Cooper Aitken & Partners Limited Story

In 2000 the Partners at this time were, Rodney Aitken, Trevor Cooper, Imran Raza, Grant Eddy, Gavin Haddon

Peter Hexter (right) became a partner in 2004.

In 2008 the firm purchased Churton Fraser Ltd. This firm had been practicing for over 50 years in Morrinsville and began when Laurie Uings, having worked with John Doube, started a practice on his own in the 1960’s. He purchased the building in Canada Street behind the ANZ Bank.  Jim Crawford became a partner in 1974 at the age of 24 and the firm became Uings and Crawford. In 1978 Reg Churton became a partner and bought Laurie Uing’s share in the practice. Robert Fraser became partner in 1996 and Jim Crawford retired. The firm was then known as Crawford Churton & Fraser. A few years later the name changed to Churton Fraser Ltd.

Following the purchase of Churton Fraser Ltd additional office space was needed and some staff moved into the refurbished offices in Canada Street in 2009.

Also in 2009 Cameron Accounting was purchased and this started CooperAitken’s presence in Matamata.

 

 

Anna Bennett (left) became our first female director in 2010.

In 2010 we re branded to CooperAitken Ltd

 

 

The Matamata team moved into new offices at 2a Arawa Street in 2013 giving the office a street front presence. This move occurred after a major refurbishment to part of the Nicholson Autos building.

 

Current team 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 CooperAitken celebrated 100 years of providing a quality and professional service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directors and associates getting into the spirit of our 100 years and dressed in period costume.

 

Reception was decorated to reflect our 100 years...

 

 

 

 

 

CooperAitken celebrate 100 years of business in style...

Our current team, past directors and previous staff were treated to a fabulous night at the Wallace Gallery in Morrinsville to celebrate CooperAitken’s 100 years of being in business. Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 2014 purchased Barrie Price & Assoicates a practice in Thames. Barrie Price started providing accounting services to Thames Valley, Coromandel Peninsula and beyond in January 1983 as Barrie W Price, Chartered Accountant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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