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OUR PEOPLE

Every team member at The Landing has an important part to play in our story, from the development of the land, to the creation of bespoke menus and each small, special detail. We pride ourselves on being local – all our staff are people who have lived in the area for many years, who hold a sense of pride in the area, and a genuine passion for what they do.

An introduction to a few key members of The Landing team is featured below.

Executive Team

PETER COOPER

Owner and Executive Chairman

MATTHEW COCKRAM

Chief Executive Officer

PETER JONES

Development Manager

SARAH HULL

Marketing Director

JEREMY PRIDDY

Sales and Leasing Director

PETER COOPER

Owner and Executive Chairman

Peter is based in California but is regularly in his homeland of New Zealand. Peter began life as a lawyer before moving into property development with his company Cooper and Company, purchasing the land in 1999.


MATTHEW COCKRAM

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew joined Cooper and Company in 2005. His role covers governance, leadership and planning across both The Landing and Britomart in Auckland, which is also owned by Cooper and Company.


PETER JONES

Development Manager

Peter manages all property development within The Landing including new house builds and vineyard development. He has been with Cooper and Company since 2000.


SARAH HULL

Marketing Director

Sarah manages the teams and operations for The Residences. She is also responsible for marketing and all communications including strategy and activation across social media, events and PR for The Landing and Britomart (Auckland). She has been with the company since 2004.


JEREMY PRIDDY

Sales and Leasing Director

Jeremy negotiates all sales and leasing of properties owned by Cooper and Company within New Zealand, including sites at The Landing which are available for purchase. Jeremy joined the team in 2005.

Residences Team

TIM ROBINSON

General Manager

LAURA MORENO

Guest Service Manager

JACQUELINE SMITH

Personal Chef

LOUISE SARGENT

Residences Manager

BRETT MICHALICK

Hospitality Assistant

TIM ROBINSON

General Manager

LAURA MORENO

Guest Service Manager

JACQUELINE SMITH

Personal Chef

A Kerikeri local, Jacqueline is The Landing’s head chef. She draws from the property’s unique surroundings, using the best of The Landing’s own vineyard, gardens and orchard to create her bespoke menus. She has been on the team since 2012.


LOUISE SARGENT

Residences Manager

Louise and her team are responsible for preparing and looking after the Residences for their owners, as well as daily service and turn down for guests. She has been with The Landing since 2017.


BRETT MICHALICK

Hospitality Assistant

Brett joined The Landing team in 2015 in a role that covers many bases – from assisting guests to general maintenance, transfers and tours, captaining The Landing’s boats and more.

Vineyard Team

ANDREW HULL

Viticulturist

KEITH BARKER

Sales Manager

ANDREW HULL

Viticulturist

With a Bachelor of Horticultural Science (Honours) and background in ultra-premium growing, Andrew Hull is viticulturist at The Landing. Andrew joined the team in 2015 and is driven by the challenge of expanding our range and creating outstanding wines.


KEITH BARKER

Sales Manager

A born and raised Northland man, Keith has been with the company since 2009, looking after the vines, plantings, development and general day-to-day running of The Landing’s boutique vineyard.

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