About the Team at Stephanie Murray Mortgages 

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Mortgage brokers in New Plymouth, South Taranaki, Thames/Coromandel, Hutt Valley and Wellington



Stephanie Murray LinkedIn

Mortgage Broker/Director

Phone: 027 330 0225

Servicing Taranaki, Wellington, Coromandel/Thames

Stephanie Murray is an experienced lender with over 13 years background as a Mobile Mortgage Manager for two major banks.  As a consistent high achiever, she has helped hundreds of clients fulfil their property dreams.

It was the "outside of the square " attitude that led Stephanie to create Stephanie Murray Mortgages (SMM) in 2015.

Her desire was to be able to offer "all banking options" to every client, both past, and present,  to ensure they have a solution best fit for their individual needs.

Stephanie has a wealth of knowledge through personal experience in buying and selling, rental property investment, building, and property development.  She is passionate about property investment and is the Vice President of the Taranaki Property Investors Association.

A major highlight for Stephanie and her Team has been winning the TSB Taranaki Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards for Best New & Emerging  Business and highly commended for the Employer of Choice Award.

Stephanie is proud to support the Roderique Hope Trust through SMM and holds fundraising events during the year. 

Stephanie is also the Chair of the New Plymouth Business & Retails Association and is a Mentor for Business Mentors New Zealand, along with various school age mentoring programmes.

Obtaining a mortgage can be a daunting prospect Stephanie prides herself on making the process stress free and seamless from start to finish she is always available on hand to answer questions, whether by phone, email or text, 7 days a week.  A Mortgage Expert, Stephanie is able to offer and tailor the best lending structures and pricing from a range of lenders.

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Natasha VilIamu

Natasha VilIamu LinkedIn

Mortgage & Insurance Advisor

Phone: 021 751 902

Servicing Taranaki

Natasha Viliamu joined the team in 2015 after 8 years in finance for two major banks in both New Zealand and Australia.

Natasha has been securing mortgage finance for her clients for over a decade now, with a particular focus on first home buyers, construction lending and complex lending scenarios, and enjoys the challenge of finding the right approval, with the right lender, for all of her client’s mortgage lending needs.

Natasha’s area of expertise lies in personal risk insurance and considers it a privilege to be able to help you protect the things that are the most vitally important to you – your family, your health, your financial well-being and your ability to generate an income for yourself and your dependents. Natasha can tailor personal risk solutions to suit both your changing needs and your budget and believes good quality insurance should also be affordable.

Natasha is actively involved with the Taranaki Property Investors Association and has previously held the position of treasurer and more recently membership officer.

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Rhonda Rock-Evans

Rhonda Rock-Evans

Mortgage Broker

Phone: 027 482 0871

Servicing Wellington

Rhonda joins the Stephanie Murray Mortgages team after 14 years as an experienced lender for two major banks. She offers a personalised service providing support and professional advice to help you make those important decisions for your future and is available 7 days a week.

Rhonda is based in Wellington and is looking forward to supporting you through your financial journey at Stephanie Murray Mortgages.

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Nicky Ferguson

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Mortgage Broker

Phone: 027 292 3387

Servicing Hutt Valley

Nicky joins the Stephanie Murray Mortgages Team as a Financial Professional with over 20 years’ experience in the banking industry, most recently working across the 3 major New Zealand banks ASB, BNZ and ANZ which included close to 7 years as an experienced home lender.

Nicky brings to the team a wealth of knowledge, experience and a proven record of delivering exceptional customer service. Nicky has an absolute commitment to putting her clients first, to make sure the journey to either buying your first home, second home, investment property, to refinance or a top up is smooth and as seamless as possible.

Nicky is based in the Hutt Valley where she has lived not only here but in the wider Wellington area for the best part of 35 years, and is more than happy to help with a vast array of local knowledge. Nicky is looking forward to the opportunity to work with you and is available by phone, email or text 7 days a week.

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Jo Taylor

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Mortgage Broker

Phone: 027 589 4778

Servicing South Taranaki

Jo joins the team at Stephanie Murray Mortgages (SMM) with experience from roles in accounting, conveyancing, real estate and most recently the building industry. Jo’s involvement in these business types has left her ideally suited for her new role at SMM.

Financially savvy, with an understanding of the banking, real estate and property transaction sectors Jo is your most valuable advocate and assistant when it comes to getting into your first home or next home! Jo ensures that the process of lending, from start to finish, is as straightforward and simple as possible. She takes pride in providing exceptional, professional, prompt and friendly service to all of her clients.

Jo provides service, not only in New Plymouth but is also taking Stephanie Murray mortgages to the greater Taranaki area. South Taranaki was where Jo was born and bred, so Jo is looking forward to the opportunity to work all over the province. Jo is available by phone, email or text 7 days a week.

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Venessa Jones-Dutton

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Venessa joins Stephanie Murray Mortgages as Executive Assistant to Natasha Viliamu.  Venessa has had a long and successful career for two major banks spanning 13 years prior to joining Stephanie Murray Mortgages, she brings with her an extensive knowledge of lending and insurance that will be put to good use in her current role.

Venessa prides herself on being organised, with attention to detail and a client-focused attitude being paramount, she is looking forward to the challenge of assisting Natasha's clients with their insurance and lending needs, and helping them to achieve their financial dreams.


Chanelle Wilson

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Chanelle joins Stephanie Murray Mortgage as an Administration and Client Manager, she is also the youngest member of our team!  

Chanelle is a born and raised Taranaki girl, who loves adventure and has travelled extensively throughout the world.  It’s never a dull moment with Chanelle, she loves to step outside her comfort zone and is always up for a challenge.

Chanelle is very excited to join the highly skilled and professional team and is eager to start her career with Stephanie Murray Mortgages; she looks forward to growing within the industry.  

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Everyone is individual.

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