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.
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 solution.
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.
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.
Chartered Accountant – Partner
The newest addition to the team, Ian is a great communicator. He 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 and valuations, residential and commercial property investment, business plans and forecasting.
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.
Sandra de Ruiter
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.
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.
Chartered Accountant – Client Manager
Claire has recently returned to her local roots after starting her career with a Big 4 accounting firm and doing her OE. Her busy portfolio of clients include real estate agents, property developers, forestry and engineering professionals and test her meticulous attention to detail and keep her on her toes. Claire also has a wealth of experience in dealing with the complexities of liquidations, consolidations and receiverships.
Accounting and Support
The queen of multitasking Toni keeps the Partners and Client Managers on track, as well as helping clients with tax returns, rental properties statements and overseas income.
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.