried to sell it myself on TradeMe for $285k.  Di got me $30k more than what other Agents and myself expected.

"Well Done to all who helped Di with the sale too.  Thank you.


Anne Haenga

Di was very helpful and understanding throughout the whole process.  She maintained regular contact and went above and beyond to answer all our questions and help us find a house.  We would highly recommend Di and the BK team!

Aaron & Michaela Eastwood

Being a first time home buyer I didn't know what I was doing but Dianne really helped me along the way, thanks Dianne and Bronwy Kay, we're really happy with our purchase.

Take Poka

BK Agency gave me well informed information about the market and my next steps.  They were attentive to my needs in a house and came through with a house I love.  Thank you Di :)

Jo Ferkins

Happy from Start to Finish.  Many Thanks.

R & B Harvey

Bronwyn Kay was so easy to work with.  It took a while for our finances to go through but Liz & Di were so helpful & patient with us.

The service even at the office was amazing.  Loved that they offered us refeshements and made us feel so comfortable.  Liz & Di were great at following up to see how our progess was going.  The Packer whanau hightly recommend BK Agency, so friendly & super lovely.  An amazing team :)

Ernest & Leighton Packer

The team at Bronwyn Kay went the extra mile to find us a great family home in a good neighbourhood.

We had just found out we were pregnant with our first child and knew it was time to get on the property ladder. We had a dream of owning a happy, sunny home with fruit trees and chickens but didn't know how to go about it. 

After attending a few auctions and being shown what was available in our price range by other agents we were at our whits end. Nothing met our needs and the system seemed soo complicated. The competitive property market had convinced us that we should go back renting.  

Insert Dianne Holland, Liz Law and the team at Bronwyn Kay. After showing us a few homes Dianne & Liz understood our vision and although at the time nothing quite matched what we were looking for they said they would keep an eye out for us. We had heard the same thing a few times from other agents so didn't expect much follow through.  

Needless to say after a few weeks Dianne & Liz called to say "I think we have your home". We drove straight round to look at the place and loved it. There was a vege garden, a spacious sunny back yard, established fruit trees and room for the chickens not to mention a well maintained, warm, dry house. Dianne, Liz and the Bronwyn Kay team had came through with an absolute gem. They made the negotiation and paperwork a breeze and got us into our home with plenty of time to prepare for the arrival of our baby. We are literally living the dream.

I couldn't recommend Dianne, Liz and the team enough. When the property market seemed overwhelming they made it soo easy to get into our first home.

Sam Gibson

Liz & Di were fantastic.  If, in the future, we were to buy or sell we would definitely come back to them.  Couldn't imagine going thru the process with anyone else.  Such an easy, quick, stressfree process.  Wanted to deal with Liz and we got the extra bonus of Di, they are a fantastic team!

Wayne & Anna Rogers

Di and Liz, not your usual real estate agents, these two didn't hound me like a fly on a hot chop, they listened, they looked, they helped and supported me through this frustrating journey of finding a suitable home in today's market, making it a relaxed, pleasant experience, real kiwi woman, who actually WANT to help, not just make a sale, total winners!

Hollie Davis

We want to say a huge thank you to Liz and Di for the recent sale of our property. They were professional, have great communication and most importantly down to earth and friendly, they supported us to ensure the process was completely stress free. Can’t imagine doing it with anyone else.

Anna and Wayne Rogers

My very grateful THANKS, to the team responsible at Bronwyn Kay's Agency for successfully selling my home recently.

I think it was worth it, if only to receive the most awesome gift of goodies I received yesterday!!!

Thank you for everyting.

Cynthia Churton

We found both Di & Liz to be professional but personable. We would thoroughly recommend friends to use BK Agency.
Thank you!

Tania & Jason

A huge thank you to Liz and Di for all of their help through out this long process.  They went above and beyond to help us secure our first home.  Always working alongside us, keeping us up to date with everything we needed to know and reassuring us when things started getting tough.  Would Definity recommend them. 

R & T King

Speaking from a first home buyers opinion, the process can be daunting. However, working with Di and Liz, who have the knowledge and patience to guide me through the process, really helped put me at ease. Partnered with their positive, bubbly personalities, and professionalism, they’re always happy to answer questions and we’re very flexible with their time too.

