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At Farrant Hubbard Partners we are committed to forming close partnerships with our clients, enabling us to understand your unique situation and customise the assistance we provide to suit your requirements. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our hardworking team and the superior service we offer.

Our enthusiasm for our work means you get a friendly team of professionals eager to use their expertise to help you succeed!

Our Team

Jane Farrant CA

Jane commenced chartered accountancy in 1980 with Touche Ross in Wanganui while completing her professional papers on a part time basis.

After travelling overseas, she moved to Auckland to become the Group Accountant for a large clothing company. She returned to public practice in 1992 working for a mid tier firm before joining the Entrepreneurial Services Group of Ernst & Young.

She was admitted to the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1993.

In 1999 she joined Hubbard & Associates as a Senior Manager.

In 2011, Jane acquired the client base of Bruce Murdoch, Chartered Accountant and commenced in partnership with Ian as Farrant Hubbard Partners.

She is responsible for a number of interesting clients ranging from international trading companies to small to medium businesses.

Jane has a special interest in trusts and taxation.

She still however has lots of time though to enjoy her cycling, Waiheke Island bach with her husband, their adult children and their dog.

You can e-mail Jane on jane@fhp.co.nz

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Ian Hubbard BCA CA

Ian graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 1969 with an Economics degree and spent 15 years in accounting and managerial roles with a major NZ business bank.

During this time he completed the professional papers for membership to the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants.

He commenced in private practice in 1990 and combined with Jane Farrant earlier this year.

He has a special interest in taxation and trusts and investment theory. He advises on a wide range of issues to professional firms, investors and small to medium size businesses.

Privately, he enjoys his classic motorbike, surfing at Whangamata, playing tennis and spending time with his new grandson.

You can e-mail Ian on ian@fhp.co.nz

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Bruce Murdoch

Bruce commenced his career in chartered accountancy in 1971 following eight years in commerce while completing his professional papers part time.

Following twenty three years in the Auckland CBD he commenced sole practice in Epsom in 1993, concentrating on small to medium businesses, trusts and individuals. He transferred his client base to Jane Farrant in 2011 and assists on a wide range of accountancy, business and taxation matters.

Bruce enjoys working on his fitness, running half marathons, an occasional round of golf, and spending time with his wife Barbara, their two children and four grandchildren.

You can e-mail Bruce on bruce@fhp.co.nz

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Christine Drew

Christine has worked in corporates and SME's accounting since 1978. She has wide experience in the practical aspects of business accounting support functions, especially dealing with the pressures of compliance, taxation, payroll, debtors and creditors.

She is skilled in a range of generic and proprietary accounting systems, with expertise in MYOB products. Christine assists clients' accounts processing teams either online or through telephone support.

Christine enjoys sailing, long walks, reading and gardening and spending time with her husband Peter.

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Janine Clements

Janine has an Honours degree in Accounting and was a Chartered Accountant, specialising in auditing, in South Africa, before moving to Bermuda as a Group Manager for a funds management company.

Accordingly, she assists Jane with complex calculations for clients with overseas income.

Her main area of activity is in the general accounting role producing year end reports for our clients.

Janine is married with 2 young children and enjoys reading, walking, travelling and spending time with her family.

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