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Matt Donaldson

Matt Donaldson


Matt Donaldson came to the firm in 1996, having completed a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury. Matt works with clients to help them understand their business needs, and how to plan and get the most from their business. He has applied his skills to a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, real estate, the film industry, and tourism.
Matt has particular expertise in, and has worked with his clients in the following areas:
Management reporting
Buying & selling a business
Property investment
Tax planning and advice
Structuring of investments
Business valuations
Matt has a particular interest in helping trade-based clients and other small business owners setup their business systems on Xero. Working with his team they can setup a Xero file for any business, provide initial training and ongoing support.

“I find it very satisfying to see my clients achieve in their business through planning from the outset. Often all it needs is a little outside advice to steer the business in the right direction”

Matt and Belinda have three children – Cara, Ben and Mikayla. When work and family commitments allow he enjoys playing rugby, fishing and diving.


  • Accounting
  • Business consultancy
  • Debt & Equity Funding
  • Debt & Equity Funding
  • Forensic and litigation support
  • Taxation - business
  • Taxation - employment and payroll
  • Trusts and estates/fiduciary services


  • Hotels and Leisure
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Professional Firms
  • Real Estate and Construction