Ranald Gordon

Service: Arbitration

Area of Expertise: Agriculture, Banking and Finance, Farming and Dairy, Real Estate, Rural Property, Valuation, Other

FPINZ, FNZIV, DipAgriculture

Career Summary

  • 1974-1978 Appraiser Rural Banking & Finance Corporation, Hamilton
  • 1978-1986 Appraiser Rural Banking & Finance Corporation, New Plymouth
  • 1986-2006 Associate Staples Rodway Stratford – Registered Public Valuer, Farm Management consultant and arbitrator
  • 2006-2012-General Manager Land Assets PKW Incorporation
  • 2102-2015- Assets Manager PKW


  • Tribunal member MAF Appeals Committee Agricultural Recovery programme – Lower North Island Flooding Council Member, AMINZ
  • Principal Conciliator (Appointments) Variable Order Panel Dispute Resolution Conciliators


  • Paper to Lincoln College Valuation Students re Maori Land Valuation (2000)
  • Paper on Maori Land Valuation Issues to Joint API/Massey Inaugural Certificate of Native Title Course (2003)
  • Paper on Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness Conduct to NZPI Conference
  • Paper on Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness Conduct to NZIPIM Conference


  • 1974-1992 Owned a 45 hectare combined dairy unit carrying 120 cows and replacements with 700 fattening pigs.
  • 1992-2009 Owned a 110 hectare seasonal supply dairy unit calving 280 cows and replacements producing 104,000 kilograms run by a 50/50 sharemilker

Speciality Areas

  • Rural Property Valuation,
  • Land Compensation (Transmission Lines and Pipeline Easements),
  • Maori Land Issues
  • Arbitration/Mediation Sharemilking Disputes
  • Agri Business Disputes


  • Fellow (Arb), Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand Inc. (AMINZ)
  • AMINZ Panel of Arbitrators; AMINZ Panel of Mediators AMINZ List of Rural Dispute Resolution Professionals
  • Diploma of Agriculture, Lincoln College
  • Diploma of Valuation and Farm Management, Lincoln College
  • Registered Valuer FPINZ; FNZIV
  • Registered Farm Consultant MNSFM
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent MREINZ
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