The UHY Team

Trial of 4.5 Day Working Week

We are excited to announce the trial of a four-and-a-half-day working week at UHY Haines Norton. Our three offices (Henderson, Kumeu and Helensville), will all be closed from 12:30pm every Friday from 1st December 2023 to 31st March 2024. This initiative is part of our commitment to prioritising the wellbeing of our staff and

2023-12-14T16:20:38+12:00December 14th, 2023|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|

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|

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|

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|

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|