About Kevin Tappin
I was born and bred in Matamata and proud to be considered a 4th generation Matamata local.
I am passionate about giving back to the Matamata community. I am a past Club Captain of the Matamata Golf Club and coached Matamata and Thames Valley Cricket for many years.
I am the current President of Matamata Grey Power, Matamata Lions and Matamata Country Music Club and a current 2 term Matamata RSA Committee Member. I am also in my third term as an elected member of the Matamata-Piako District Council. Spending one term on the Matamata Community Board and two terms as a Matamata Ward Councilor. I believe this demonstrates the level of trust the local community has in me.
My wife and I owned and operated Hurricane Computers in Matamata. We also setting up Hurricane Computer operations in Morrinsville and Te Aroha over the 15 years we were in the business. We sold up in 2018 to to give me flexibility on my hours, enabling me to fit more in to what many would call a busy concentrate on serving the community. During those 15 years in business we recognized the importance of actively listening to our clients, establishing a full mutual understanding of their wants, needs and aspirations, then working towards a positive outcome for our clients. All skills transferrable to the real estate industry.
During the Covid lockdown of 2020 I took the opportunity to complete my Real Estate Salesperson papers, and shortly afterwards joined the team at Harcourts Matamata as a residential, lifestyle and commercial property salesperson.
I bring a level business head, negotiation and listening skills, honesty and integrity, an extensive knowledge of the Matamata community and a large database of potential vendors and buyers to the real estate table, which has already provided and will continue to provide many opportunities for achieving successful real estate property outcomes.