R & Q Carmichael

We listed our house with Liz and Di, both are happy, kind and proffessional people. They showed this throughout the process of selling our house, we had some strict rules about viewing times, but Liz and Di met our needs as a family. We knew they were working for us and our best interests. The house was sold within two weeks!  I would recomend Liz and Di as a selling to anyone, they will be the first people we call in the future if and when we sell again.



Jeremy and Bronwyn

I found Dianne 100% professional, competent and helpful.  She always answered my queries fully and I felt I could trust her. This is vitally important. Dianne inspires confidence.

Robyn Gardner

Once again Dianne Holland was the right lady for the job!  I was so impressed first time around three years ago that when we had to sell my dad’s house I immediately thought of her.  She is one of those people who quietly works at getting the job done.  Dianne is not one of those pushy – all talk / no action agents. Instead she does what she says she will and most of all gets the desired result for her clients.

I have no hesitation in recommending Dianne as a trustworthy hard working person who gets the job done by getting stuck in.  its that good old kiwi way of hard work pays off. 

 I have included a separate testimonial but would like to add that all the BK staff I have had contact with are great ambassadors for your agency,.  From Tom who by the ways make a great cup of tea to Sabrina’s smiling cheerful personality as well the lovely Liz and of course the sell or by with Di who is a star!


Carolyn South, Bank Officer, Gisborne

We saw Di had sold a house down the street and decided to use her as we are from out of town and wanted to sell our rental property.  We were really happy with Di, she was super professional.


..... I see that you are continuing to improve and expand and may I say, you have selected  wonderful staff.  Keep this up as the people that work for you make all the difference....


John Smolka

We sold our rentals through Dianne, she was very good at considering our concerns regarding our tenants.  Many other sales agents would not have considered this to be an important concern.  We would recommend Bronwyn Kay Agency & Dianne to our family and friends.

D & E Florance

Nice, easy and friendly process :)

B O'Reilly

I feel very fortunate to have met Di in her role as a sales person.  I know I am a "high maintenance" customer, but she was always patient diplomatic and honest.  She understood me and what I wanted to achieve, when I asked for advice, she gave it freely and clearly.  Nothing was ever too much trouble. She was prompt and efficient in all her dealings with me, always available to help/show/explain.

One day, in the future, when I come to sell, her expertise as an agent will shine for me again, but from the other side of the fence.  I have every confidence in Di and everyone at BK Agency.

E Meintjes

Di made the whole experience easy & kept us informed the entire journey.  I wouldn't hesitate using her again to buy/sell.

Carrie Noad

Dianne Holland was very professional throughout the whole process and would use her in the future if I decide to sell.

Sandy Fenton

Di was very professional throughout the whole sale process of our property, and showed great patience and focus despite the amount of time it took to achieve a sale. We would have no hesitation in recommending Di to any prospective seller.

Chris Palmer

You were absolutely great to deal with.  Most real estate agents are a pain to deal with...You were most delightful and appeared to be full of enthusiasm, so I will definitely be staying in touch for furture purchases.

Edd Light

It is often said “Friendship doesn't mix with business”. But there are always those exceptions where it can prove a positive combination.

Di Holland has been a close personal friend of ours for over a decade and during the span of our friendship there have been many discussions on the topic of real estate

Therefore Di’s progression into Real Estate didn’t come as a surprise to us as she has always shown a passion for, and a working knowledge of, the industry. 

When we decided to sell our property we did not hesitate to list with Di… and we have not regretted it for a second.

To start we received great advice on marketing and presenting the property for inspection. Then Di worked hard to secure a buyer that fell in love with our property. The end result was that three weeks from listing we settled our unconditional sale – we couldn’t help but be happy with that!

Thank you Di for your effort and your enthusiasm to achieve such a great result. We have no doubt that you will work as hard and as professionally for anybody else that chooses to list with you and wish you well doing what you love.

Craig and Yvonne Smith

“Couldn’t have asked for more from Dianne, in a difficult situation she is great – thank you”


“Di Holland was the most amazing real estate person I have dealt with over the many years I have brought and sold homes. She was always in contact, went the extra mile and treated us as though we were special. We asked about lawyers and we were recommended the best I have ever come across”

Colin and Bev Clark