Maria Thackwell – Mortgage Specialist

Registered Financial Adviser/Company Director


I provide objective financial advice to source the best lending deals for my clients. Helping people to better their financial situation is what I love to do. Taking time to build close relationships means I get to enjoy seeing my clients returning time and time again.

With 30 + years in the finance industry, I have been one of NZ’s top performing Mobile Mortgage Managers. For the past 6 years I have been successfully managing my own business, and now work with a number of business partners. I have helped hundreds of clients into homes, investment properties, and businesses and have advised on and implemented: Home loans, Investment loans, Refinancies, Business and commercial loans, Re-structures, Re-fixes, Top-ups, and Personal Loans.

Working with a holistic approach is very important to me – not only bringing professional advice to the table but empathy, caring, and understanding.

After gaining solid industry qualifications along with years of hands-on practical experience, I now sit on the board for the Professionals Advisers Association, the industry body for Mortgage, Investment and Insurance Advisers.

When I’m not helping my clients build bright futures, I love spending time with my family and friends, camping, boating, and travel. In 2017 I was lucky enough to welcome my first Grandchild Hannah into the world.

Call me today on 027 814 9487 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Alanna Ross

Registered Financial Adviser/Client Manager

AlannaAlanna’s enthusiasm and commitment to her job is infectious! She is a genuine hard worker and is simply committed to giving our clients a great experience every time.

Joining us in May 2016, Alanna comes from a strong banking background at ASB where she held positions in Management and loan assessment in the Broker Hub.

Alanna's role includes being our “loan writer”, where she takes the application after the initial financial advice, given by Maria, to the lenders for formal assessment. This role involves analysis and attention to detail, credit policy awareness and an ability to bring everything together which she does with ease. Alanna is our “go to girl” who looks after our clients right through their finance application process from start to end. We are lucky to have her as part of our team!

In her spare time, Alanna is busy with her husband, two daughters and her lifestyle block and can regularly be seen on the West Coast where she enjoys and is good at water sports.

Alanna can be contacted on 027 600 3888 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Amber Brown

Administrative Support Specialist

amber profileAmber has joined our team as our admin, technology and customer care specialist.

Amber joined us in February 2018. She has qualifications in business administration, computing and applied business practices. Amber comes from a strong administration and customer service background. She has previously held roles working in high volume customer care and management of digital services.

Amber will be responsible for all of our general administration and management of our digital systems. She is also responsible for our fixed rate roll over services; contacting our clients when their fixed rates come up for renewal and negotiating future pricing from their lender which is then compared to the market to ensure our clients secure the best possible rates so they can repay their debt faster. 

In her spare time, Amber is on the go with her toddler, Hannah. She loves movies, board games and spending time with family and friends.

Amber works Tuesday/Thursday 9am - 5pm and Wednesday/Friday 9am - 2:30pm.

Amber can be contacted on 021 088 10500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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