Working with you to achieve your goals.

About Agar Fenwick


Providing comprehensive accounting and business advice since 1980, the Agar Fenwick team deliver on-time accounting solutions to individuals, sole trader businesses, companies and trusts.

With over 500 clients spread from Whangarei to South Otago, Agar Fenwick have a nationwide perspective on business, rural and personal accounting needs.? Their experienced team have backgrounds in corporate, government and many business sectors.

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What Makes Agar Fenwick Different?

You will always deal with the same person.

Unlike many other accounting firms, at Agar Fenwick we provide you with a dedicated Client Manager, backed up by a strong support team. ?Your Client Manager will work with you from end to end, and are always at the other end of the phone or email. ?Given the lengthy tenure of our team we think that is a promise we can stand behind.

Our team have comprehensive accounting and business experience cross a diverse range of industries. From day to day accounting questions to setting up new ventures, or property developments we can help you make smart, informed choices.

We offer tailored, personalised solutions.

You decide how much or how little help you need from us. We support customers that still send the proverbial shoe box of receipts, to others fully embracing accounting software solutions. Discuss with us how we can help you re-prioritise the jobs you?d rather avoid, and spend more time on those you love.

The Team

Ian Fenwick

Chartered Accountant / Partner

Ian adds corporate and international strengths to the team from his time as the Chief Financial Officer for Electra, and as International Accountant for Opus Consulting. Ian brings expertise in business acquisitions, residential and commercial property investment, business plans and forecasting, and company amalgamation.


Rod Agar

Chartered Accountant / Partner

An avid promoter and supporter of all things Otaki, Rod Agar has nearly 50 years as an accountant in Kapiti-Horowhenua. Still active on his dairy farm, Rod offers a wealth of expertise in rural and business structures, succession planning, farm accounting and property development.





Sandra de Ruiter

Client Manager

Our farming specialist, Sandra loves the outdoors and all things equine. Part of the Agar Fenwick team for 20 years, she knows no two clients are ever the same and relishes getting to know her clients and their businesses. Sandra?s days range from processing bill payments and doing GST returns and financial statements for SME?s, to providing accounting support to client groups with multiple entities. 


John Molloy


With over 34 years as part of the Agar Fenwick team, John is living proof that you grow and prosper with your clients. Many of John?s clients have been with him for the long haul ? seeing several businesses through generations of partners. John delivers end to end business planning and accounting solutions.


Tala Staples

Client Manager

Tala Staples in an experienced accountant who joined us early in 2020. Born in the Ukraine, she started her career in multinational accounting firms after completing her MBA from the International Management Institute in Geneva. Since emigrating to New Zealand in 2001, she has gained expert knowledge in New Zealand’s business environment and tax laws through working for local companies as well as running her own tax agency. Tala is proficient with MYOB and XERO accounting systems. Living on lifestyle block in Te Horo, Tala likes growing native trees, walking, and watching her daughter’s equestrian activities. On a rainy day she enjoys ballroom dancing and playing piano.


Lee Seto

Client Manager

Otaki born and raised, Lee specialises in pharmacy and retail customers and is a certified Xero Advisor. Lee keeps a close eye on her client?s business performance and is a master at management reporting ? and when one of your clients has six individual companies, investors and shareholders to keep happy, that can take some doing.





Denise Mcbeth / Anita Hooper


This wonderful team supports our clients with jobs like payroll processing, bill payments, invoicing and DX mail, as well as keeping our client managers and back office humming.

We Would Love to Work with You!