236 Clyde Road
PO Box 29352
New Zealand
P: 03 351 9402
F: 03 351 9352
E: office@pduggan.co.nz 
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Staff profiles


Paul Duggan B.Com C.A (P.P.) 
E-mail: office@pduggan.co.nz

Paul is a born and bred Cantabrian with over 37 years experience in the accounting industry. Paul has a wide range of skills to offer businesses, working with clients in a variety of industries.  He is committed to assisting clients achieve their business and personal goals. Paul has also been facilitating finance courses at the NZ Institute of Management for the last 22 years. He has an interest in the not for profit sector, and for the last 12 years has been a trustee of the Laura Fergusson Trust, a residential and rehabilitation centre caring for people with disabilities.

On the 1st April 2014 Paul handed the day to day management of the business over to Andrew Friend and Leslie McAuley, both of whom who have taken a shareholding in the business. Paul will continue to work 2 days a week, taking an overview of business activities and direction. 

Outside of work Paul is passionate about sport. He recently retired as a rugby referee coach having completed 30 years service to the Canterbury and New Zealand Rugby Unions as a referee and National referee coach. Paul is also a member of the Russley Golf Club and with more free time these days you will find Paul on a golf course on a regular basis.

Paul is married to Carolyn and they enjoy travelling as she competes internationally with the Christchurch Chorus of Sweet Adeline's and spending time with family (especially their first grandson) and friends. They have 2 sons, Hamish who works at Paul Duggan & Associates and Jeremy, a physiotherapist who is heading back to New Zealand after completing 2 years work experience in the UK.


Andrew Friend B.Com C.A (P.P.)
E-mail: andrew@pduggan.co.nz

Andrew has worked as an accountant in public practice for over 20 years.  He can assist with all aspects of your business needs including accounting and income tax advice, GST & FBT issues, employment and payroll, budgeting and business planning, as well as systems implementation and advice.

 Andrew is married to Briony and they have two sons, Oliver and Finlay, who are at high school.

 Andrew is a keen cyclist, and as well as regularly commuting by bike he enjoys getting out on the mountain biking tracks in the Port Hills.



Leslie McAuley B.Com ACA
E-mail: leslie@pduggan.co.nz

Leslie was born in South Otago. She grew up and was educated in the South Canterbury region. After her high school education, she worked for 17 years in the dairy industry as well as keeping up with accounting interests. After leaving the dairy industry Leslie was given the opportunity to move from Highlander country to take up her current position in February 2001. Originally employed as an Accounting Technician she gained her Associated Chartered Accountant (ACA) qualification in November 2009. Leslie has had the opportunity to grow with the business obtaining a broad knowledge of the day to day running of the practice. Leslie's main business focus is compiling annual and management financial statements, and managing our tax system. She is a certified Xero and MYOB consultant along with other software products.

Outside of work Leslie enjoys being a member of Garden City Rotary, improving her golf, a bit of gardening, walking her Bichon/Maltese dog, Jack and spending quality time with her two daughters who are in their mid twenties.

Hamish Duggan B.Com
E-mail: hamish@pduggan.co.nz

Hamish graduated from Canterbury University with a B.Com in 2006. He joined Paul Duggan & Associates in April 2010 after working as a management Accountant at Donaghys Industries Ltd. Hamish's main focus in the office is the preparation of tax returns, company and trust financial statements.

Outside of work, Hamish enjoys spending time with his family, running, playing golf and watching all sports especially rugby.

Hamish is married to Tania and welcomed the birth of their kids, Corban, in July 2013, Madison in March 2015, and Annabelle in August 2017. They own a house in Redwood Springs and a mischievous cat named Smudge who likes to watch the many tropical fish.


Liz Tillman
E-mail: liz@pduggan.co.nz

Liz is a tried and true Cantabrian and apart from 5 years spent in Marlborough has lived in Christchurch all her life. She started working in accountancy more than 3 decades ago, and has worked for a number of firms, large and small before finding a home with Paul Duggan and Associates Limited in 2003. Over the years she has prepared financial statements for a large variety of clients involved in many industries but in recent years has been specialising in the preparation of Trust financial statements.

Shani Moore BTchLn
E-mail: shani@pduggan.co.nz

Shani has been employed at Paul Duggan & Associates since February 2009.  She provides administrative support to all the staff as well as trust and company administration. Previously she has worked in the banking and education sector.

Outside of work Shani enjoys spending time with her two sons, granddaughter, friends and family. Other interests include reading and while not actively involved in sport, Shani enjoys watching sport particularly tennis, softball, rugby and league.            




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