The UHY Team

Welcome to New Director Emma Simpson

UHY Haines Norton is excited to announce the appointment of new Director Emma Simpson. Emma has 25 years’ experience in the accounting industry, including almost 16 years as a Chartered Accountant. She decided early in her working life that a career in accounting was right for her. “Accounting for me is like a puzzle,”

2023-04-07T14:22:30+12:00April 7th, 2023|The UHY Team|

2022 Happy Christmas to our valued clients

Happy Christmas to our valued clients. We wish you health, happiness, and new beginnings for the year ahead. Happy Christmas! We wish you a very happy Christmas and well deserved end-of-year break from your partners at UHY Haines Norton. It has been another challenging year for our clients. We hope you will be able to

2022-12-20T13:33:55+12:00December 20th, 2022|The UHY Team|

Staff News: September 2022

We are excited to welcome four new staff members to the UHY team. Anita Sagar is our newest Administration team member in Henderson. Originally from Fiji, Anita moved to New Zealand 12 years ago and lived in Wellington for several years before making the move north to Auckland. She

2022-09-14T11:42:39+12:00September 14th, 2022|The UHY Team|

New UHY Managing Director Sungesh Singh

UHY Haines Norton is delighted to announce the appointment of Audit and Assurance Director Sungesh Singh to the role of Managing Director. After 18 years leading the firm, former Managing Director Grant Brownlee felt the time was right for fresh perspectives. “Sungesh Singh has the drive and commercial acumen to effectively lead the firm

2022-07-29T10:30:14+12:00July 28th, 2022|The UHY Team|

Staff News: July 2022

We are delighted to welcome two new staff members to the UHY team. Leah Anderton is the newest member of the Henderson Administration team. Leah grew up in Tauranga and studied travel management at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. She moved to Auckland six years ago and worked in

2022-07-29T10:50:12+12:00July 27th, 2022|The UHY Team|

Staff News: June 2022

We are delighted to welcome a new staff member to the Henderson office. Chris Long has joined us as an Intermediate BAS/Tax Accountant, and will be working closely with our Head of Tax, Jim Martin. Chris completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Statistics before deciding that accounting was what

2022-06-08T09:57:37+12:00May 30th, 2022|The UHY Team|

Erin Gibson Appointed Director

Following the retirement of UHY Haines Norton Director and shareholder Kerry Tizard, we are excited to announce the appointment of Associate Erin Gibson to the role of Director and to take over his client base from 1st April 2022. Erin joined UHY Haines Norton in 2015 as a Senior Accountant, and her knowledge,

2022-04-01T11:15:36+12:00April 1st, 2022|The UHY Team|

Kerry Tizard Retires As Director

On 1st April 2022 Kerry Tizard retires as Director and shareholder of UHY Haines Norton (Auckland) Limited after 25 years. Kerry joined the firm when it was called Butts, Bainbridge and Weir (BBW) in 1990, originally as Business Services Manager. With a background working in commercial organisations, the change to

2022-04-01T11:18:27+12:00April 1st, 2022|The UHY Team|

Staff News: February 2022

Congratulations to our Henderson Senior Accountant Natasha Fernandes, who married Jervis Ferreira earlier last month. The couple enjoyed an amazing day with beautiful weather – and luckily not too many disruptions from Covid! We wish them the very best for a wonderful life together. Several of our Accountants

2022-02-21T09:22:06+12:00February 21st, 2022|The UHY Team|

Staff News November 2021

We are delighted to welcome Lisa Ramachandran to the UHY team as a new Graduate Auditor. Originally from Malaysia, Lisa completed some primary schooling and all of her high school years at local schools right here in Henderson. She went on to complete a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Auckland, majoring in Accounting

2021-11-05T11:38:00+12:00November 3rd, 2021|Audit, The UHY Team|

Starting A New Job Remotely

In August we were excited to welcome four new Graduate Accountants onto the team. The only hiccup was – we were in lockdown! Here two of the grads, David Reddy and Setefano Talamaivao-Marsters tell their story about starting a new job remotely. It’s a painful feeling that most of us go through on a regular

2021-11-01T10:08:54+12:00November 1st, 2021|The UHY Team|

UHY Staff News September 2021

Earlier this year we decided to relaunch our graduate programme and began the process of recruiting four new graduate BAS Accountants. Unfortunately their start date coincided with the Covid lockdown which means they haven't been able to go into the office yet, but they have all been champions of starting a new job and

2021-09-29T11:44:06+12:00September 29th, 2021|The UHY Team|

UHY Staff News June 2021

We are excited to have Auditor Aman Kaur, who has been assisting the Audit team as a contractor, come on board with the firm permanently. Aman has been a valued, hardworking member of the Audit department in recent months and we are glad to have her join us on a permanent basis.

