Shaun Smith

Sales Consultant

Shaun Smith

Shaun’s diverse sales background, from global FMCG to managing Antarctic operations, combined with his deep commitment to community and outdoor adventures, offers a distinctive, well-rounded approach to real estate, prioritizing people over infrastructure and embracing modern technology for unparalleled client service.

Shaun sells properties in Hamilton Te Awamutu Kihikihi Otorohanga Te Kuiti and surrounding areas

Shaun, residing in the quaint community of Kihikihi, brings a multifaceted sales background to the real estate industry, spanning radio, retail, and even a unique stint managing the Scott Base Shop and Bar in Antarctica. Living in a century-old character home with his family and pets, Shaun’s personal and professional life is deeply rooted in community and outdoor pursuits. His extensive experience in sales, coupled with his passion for the outdoors, equips him with a unique perspective and dedication to achieving the best outcomes for his clients.


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About Shaun

Shaun lives in Kihikihi, with a population of 3500 located just 6 minutes’ drive from the booming rural town of Te Awamutu.

He lives in a 100-year-old character home situated on a 2023 sq m section with his Wife, teenage children, Mocha the chocolate Labrador.

Shaun has been involved in sales all his career including radio, Real Estate, retail, Fast Moving Consumable Goods also spending 3 years of his life managing the Scott Base Shop and Bar in Antarctica. His last sales role of 18 years as a Territory Sales Representative for a Global Fast Moving Consumable Goods company based in Nelson and then the Waikato.

Shaun has a love of the outdoors and enjoys ticking off outdoor pursuits such as tramping and cycling, some recent adventures include hiking our local mountains Mount Pirongia, Mount Kakepuku, Mount Te Aroha, and further afield completing The Tongariro Alpine crossing as well as twice cycling by bike the Otago Rail trail with his family carrying all their gear in panniers.

Why choose Shaun to sell your most valuable asset, your home, and be your trusted advisor?

“I’m an expert negotiator who will provide open and honest feedback, while working with empathy and enthusiasm and ensuring your home achieves the premium it deserves.”

Why did you choose Tall Poppy to establish your Real Estate career?

“Quite simply, Tall Poppy invest in people not infrastructure, and they embrace modern technology. They believe in fairness- how fees are charged and the exceptional service we provide our vendors.”

I’m sure you will be Sold on Shaun.

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I’m an expert negotiator who will provide open and honest feedback.

My strengths

What people love about working with me

Expert Negotiator

Skilled in securing the best possible outcomes, Shaun's negotiation abilities ensure your property achieves its premium value.

Diverse Sales Experience

A broad career in sales across various industries provides him with unparalleled insights and strategies to market and sell homes effectively.


Living and engaging in a close-knit community has endowed Shaun with a deep understanding of the value of homes in fostering family and communal ties.

Adventurous Spirit

Shaun's love for the outdoors and adventure mirrors his dynamic approach to real estate, embracing challenges and delivering results with enthusiasm and dedication.

Shaun’s sold properties


153 Raeburne Street
Waipa, Te Awamutu


53 Hiskens Place
Waipa, Te Awamutu


2B Herbert Street
Waipa, Kihikihi


2 Wesley Terrace
Waitomo, Te Kuiti


6 Acacia Avenue
Waipa, Kihikihi


154 Totara Drive
Hamilton City, Pukete

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