About Us

We like to form close working partnerships with our clients which enables us to understand your particular needs and provide customised assistance to meet those needs. We offer exceptional service through hard working and friendly staff, committed to maintaining the level of excellence and ease of communication needed to make working through your unique situation manageable, successful and as effortless as possible. Get to know a little bit about the leaders of our teams below, they are friendly and enthusiastic professionals who have the expertise to help you in the areas you require.

Working for New Zealand Business since 1964

sign_190x125Chatfield & Co Limited is a Chartered Accountancy firm based in Auckland City with further offices located in Albany and Pukekohe.

Chatfield & Co Limited was started in 1964 by the present senior partner, Maurice Chatfield. He has, over the period of 40 years, developed a chartered accountants practice catering for small to medium sized businesses and for individuals. His experience and that of the partners, managers and staff mean that we can provide the right service for your needs. Whether you are starting up a new company or thinking of buying an established one, if you require Farm accounting services or Trust management, have questions regarding Tax or Financial Accounts or Audits, we provide all these services and more. Our Services page has a list of services we provide and if what you are needing is not listed please contact us as our staff will be happy to help.

The key principle in the development of the firm’s attitudes and culture is excellence in communication. There is no point in providing the best advice if nobody can understand it.

In keeping with this foundation, we have a range of resources available for quick reference and information which includes helpful links and tax facts as well as important dates. We also have a quarterly newsletter which can be viewed and printed or you can subscribe for free and it will be emailed or posted to you when it is published each season.

Bringing a broad range of skills and knowledge, our qualified accountants have built a reputation on being reliable and providing quality service.

Maurice Chatfield

maurice-chatfield_190x125-150x125MNZM – CA(PP) – F INST D – FNZTA (Auckland and Pukekohe Offices)

Maurice Chatfield, born and raised in Morrinsville, attended Auckland University, studying Commerce. Maurice started his career in the Inland Revenue Department and in 1964 went into private practice. He is a member of the College of Chartered Accountants, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand and is a Foundation Member and Fellow of the New Zealand Trustees Association. He lends a lot of his spare time to charities, from youth hostels to the arts, and in 1999 received the Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

Greg Chatfield


CA (PP), B.Com, L.L.B, M.Inst.Dir (Auckland and Albany Offices)

Greg Chatfield, son of Maurice, grew up in Auckland. After leaving school he went to Otago University, completing degrees in Law, Finance and Accounting. He is a member of the College of Chartered Accountants and a Member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand. Greg joined the firm in 1988 after returning from working in London. He works from our Grafton and Albany offices.

Joon Seo

joon_seo-150x125CA, B.Bus (Auckland Office)

Joon joined the firm in 1999 and is now an Associate of the firm. Joon specialises in providing accounting and taxation services to our Korean clients and has developed a team of able Korean speaking accountants to work with him.


Glynis Buxton

glynis-buxton190x125-150x125CA(PP), B.Bus (Auckland and Pukekohe Offices)

Glynis joined the firm in 1997 and manages the firm’s audit function. After working in the real estate industry she now manages the services provided to Real Estate Agents and in particular leads the specialist audits of Real Estate trust accounts.


Tony Rea

tony_190x125-150x125Tony Rea is the manager of the Albany office.