Hawke's Bay

Thanks Dan, 26 years of sterling service

It is with some sadness we share the news that Dan Druzianic has retired from the firm after 26 years, but we are pleased that he remains with us as a consultant.

Empowering girls to change their world

Moore Markhams is delighted to support GirlGuiding New Zealand to train volunteers providing leadership to girls around the country so they can discover their passions, contribute to their communities, and form friendships in a safe and positive space.

From unsure to leader, Deron grows with Outward Bound

Henderson High School Year 12 Deron Tildsley arrived at Outward Bound “real unsure”. 21 days later he left with the knowledge that he has the confidence and leadership skills to aim for head boy next year.

Luatola Semisi | Being alone with your thoughts is OK

Learning to be comfortable in her own thoughts, is one of the key benefits that Luatolu Semisi gained from her time at a 21-day Outward Bound programme, supported by Moore Markhams.

A gentleman and believer in doing the right thing

Our Hawke’s Bay team was saddened at the recent death of Basil Brooker, a former director of our firm and long-standing and very respected client advisor, auditor and team member.

3r Group | Waste not

Like many great Kiwi ventures, this one began in a humble shed. Concerned at the amount of agrichemical and paint containers ending up in landfill, 3R Group’s founding partners set out to find a better solution.

Clifton Glamping | Happy glampers

The Covid-19 pandemic squashed international tourism, but Clifton Glamping in Hawke’s Bay is busier than ever as home-grown glampers rush to fill the gap.  

Advintage Wines | COVID advantage for Advintage

Hawke’s Bay-based online wine merchant Advintage is toasting a record-breaking year after locked-down Kiwis flocked to the web for their wine fix.

Building confidence and self-belief, benefits of Outward Bound for Caeli

Caeli O’Brien is happy to tell anyone that Outward Bound is an incredible, not-to-be-missed opportunity.

Mexicali Fresh | Riding the Mexican Wave

Serving up a taste of Mexico in the art deco streets of Napier has been a winning move for Mexicali Fresh franchisee Maggie Donnelly.

Dan new Unison Board member

Our director, Dan Druzianic has been appointed to the Unison Networks Limited Board in May. Unison’s core business is in electricity distribution.

New tax specialist joins our team

If your tax matter is a transaction out of the ordinary or when getting it wrong could be quite costly, then Ashleigh Gilmour is here to help.

Outward Bound grows mana

To say that Outward Bound put Tawa College student, George Te’o out of his comfort zone would be an understatement.

Help us to do our best for you

At Moore Markhams Hawkes Bay we seek to adapt to the fast-changing world we find ourselves in, identifying solutions to challenges, and innovations to effectively meet your needs.

Barry Rosenberg - 65 and not out, new plans ahead

Barry Rosenberg may be retiring from Moore Markhams at the end of March but he’s certainly not heading home to sit in his recliner to listen to sports radio.

Effluent Management Systems (EMS Ltd) | Walking the environmental talk

When Tania and Steve Crockford started their plumbing and drainage business 28 years ago, they never imagined how diverse it would become.

Overcoming fears and learning resilience through Outward Bound

Samuel Chadwick has conquered his biggest fear and realised the strength of his mind in tackling challenges – all as a result of a 21-day Outward Bound Mind, Body and Soul course. We’re proud to have supported Samuel in his adventure.

Metris | Taking the guesswork out of growing

It’s true that you can’t control the weather, but thanks to science and modern technology, it’s now possible to eliminate some of the risk factors from the business of growing crops. And for that, growers are thankful.

Outward Bound experience wows Maya

Maya Oliver, a Year 12 student from Makoura College in Wairarapa says that even though her Outward Bound experience was “really hard”, she wouldn’t have missed it for the world.  

As one door closes, another opens

We welcome Ben Gilmour as an equity director from 1 April 2019.

Yara New Zealand | A fertile business with a strong focus on innovation

Whether it be a crunchy Hawkes Bay Royal Gala or a crisp Marlborough sauvignon blanc, our produce is sought globally for its flavour and freshness – and that’s all good news for Yara New Zealand.

Mark and Annie Ferguson | Family agribusiness has strategic plan to create secure future

A farm forestry block is a vital part of a fifth-generation farming business. Mark Ferguson’s father, Ian began to plant some of the 100ha pine forest in the 1970s and his foresight in doing so is reaping economic benefits for two generations of Fergusons.

Paul Ejamme | Working together for business success

Financial adviser and self-professed ‘number lover’, Paul Ejamme is one of the directors of Finsol, a Hawke’s Bay based business insurance and ACC specialist company established in 2010.

Hawke’s Bay succession expert talking at national Fieldays

A Hawke’s Bay succession planning specialist has been invited to share his knowledge with agribusiness owners at this year’s New Zealand Agribusiness Fieldays.

Junction Wines | Family rules in this wine and farm business

The combination of farming and viticulture on John and Jo Ashworth’s rural property in Takapau, Central Hawke’s Bay, sounds like a Sunday roast. Beef, sheep, peas and wine are the main ingredients on their 364-hectare block, which they established more than 30 years ago.

Clifton Glamping | Adding a glamourous diversification to farm business

Before Tom and Lucia Gordon were married, their favourite thing was to retreat and go camping on the Gordon family farm, Clifton Station near Cape Kidnappers.

StockX Limited | Disruptive technology unlocking value for farmers

StockX founders set out to transform the agriculture sector and now, two years down the track, the online stock trading platform is proving its innovation with not just one but two innovation awards.

Hastings Honda | Streamlining systems keeps motorbike businesses on track

The doors of Hastings Honda were opened ten years ago by Dennis and Christine Mills, a couple who are no strangers to the world of motorbikes and ATVs.