Welcome to First National Cromwell

We are locally owned and the longest operating real estate office in Cromwell. Our company has a reputation of hard working, knowledgeable sales consultants supported by an efficient administration team. We are available seven days a week to provide our clients with outstanding service.

Our team is experienced, successful and proven in selling properties since 1987. First National Cromwell has a highly respected profile with a large client base of satisfied vendors and potential buyers.
Our point of difference is that we work together as a team supporting each other and our clients.

We enjoy a very high profile, air conditioned and spacious office with plenty of window display, along with our own customer car parks. We are affiliated to the First National Network with offices linked Nationwide and in Australia.

You will find our Salespeople enthusiastic and friendly when it comes to achieving your desired Real Estate needs.


Jeanine Ellis, Principal/Licensee and Salesperson, is local and passionate, enjoys getting out and about in Cromwell and particularly enjoys the outdoor pursuits Central Otago offers. She is making a mark, setting standards and enjoying being a big part of Cromwell and Central Otago. Working with people to achieve outstanding results is the strength Jeanine consistently brings to real estate.

 “We all work with property; I work with people” - Jeanine Ellis
Owen Joyce, through excellent communication skills, has built many long-term client relationships which consistently provide him with repeat business and referrals. Honesty, skilful negotiating, and knowing when to listen, are some of his key attributes that have enabled him to continually achieve high performance awards.
If you’re looking for a trusted Real Estate consultant offering an uncomplicated approach to your Real Estate requirements, with a thorough understanding of the sales process, then contact Owen today.
Hilary Seagrave – has earned the reputation of being a reliable, honest, tenacious and personable agent and has the expertise to assist her clients in realising all their real estate goals.  She has an outstanding work ethic and a great ability to listen to her buyers and seller’s needs.

After running successful businesses in Dunedin and holidaying with her family for many years in Central it was always Hilary’s dream to live and work in the place where she most feels at home.
Having worked with people from all walks of life, Hilary can easily adapt to any situation, turning what may seem a daunting endeavour into an enjoyable and exciting experience.

Hilary’s goals are always aligned with her client’s needs and wants and she will work tirelessly until those expectations are met.

Carl McNulty, is passionate about the industry of property and the people behind it. He has the knowledge with the ‘behind the scenes’ action with a Bachelor of Property from the University of Auckland and experience as both a vendor and purchaser to understand what service all is about - you.

Carl thinks big, ‘gets it’ and is particular about the details, ensuring your property experience is clear, transparent and rewarding.
Henry van der Velden, Sales Consultant & Auctioneer- When it comes to having local knowledge after 32 years in the industry selling Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Businesses, Rural, Horticulture blocks and Viticulture blocks, Henry can advise you on all the aspects of buying and selling. 

Cromwell has seen some changes on the back of Viticulture and Horticulture developments, along with expansion of residential and industrial development. Cromwell has grown from a small countryside town to a diverse community in its people, business and industries. This has culminated in giving Cromwell the drive to grow further into the future with confidence.  Henry has been the past president of the Central Lakes REINZ Sub Committee as well as currently being an associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. Henry also has a board position as well as ownership of private and corporate property development companies.
Should you require my assistance with your property please call me.
Pam van der Velden, you can put your trust in me. People come and go in this industry, but when you’ve been in sales & marketing for as long as I have, you accumulate credibility. I have been involved in the Cromwell Real Estate market since April 1987 and it’s been a rewarding experience meeting and assisting families into this vibrant, go ahead town.

Most of my business comes from referrals and repeat clients, because I take care of people and their most valuable assets and have done this for the past 32 years here in Cromwell.
It is my job, and pleasure, to assist you with your real estate needs, to maximize your return and to guide you into the next adventure life brings. When you are ready to engage a fully qualified real estate salesperson call me Pam.

Latest Listings

  • 4 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 2 Car

21 Terrace Street, Bannockburn, Cromwell NZ


Uninterrupted lifetime views from the heart of Bannockburn. Seldom available, this eight year old family home features four bedrooms, master with ensuite, walk in wardrobe and access to patio. Kitchen is light and open with gorgeous rimu flooring flowing through to the dining area and large living room with access to the outdoors and feature spa. Separate laundry with bathroom, along with the family bathroom providing plenty of facilities for family and guests. Heating is provided by woodburner and three heatpumps throughout the home provide additional heating or cooling. Double garage with internal access along with off street parking. Section has been cleverly landscaped providing lots of nook style garden areas for your enjoyment, all rabbit fenced, with garden shed and irrigation in place. Come to Bannockburn and make this home "your home". To be sold by Auction (unless sold prior) 11am onsite 12th July 2019. Open homes Saturday's 2pm-2:30pm or by appointment. CF4780 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1 Car

9 Waenga Drive, Cromwell NZ

Deadline Sale


Elevated above the road to capture all day sun and some great views, come and view this Cromwell classic. Affordable starter or investment with three double bedrooms, easy living and fireplace for winter warmth, all in tidy original condition. Single garage on 701sqm level section offering plenty of space for back yard fun. Fabulous entry into the Cromwell market - don't delay. Sale by Deadline closing 4pm 18th June 2019. CF4779 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 5 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 2 Car

8 Pisa Moorings Road, Cromwell NZ

By Negotiation


Walking out your lounge door, over your deck onto the lawn, you'll be just moments from the water's edge of Lake Dunstan. It's what others dream of, but you'll have. Your home is thoughtfully designed taking advantage of it's exquisite sheltered location with a beautiful private setting for your enjoyment. This property makes sure you've got everything you need; keeping you snug and warm with underfloor and radiator heating for those Central winters; a wine cellar for your local Pinot investments; 5 double bedrooms for all the space you'll need; the delight of a super kitchen; the relaxing lounge opening onto patio for great entertaining it'll have you captivated as you look out over the marina inlet. Designed with ease of living in mind, you'll have plenty of areas to relax or entertain in - these are just some of the fantastic features of your new home. So don't miss out on this opportunity to turn your dreams into reality. Contact us for your viewing today! Price By Negotiation. Viewings by appointment. CF4778 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2 Car

41 Missy Crescent, Pisa Moorings, Cromwell NZ



Located in ever popular Pisa Moorings, this two year old home must be viewed to fully appreciate the numerous features on offer. Upon entering the home you are immediately surrounded by magnificent views of the Pisa and Dunstan ranges. The spacious kitchen/living room open onto the kwilla deck providing a fantastic indoor/outdoor living and entertaining area. Three double bedrooms, master with ensuite, walk in robe and access to the deck. Double garage with internal access and ample off street parking. The 1004sqm section is landscaped and fully fenced with automatic irrigation in place. Save yourself the hassle of building, simply move in and be part of the relaxed Pisa Moorings lifestyle. Open Homes Saturdays 1pm to 1:30pm. CF4777 CROMWELL THE HEART OF CENTRAL OTAGO

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