2021-06-23T11:43:17+12:00June 23rd, 2021|The UHY Team|

Tribute To Brian Corban

Tim Livingstone pays tribute to his friend and colleague Brian Corban CNZM, QSO, who passed away last month. I was lucky to have worked with Brian in the West Auckland community and in business for the past 40 years. I bought into UHY Haines Norton (previously known as Butts, Bainbridge

2021-06-16T18:07:52+12:00June 16th, 2021|The UHY Team|

UHY Staff News April 2021

Introducing the newest member of the UHY Haines Norton Xero certified team: Administrator Sharon Courtney and Kumeu Manager Paul Eckford’s daughter MacKenzie Eckford. Now four months old, MacKenzie is looking extra cute modelling the latest Xero merchandise! We are excited to welcome back Arpita Khanwalkar

2021-04-28T16:17:19+12:00April 28th, 2021|The UHY Team|

Staff News: February 2021

We are excited to welcome on board a new Auditor, Tim Gaszikowski. Originally from Germany, Tim moved to New Zealand with his family when he was 10 years old, growing up right here in West Auckland. Tim graduated with an Accounting and Finance degree from the University of Auckland, and is enjoying honing his

2021-02-24T10:53:58+12:00February 24th, 2021|The UHY Team|

Staff News October/November 2020

Congratulations to Veanthie Pollayah in our Henderson office, who has now completed her exams and study to become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant. We are sorry to say goodbye to Auditor Mark Anthony Manait, who is relocating to a new role in Hamilton. We’d like to thank

2020-11-11T08:08:27+12:00November 11th, 2020|The UHY Team|

Staff News July 2020

Life feels like it has largely returned to normal here at UHY with all three of our offices fully staffed as they were before the lockdown period earlier this year. While the firm adjusted extremely well to working remotely without compromising our quality or workflow, it is great to be back in the office

2020-07-28T14:02:30+12:00July 28th, 2020|The UHY Team|

Staff News: February 2020

The holidays are now a somewhat distant memory and it’s fair to say that 2020 feels like it has kicked off at top speed! But we have lots of good news we are excited to share with you. Congratulations to Director Andrew Scott and his wife Talia, who have

2020-02-26T11:41:43+12:00February 26th, 2020|The UHY Team|

Tim Livingstone’s Pivotal Role At The Trusts Arena

As West Auckland’s premier sports and recreation facility, The Trusts Arena has gone from strength to strength. In the past financial year it has proudly welcomed over 500,000 visitors to events that include conventions, trade shows, concerts and of course national and international sporting events. Construction of the

2020-02-26T10:35:23+12:00February 26th, 2020|The UHY Team|

Tim Livingstone Retires as Director

This month Tim Livingstone retires as Director at UHY Haines Norton. Tim joined the practice in 1983, when it consisted of three Partners and six staff based in one Henderson office. He has been a Director for over 30 years, including 10 years as Managing Director, and was instrumental in growing the firm into

2021-01-27T13:49:40+12:00March 16th, 2017|The UHY Team|

New UHY Partner Bhavin Sanghavi

UHY Haines Norton is delighted to announce the appointment of Audit Manager, Bhavin Sanghavi, as a Partner. Bhavin joined the firm’s Audit department 11 years ago, which at the time consisted of just three staff members. His natural leadership skills, professionalism and initiative resulted in a number of internal promotions, from Senior Auditor to Supervisor,

2021-05-24T12:36:07+12:00November 24th, 2016|The UHY Team|

Honouring Tim Livingstone

In the 2016 New Years' Honours, UHY Haines Norton Director Tim Livingstone was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and the community. Tim has been a Partner at UHY for over 30 years, including 10 years as Managing Partner of the practice. Tim is President of the West Auckland Business Club,

2020-07-09T16:23:36+12:00February 11th, 2016|The UHY Team|

A Farewell (of Sorts) to John Ballard

This month marks the official retirement of UHY Haines Norton Director John Ballard, who is stepping down from the demanding Director role in favour of much-deserved long weekends on Waiheke.  Although John will still be a familiar face here in the office as he assists in a part-time consulting role, his retirement from the Director

2019-11-07T12:21:41+12:00May 12th, 2014|The UHY Team|