? Our Accounting Team | Connect2 Chartered Accountants | Tauranga, New Zealand

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Here at Connect2 Chartered Accountants we connect and endeavour to form close business relationships with our clients. We are committed to excellence and our enthusiastic and hardworking team is keen to help you succeed.

Jocelyn Gascoigne - Principal of Connect2 Chartered Accountants. B.B.S., C.A.

Jocelyn Gascoigne

Principal of Connect2 Chartered Accountants. B.B.S., C.A.

Jocelyn qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983 and holds a certificate of public practice with the Australia - New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, having completed her training at Deloitte NZ. Jocelyn has been a principal of Connect2 Chartered Accountants in Tauranga since 2002. Originally from Taranaki she has practiced in the Waikato and has a strong affinity with the rural and small-medium businesses. Her client base covers a wide range of industries in Tauranga, Waikato and both the North and South Islands. Outside the office, Jocelyn enjoys fishing, particularly trout, gardening and avocados (both eating and helping her husband Peter at their orchard).

jocelyn@connect2accountants.co.nz
Terry Wang - Business Services Accountant

Brad McLachlan

Growth & Development Advisor BCA.,CA

Brad is originally from Taranaki, he has spent time in Wellington and Melbourne working in the sporting industry before recently making the move to the Bay of Plenty. In his spare time you can see him hitting a golf ball around numerous local courses as well as keeping fit and spending time with friends and family. Brad is a qualified Chartered Accountant after completing his training at Grant Thornton NZ in Wellington.. Brad also enjoys working closely with clients to promote growth within their business and helps to make life easier for decision makers.

brad@connect2accountants.co.nz
Judith Russell - Commercial and Agri-Business Advisor

Judith Russell

Commercial & Agri-Business Advisor. BBus., AT

Judith has over fifteen years at a senior level in Chartered Accountancy and has been working as an accountant in Tauranga/Te Puke for several years. Judith has a Bachelor of Business degree and has worked with both small and medium businesses, farmers, orchardists and trusts. She is a keen walker and cyclist. Before having children she ran countless full and half marathons. She enjoys gardening, cooking, the movies and sewing.

judith@connect2accountants.co.nz

Natasha Thompson - Accounting and Client Management

Natasha Thompson

Accounting & Client Management. DIP., AT

Tash is our country girl turn city girl after moving from the Awhitu Peninsula to Tauranga several years ago and is a qualified Accounting Technician. Tash enjoys living an active lifestyle in the Bay with husband Bryce and their two daughters. If they're not mountain biking, they're surfing, in the bush hiking or spending time in the Coromandel.

natasha@connect2accountants.co.nz

Danni Wang - Client Accounting Manager

Danni Wang

Accounting & Client Management. BAcc., CA(Prov)

Danni grew up in Chengdu. In 2019 she completed her Bachelor of Accountancy degree by Extramural Learning and is now a provisional member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Danni’s hobbies include pumping weights at the gym, playing the piano, Chinese calligraphy and folk dance. A highly talented young lady, Danni lights every room with her bright and bubbly personality.

danni@connect2accountants.co.nz

Florrie Baker - Tax and Cloud Accounting Advisor

Florrie Baker

Tax and Cloud Accounting Advisor BCom., C.A. (Prov)

A 4th generation holder of her name, Florrie was raised on a dairy farm in Katikati. Her strength for facts and figures has gained her a BCom, majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law and she has been a Provisional CA for 3 years -joining us in January 2020. Florrie holds a Nidan (2nd rank) in Kyudo (Japanese Archery) and is a 4th Generation Legion of Frontiersmen as Sgt. Sec. With 9 cats and aviaries totalling more than 200 birds in tow, Florrie enjoys reading and has an interest in Asian languages and watching Asian drama!

florrie@connect2accountants.co.nz

Micaela Dadley - Practice & Marketing Co-Ordinator

Micaela Dadley

Practice & Marketing Co-Ordinator

Micaela comes from the Kiwifruit Capital with her grandad being in the group of the first growers in Te Puke. Her partners family also runs a successful beekeeping business in Tauranga. She has worked as a bookkeeper with knowledge in the farming and orchardist industry and is currently studying towards her Diploma in Accounting. In her spare time she is seen with her partner, their dog and her daughter either out on the lake in Summer or down South at the snow in Winter.

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PO Box 13287, Tauranga 3141

(07) 578 1116

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