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Duncan Brand

Duncan Brand / B.COM, CA (PP)

Raised on Mid Canterbury farm, Duncan Brand joined the accounting practice in 1982 and has been a Partner since 1986. His practical farming experience has made him aware of how hard the self-employed work to earn a living and he has developed a deep understanding of how business works. Key areas of interest are investment (particularly property and shares), and assisting the growth of clients with medium-sized commercial and farming businesses. | Back to Our People

Duncans team:
Paul Grigg (Manager) |
Michael Scott |
Elly Aukes |
Donna Paterson |
Meghan McIntosh |
Lynda Milward |
Paul Wolffenbuttel

Paul Wolffenbuttel / B.COM, CA (PP)

Paul’s expertise is in business structuring, taxation and general business advisory services. He has had past experience tutoring in taxation at the Otago University and has presented on business topics to small to medium businesses through the government sponsored BIZ programme.

Paul is married to Margaret and has two children, Georgia and Meg.

Originally from Otago, Paul moved to South Canterbury and the now HC Partners LP in 1996. | Back to Our People

Pauls team:
Jude Boraman (Manager) |
Nicola Manchester |
Tegan Shearer |
Ann Moyle |
Ruth Allington |
Andrew Brooks |
Marietta Boborol |
Craig Copland

Craig Copland / B.COM/LLB C.A. (PP)

Craig has over 15 years of experience in providing specialist tax, accounting and business advisory services. Craig's clients cover a wide spectrum of industries including the agricultural, manufacturing and retail sectors and range in size from owner/operator or family businesses through to larger company or joint venture operations. In addition to providing accounting and business advisory services, Craig specialises in assisting clients with all tax related matters including structuring of new and existing business operations, managing ongoing tax compliance, maximising available deductions and handling IRD enquiries and audits. | Back to Our People

Craigs team:
Kalpesh Hari (Manager) |
Sue Burgess |
Josh Rooney |
Arianna Malama |
Belinda Anderson |
Sonya Hopkinson |
Cody McCarron |
Nick Krivan

Nick Krivan / B.C.A., C.A. (PP)

Nick joined HC Partners LP in July 2013 and has over 10 years' experience in consulting and business advisory work, in addition to traditional accounting services, from tax structuring and minimisation to providing advice on environmental issues for the rural sector.

Prior to joining HC Partners LP Nick worked in Wellington for mid-size accounting firm Curtis McLean Ltd (now Deloitte Private) for seven years then spent two years working in a commercial role in London. Upon returning to New Zealand Nick relocated to Timaru with his partner Erin, who had secured a role with Environment Canterbury.

When not working Nick likes to spend time being active, running, playing cricket and touch rugby. While no longer playing rugby, he still watches as much as he can and is always happy to chat about the weekend's games, even if the Hurricanes haven't won! | Back to Our People

Nicks team:
Stewart Young (Manager) |
Graham Yarrall (Manager) |
Chrissy Linton |
Olivia Colvill |
David Bosomworth |
Charlotte Kelly |
Rhea Coulter |