Cambridge : 07 823 1203
Carterton :   06 379 6560

19 Victoria Street. PO Box 86
Cambridge, New Zealand

Our Team

Herbert Morton has been providing business and management advice and accounting and taxation services to individuals and businesses of all sizes throughout the Waikato region and New Zealand for 25 years. Located on the Waikato river, in the historic Souter House, directors Peter Morton, Nicola Adam, Kyle Owens have over 40 years combined experience in Chartered Accountancy.

The team at Herbert Morton aim to assist their clients achieve their objectives at an affordable price. They believe in building long term client relationships and take pride in providing personal assistance which comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and professional development.

PETER MORTON   BCom, CA – Director
Peter Morton, Peter specializes in providing business and accounting services to the motor trade industry. With 60 workshop and service station clients from Invercargill in the south to Whangarei in the North, Peter provides effective benchmarking to his clients on a regular basis.

He also conducts an annual conference for motor trade clients, arranging top guest speakers on relevant issues, including employment, marketing and the latest fraud control methods.

Peter & wife Brigid have raised their family of five in Cambridge and are now enjoying time with their grand children. He is also a life member of the Motor Trade Association.



NIKI ADAM   BBus, CA – Director
In 2004 Niki graduated with a Bachelor of Business from the Waikato Polytechnic and in 2006 completed her final exams for entrance to the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Niki started at Herbert Morton from school and has worked her way to directorship.

She thoroughly enjoys the working environment and the daily challenges working with a wide range of clients brings.

Niki enjoys the direct contact and involvement with clients and their business as she can focus on what is important to clients and assist them to manage and grow their businesses.

Niki and husband Brendon have two very active children. Now that the family is getting older, Niki is looking forward to getting involved in the local community.



KYLE OWENS   BBus, CA – Director
Kyle was born, raised and educated in Te Awamutu. In 1992 he entered the accounting profession with Te Awamutu based chartered accountancy practice Robertson Young & Co, during which time he began studying towards a Bachelor of Business degree at The Waikato Polytechnic, and subsequently became a full qualified member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1998.  Kyle and his wife Kate travelled to Europe for their overseas experience in 2001 and to expand their work experience. As a soccer fanatic, Kyle enjoyed life in London.

While in London, he held a management accounting role at MultiServ, an international company that has over 150 operations in 35 countries providing logistics and processing services to the world's steel industry where he gained invaluable experience working in a global industry.

Kyle & Kate returned to New Zealand in 2009 with their son.  He is actively involved in the community being on the Board of Trustees at his son's school and helping to coach junior soccer in Te Awamutu.


 SARAH SMITH – Associate
Sarah was born, raised and educated in Hamilton.  She was employed by Touche Ross Accountants as a junior straight from High School.  She moved to Cambridge in 1993 and was employed by Herbert Morton, to assist Peter with his expanding client base.
In 1997 she meet her husband and moved to Carterton, and with the new age of technology Peter & Keith decided to set her up in an office there.  This office has expanded over the years and after starting on her own, the office now has 5 staff.

Sarah enjoys the management side of accounting and the contact with clients that this requires, she has gained a good knowledge of the Service Station and Workshop Industries.

Sarah and husband Blaine also run 3 service stations in the Wairarapa.  The have two teenage children, and are very involved in the local community.

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