Based in the picturesque town of Ashburton the team at Mathiesons supports businesses throughout New Zealand. Using the knowledge we have built up over many years of experience you can feel confident that your business is in safe hands.


Dave Mathieson formed Mathiesons Chartered Accountants in 2011 with an objective of being able to gain a thorough overview of his clients businesses and provide insightful and proactive financial solutions.

His goal was to provide assistance and advice to an array of industries and to be ‘more than just numbers’  – and as the reputation of the business grew, so did the team and the services on offer.

A need for an Employment Relations service was quickly identified and Dave’s wife, Lynda Mathieson joined the business as an employment relations expert. With a background in all things employment, Lynda can work with you to ensure you not only meet legislative requirements, but have a team of engaged people within your business.

Together we can help you and your business!


Mathiesons can tailor our services to meet your needs. We will work to an agreed timeframe and be proactive in our approach.

Technology is the way of the future and for some, this may seem daunting, but working with us will allow you the peace of mind that you are in good hands.

Our services and expertise will surpass your expectations and teamed with our friendly approach, you will feel at ease.

The time is now to take your business and your people to the next level – let’s make it better!


Let us help you peel back the layers of your business and look at it from an independent view point. Let us ask the difficult questions and unleash your potential.

Your success is our success and together we can make things better.

Proudly Supporting:

We are proud to be a Bronze Sponsor for Hospice Mid- Canterbury. Hospice Mid-Canterbury provides support for those with a life-limiting illness, their family and their caregivers. All services are free and are available throughout the Ashburton district between the Rakaia and Rangitata Rivers.

They do not provide clinical care, but complement existing services by providing support such as transport, sitting, recording life stories, counselling, massage, reiki, and reflexology. In addition, they offer programmes and activities for clients and caregivers at the hospice base Hospice Mid Canterbury is a registered Charitable Trust and an Associate Member of Hospice New Zealand.

Their goal is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

If you would like to find out more or make a donation – click here for more details.

A friend referred me to Dave about six years ago when I was growing a new business and found I needed an accountant. He was very helpful then and has been ever since. He’s very approachable. If I’ve got any problems and can just ring him up and I always get good, straightforward answers. And the staff are always helpful, too. More recently I moved in with another business and he was a great help during that process, too. And he’s given me a GST program which is really easy to use!

Di Thomas

Body ’N’ Beauty Worx

Our people.

Meet the team that is here to support you and your business.

Dave Mathieson

Director | Mathiesons Chartered Accountants

Dave Mathieson

Director | Mathiesons Chartered Accountants

027 672 8357

Born and bred in Ashburton, Dave completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Finance at the University of Otago in 1991 and then became a Chartered Accountant in 1992. He also is a member of New Zealand Institute of Primary Management.

From 2003 Dave was a Director at Myers & Co Limited and set up Mathiesons Chartered Accountants on 1 April 2011 so that he could create an accounting practice that goes beyond the numbers to the drivers that really drive business success.

Strongly involved in the community Dave is on the board of Ashburton Community House and supports local sport.

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Lynda Mathieson

Director | Mathiesons Employment Relations

Lynda Mathieson

Director | Mathiesons Employment Relations

027 5544 747

Born in Ireland, raised in England and after 23 years in New Zealand she now considers herself a Kiwi. Lynda began her career in Practice Management, then onto employment relations in 2002.

Lynda completed employment law at the University of Canterbury. She is also a member of the Human Resource Institute of New Zealand and a member of New Zealand Institute of Primary Management.

With experience managing employment relations for national and international companies, as well as SME’s Lynda understands the importance of compliance, employee professional development, as well as recruiting the right candidate and a complex understanding of employment agreements and resolutions.

Confident and successful in negotiating resolutions, Lynda is well respected for her competence in her representation at mediation, employment relations authority and in the employment court.

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