Principals


Stuart Earle BBS CA

Mike Curd BBS CA


PO Box 4646

306a Broadway Avenue

Palmerston North


Phone: (06) 952 4646
Fax: (06) 952 4645




Our Staff

Mike Curd

After attending High School at St Johns College in Hastings, Mike was fortunate to have had an opportunity to join National Accountancy firm Wilkinson Wilberfoss in Napier in 1981. Moving to Palmerston North in 1985 to study part time at Massey University, Mike commenced working with local practice Pritchard Dilks and Associates that same year. Mike completed a Bachelor of Business Studies and Postgraduate certificate in Education from Massey and in 1990 was admitted to the then Society of Accountants and introduced as a Partner with Pritchard Dilks and Associates.
 
In May 2015, Mike was awarded 25 year membership of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and still holds firm to the sound principles learned in Napier when he was first guided on this journey. 


Stuart Earle

After leaving Palmerston North Boys High in 1994, Stuart started with Pritchard Dilks & Associates working for Mike Curd. Stuart graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Accountancy. He became a full member to the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2002. Having been born and raised on a dairy farm, Stuart has a special interest in the rural sector. Stuart has been involved with many sporting and community organisations, with a particular interest in hunting and Four Wheel Driving. Having two young boys (Liam and Logan) Stuart is enjoying the responsibility and developments that go with it.


Mars Earle

Mars has been involved with the firm since 1996 and has returned to a more full time basis now both Liam and Logan are attending school. Mars will normally be the first voice you hear and the smiling face behind the front desk.


Anna Long

Anna started with the firm in September 2003, and has completed her NZ Diploma of Business (Accounting). Anna and Kevin have three children, Sean, James and Rebecca who have now all left school. Anna is involved with the PN Hot Rod Club and enjoys travelling.


Harrison Senior

Harrison started with the firm in 2007 after finishing Palmerston North Boys High. While working full time and studying part-time he went on to graduate from Massey University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Accountancy. In 2018 he became a full member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Harrison's personal interests include recreational motorcycling and motorcycle racing as well as his involvement with the Victoria Motorcycle Club Inc. Harrison and his wife Denise recently became parents, they are enjoying the experience and challenges that go with parenthood.


Rebecca Hughes

Rebecca has been associated with the firm since 2009 and is in her final year of a Bachelor of Accountancy through Massey University. Her goal is to become a Chartered Accountant. Rebecca and her husband Cledwyn have three teenage children, one of whom has left school and one who is in her final year of high school. Weekends are spent watching various sporting codes. Rebecca has been involved in the Manawatu Softball Association since 2016 and is looking forward to the World Series Under 18 Mens Competition being hosted locally in February 2020. 


 Kim Hannam

Kim joined our firm in April 2015 with an extensive background working as an accounting clerk. She has considerable experience in commercial and farm accounting as well as assisting clients with all aspects of their payroll obligations. Kim and Robert have two children, and she has a keen interest in horse racing.


 Liam Giltrap

Liam attended Palmerston North Boys High School and is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Studies at Massey University. He started working in 2018 and his goals include finishing his degree and running a half marathon. Outside of work his interests include rugby and any other physical activity.  


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