Accountants Hawke's Bay are an Independent Chartered Accountant Firm based in sunny Hawke's Bay

Accountants Hawke's Bay offer quality business and financial support for small to medium-sized businesses

You focus on what you're good at, and we'll take care of the rest

Real People. Real Solutions. Real Results.

Accountants Hawke’s Bay specialise in business & school accounting, taxation, business growth and software solutions for small to medium-sized businesses. 

With over 30 years’ experience, Accountants Hawke’s Bay offer jargon-free, expert business and financial advice that will help your business thrive in the modern world. Our solutions-based approach firstly understands your needs and resolves your issues, then focuses on your vision and goals.

Always up-to-date with the latest tax and business legislation, as well as software solutions, we will work with you to meet your obligations, streamline your business and then take you to the next level. At Accountants Hawke’s Bay, we pride ourselves on always going the extra mile for our clients.

With a deep understanding of the local economic environment and problems businesses in Hawke’s Bay face, we at Accountants Hawke’s Bay are happy to deal with issues other accountants will not – we can even manage your relationship with the IRD if that’s what you would prefer.

Being members of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and NZCA – an association of independent Chartered Accountants, gives us access to a wider group of expertise and specialist advice that you, the client, will benefit from.

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We help you do the things you can’t

Accounting & Taxation

  • Annual or monthly financial reporting for companies, partnerships, trusts, or individuals.
  • Rental statements, farm or business accounting.
  • Income tax, GST, FBT, PAYE
  • Tax planning, negotiating with IRD
  • ACC management

Business Advice, Planning & Development

  • Budget & cash flows
  • Strategic & business planning
  • Profit optimiser
  • Assistance with setting and achieving goals
  • Improving the value of a business

Accounting & Payroll Software Support

  • Identify what software is best for your business
  • Training to maximise the use of your software
  • Keeping legal with employer responsibilities
  • Streamline office systems


Company & Trust Administration

  • Meeting Companies obligation with registered office and company annual returns
  • Setting up new or winding up finished Companies
  • Dividends to shareholders
  • Trust gifting, maintaining records of Trustee resolutions, assisting with asset protection

School Accounting, Taxation & Financial Management

  • Audit resolution work
  • Monthly and annual accounting, GST services
  • Budget assistance
  • Visits from our client managers
  • Online portal
  • Assistance with Grant accountability

Meet our friendly team

Trish Patterson

Trish Patterson

Director, Chartered Accountant

Trish is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 35 years experience in the industry. She is a specialist in accounting and taxation. Trish loves helping people with their tax, giving business advice and helping companies to remain solvent.

Brian Nielsen-Vold

Brian Nielsen-Vold

Director, Chartered Accountant

Brian has been a post cutter in the bush, farm contractor, baker, and financial controller before training to become a Chartered Accountant. With his wide experience, he is able to understand many business realities. Business advice is Brian’s major strength.

Grahame Hook

Grahame Hook

Consultant, Chartered Accountant

Grahame has retired from daily work in our office, but is still available by appointment. He has over 30 years experience as a Chartered Accountant – 17 with international accounting firms. Grahame’s specialist areas are in taxation, trusts & estates, GST taxation and succession planning. 

Bruce Arnold

Bruce Arnold

Software Support Consultant

Bruce is passionate about helping people get the most out of their accounting software. With his many years of invaluable experience and extensive knowledge of the latest computer hardware and software, you can be sure you are always getting the best tutoring, advice and support for your business and situation.

“Trish… THANK YOU so much for everything. The outcome is amazing. A year ago our situation seemed dire & we could not see a way out of it. It was just a tremendous worry. I came alone thinking we couldn’t afford accountants… but it turned out we couldn’t afford not to. Although you didn’t make any promises you calmly took things over and pointed us in the right direction.We feel really positive about the future now and it really is like a HUGE weight has been lifted off our shoulders. Once again THANKS so much & we look forward to working with you in the future. I am sure I won’t be quite such a stress bunny now.”

Thanks Trish for doing an awesome job, all good and easy to follow.

Trish took on the mess left by a very incompetent local Accountant, took the time to speak with us to find out how she could help us, kept the lines of communication wide open. Trish very capably unraveled the mess and competently showed us and the IRD that our business was again meeting all our requirements. In our numerous dealings with Trish we have found her to be extremely professional, friendly, a great listener and a very good advisor.

“We asked for help to work through taxation and management problems in our business. This was after asking for help from a number of other professional companies. None of them came through for us. There were times when the pressure and burden of the demands made by IRD were stressful and upsetting. Trish Patterson worked with us to deal with these challenges and at the same time to help to restructure our business systems. We are now on the way to a more secure and robust financial future and the business systems are efficient and meeting essential time frames…”

“Perhaps the most valued service we have had has been their constant availability and support.”

“As a Maori organisation, we have found Accountants Hawkes Bay to be very responsive and understanding to our needs as a business. All reports that we have received from them have been of an exceptional standard but still at a level where the information is easily understood by all our Board members.”

“We have loved working with you – you have been a real strength and encouragement during some really tough periods and we have really enjoyed having you as our accountant. Trish, you are awesome… You are a legend.”

“I have known Brian from Accountants HB for 3 years. He has been absolutely wonderful. Before I started my business 3 years ago I wasn’t sure where to start Brian not only gave me financial guidance but also mentored me and was always available to give advice when needed. He has great understanding and empathy for people from all walks of life! I never thought I could run a business or still be in business but he gave me the encouragement and advice needed and has contributed to our success. I could not rate his service high enough and will definitely recommend to others.”

“As a small business, we have used the services of Accountants Hawkes Bay for some years now. We were not receiving a good result from our last accountant which was not helping our business. We found the Accountants Hawkes Bay in the Yellow Pages and have not looked back since. Trish and her team have been excellent. Providing a trustworthy, professional, friendly communications, and technically competent service. They are accessible, efficient and pro-active. We have no qualms about promoting their service to anyone and do recommend their business. Trish and her team have assisted our business through hard times and made it possible for us to carry on. I was told you need to “click” with your accountant, and Trish and her team have proven that.”

“Thanks for this mornings meeting – I’m certainly a lot happier that things are on track now that you are involved Grahame – I’ve spent a good few sleepless nights about all this over the last few years!”

“I use Accountants Hawkes Bay payroll service, it gives me peace of mind because I know I can rely on them to do the job efficiently.”

“For us, as a business that is busy with the public all day, it has been a huge time saver using Accountants Hawkes Bay payroll services.”

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We have teamed up with feeSmart so you can now pay your invoice online.

All of our clients will have been presented with terms of trade in their letter of engagement; these are also stated on our invoice. Please ensure you make payment within our terms of trade, which can be accessed via our office or as stated on your invoice.

Contact us to arrange an appointment

We offer 1 hour free consulation where we get to understand your business and vision and put together an action plan of how we can help you. No obligation.

Phone: 06 8434 868

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Accountants Hawke's Bay Napier Office

Napier Office
27 Austin Street, Onekawa, Napier 4110

Accountants Hawke's Bay Hastings Office

Hastings Office
120 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122

PO Box 3239
Napier, 4110

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm

Appointments by arrangement