About Stay Waiheke



Our team at Stay Waiheke has a vision to match our guests with the best luxury, romantic, or beachside bach accommodation that Waiheke Island has to offer. As locals, we also wish to assure owners that their beautiful Waiheke homes will be looked after with the greatest of care.

We all live, work, and raise our families on Waiheke and we know well what makes this island so special. We look forward to sharing our local knowledge and assisting our guests with all aspects of their stay.

Kim Rae

Kim moved to Waiheke with her family in 2006 after spending over 20 years in New York City as the managing director of her own clothing design and manufacturing business. Kim brings her sales/marketing and business management skills and experience to Stay Waiheke.  Kim is the company director and leads business management and marketing.

Leanne Annabell

Leanne has been living on Waiheke for over 20 years with her family and joined the Stay Waiheke team in 2014.  Having spent over 20 years working in Travel and Tourism, Leanne has a strong customer service and team management background having worked in sales and heading a department at a Private school for many years.

Amy Taylor

Amy has had close connections with the Island since childhood and has worked with Stay Waiheke since 2012. Formerly immersed in the IT industry, Amy brings her skills and knowledge in this area to her role with a crossover into our accounting practices.  To balance out the disciplines of binary thinking Amy is passionate about promoting the company via social media.