Firm Profile

For more than four decades Gardiner Knobloch has been working with clients providing accountancy and business advice.

Originally established by Ewan Gardiner and Graeme Knobloch, the firm now has a team of 19 based in its Napier office, offering a comprehensive range of accounting and business advisory services.

Our commitment to excellence is evident in the quality of our team, who all offer exceptional service to our clients.

Pictured from left to right: Peter Gillies (Director), Tracy Mawson, Leon Collier (Director), Kelly Graham (since left), Lisa Hardie (Associate), David Steel, Angela Robinson (Director),
Rosie Williams-McLay, Ben Phillipson, Geri Askwith, Teresa Bushett, Brad Neilson, Carol Eager, Heather Gasson, Deborah Ellery, Michelle Davidson, Ewan Gardiner (Director),
Sue Croke, Rachel Ingram (since left). Not pictured: Natasha Gray & Amy Walker

A little bit of history…

Ewan Gardiner and Graeme Knobloch met when they were working at Watson Blampied and Partners, an accountancy firm with four branches dotted around the Hawke's Bay region - Graeme in Waipukurau and Ewan in Napier. When Mr Blampied retired, Graeme moved to Napier to help his colleague in the Napier office.

The pair withdrew from the Watson Blampied group and set up their own firm, Gardiner Knobloch, working from an office in Tennyson Street. They had a modest client base of local businesses but quickly expanded, moving to new premises in Shakespeare Road where the firm remains today. Peter Gillies joined the practice in 1993 and became a Director in 2000. In 2017 Angela Robinson and Leon Collier became Director's in the firm. In June 2018 Graeme Knobloch retired as a Director of Gardiner Knobloch Ltd, however he continues to work with our clients as a consultant.

Today, Ewan, Peter, Angela and Leon's philosophy remains unchanged; that is to offer accountancy expertise and sound financial advice to grow their clients' businesses.


What is a Chartered Accountant?

Getting the right advice in today's complex business world is vital to the success of your business.

So why use a Chartered Accountant?

A Chartered Accountant is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and is: 
        • required to undertake professional development training every year 
        • bound by a code of ethics and required to adhere to professional standards 
        • subject to disciplinary procedures 
        • trained for a minimum of six years to achieve their qualification 
        • subject to periodic review of their professional practices

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Gardiner Knobloch House
15 Shakespeare Road,
Napier, New Zealand
Telephone: 06 835 5018
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