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Abhay Joshi

Abhay Joshi AccountantAbhay has worked at a senior level in accounting practices in Christchurch for ten years. This includes 3 years at Staples Rodway Chartered Accountants where he enjoyed helping many companies in reducing costs and improving profits where possible

Originally from Puna in India, Abhay travelled globally before migrating to New Zealand in 2003. While travelling Abhay has held the roles of:

  • Group Finance Controller in Zambia for 5 years for a group of 30 companies
  • Director for five different corporations
  • Vice President of a California Corporation in Los Angeles

Abhay enjoys working as an expert with his varied clients over the years and has had extensive experience in many different industries including:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Fisheries
  • Mining
  • Importing and exporting
  • Property investments and much more

Abhay is a qualified CPA and member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is a CA member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as well as being a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He completed Business Law and NZ Taxation papers from University of Canterbury and Massey University in order to comply with requirements of New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Outside of work Abhay loves playing Table Tennis and won South Island Masters in 2003 and team gold in 2013 NZ veterans representing Canterbury in the over 50 (old man) category.  He is a Black Caps supporter and loves watching cricket and rugby with his family.

Gavin Barr

Gavin Barr AccountantGavin Barr brings a wealth of business experience to the Good Kiwi team having been involved in many different types of business over the years.

He enjoys "figuring out" how to make a business work and the challenge that comes from working in competitive market where profit margins need constant attention.

Through his time in business, Gavin has been involved in:

  • Tax
  • Construction
  • Building Projects
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
  • Marketing and Measuring
  • Business Systemisation
  • Business Startups

Gavin is a Christchurch lad who enjoys spending time with his family and friends.




What our clients say...

  • I would like to thank you for your outstanding service with my annual accounts and tax returns. After many years with a much larger firm I can honestly say that the service you provided was first rate compared with what I have experienced in the past.
    - Bernie Schrader, Bernbrenz Property Ltd
  • The Good Kiwi Accounting Company is taking care of my two monthly GST returns and annual financial statements and I am saving almost 40% in accounting fees. I have dealt with numerous accountants over the last 5 years, and by far Abhay at The Good Kiwi Accounting Company has to be the best accountant I have ever dealt with.
    - Sumit Monga, District Representative, Combined Insurance
  • The Good Kiwi Accounting Company has helped us out with GST, cashflow and endless advice. Abhay's financial advice and support during the earthquake has been a great help. Thanks!
    - Sharyn Foote, South of India - Manchester Street
  • We have nothing but praise for The Good Kiwi Accounting Company.Their service has been fantastic, prompt, friendly and we would definitely recommend.
    - Monique Newman, Property Investor, Christchurch

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Currie Lawyers Building

Phone:    03 348 5554
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