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Gavin Haddon

Chartered Accountant

Gavin says the best part of his job is helping the people he meets and building lasting and true friendships with them.

Gavin is a Partner based in our Thames office. You would describe Gavin as down to earth, genuine and friendly, absolutely full of energy and he will deliver 100% on the promises he makes. He will push the boundaries to get the very best results and solutions for his clients, helping them achieve their goals and aspirations.

Gavin has a wealth of experience, becoming a partner of the firm in 1997. He is also a great mentor at CooperAitken. Many careers have advanced under his watchful eye, including that of Anna Bennett, Partner of our Matamata office.

Gavin had become a partner of Cave, Bannin, Sexton, Cooper in 1997, after working for the partnership for 10 years. 

If you are looking for someone who is focused on success, growth and profit, then Gavin is the perfect fit for you. 

As the owner of a dairy farm, running a 50/50 sharemilker, Gavin understands the dairy industry and in particular, he has a strong interest in succession planning and trusts. 

On a personal note, Gavin is a devoted family man, married to Maree, a business woman in her own right, and they have two children, Boston and Carter. Having a home in Pauanui for the last 25 years, Gavin and his family have enjoyed many family holidays there. His kids have been lifesavers at Pauanui since they were young and continue to participate whenever possible. 

Gavin enjoys giving back to our community and is seen out and about collecting slink calves for the Lions Club, working at an administration level with the Morrinsville Rugby Club and is heavily involved with the Awarua Charitable Trust, supporting our local community through scholarships and sponsorships.

Exciting news!! We have a brand new Agri-Compliance service. Checkbox helps alleviate the burden of on-farm compliance for Dairy Farmers.

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