Paula Jelaca

Principal Officer / Agent

I am the  managing director of L J Hooker Ngaruawahia. Making our office the only locally owned and operated real estate office in town.  

I am proud to have obtained many awards over my Real Estate career, starting with winning the National Rookie of the Year my first year in Real Estate, and in 2013 I became  a member of the  LJ Hooker Captains Club which was established to recognise a group of high achieving, customer driven professionals.

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Shayne O'Hagan

Licensed Salesperson / Compliance Officer

I'm a Licensed Salesperson and  Compliance Officer. I specialise in residential and commercial property.

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Helen Finlay

Property Investment Manager

As an experienced property manager, I do all the running around for you, so you can relax. If you’re ready to start enjoying your investment, give me a call today. I would love to chat through your options and help take the stress out of managing your rental property

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Tessa Jelaca

Licensed Salesperson

I learnt very quickly in my Real Estate career solid knowledge of the local market is essential & Real Estate is all about the people. In combining my energy, passion, excellent communication skills and a modern approach to selling, I work to get the best results for you. My clients appreciate my honest and consistent feedback from appraisal, to settlement and beyond.

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Helen Englebretsen

Licensed Salesperson

New to real estate, I bring a fresh and enthusiastic approach with my can-do attitude and strong work ethic. I understand the power of relationships and connections, and am passionate about making meaningful connections with the people I'm lucky enough to join on their real estate journey.


I'm committed to the challenge of matching my clients to properties, and helping them achieve their real estate dreams! 

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Fiona Wilson

Office Manager

Fiona is our Office Administrator, she is at the heart of everything we do. She has experience as a sales agent, so has a great understanding and ability to support the sales staff. Fiona is our go to for everything for running the office to marketing to liaising with external parties. Some days she feels she's herding cats but takes it all in her stride. Fiona is a highly valued, extremely organised, essential part of our team.