Rotorua Team2020-07-03T15:43:07+12:00


Members of our management team are familiar faces within the Bay of Plenty business communities. We invite you to learn a little more about the individuals, helping you grow your business.


Don has been a principal of Nairn Fisher since 1995, and prior to that had extensive CA and commercial business experience, both in Auckland and Rotorua. Don enjoys working alongside small to medium business owners, from all industry types in the Bay of Plenty, and building up long term relationships with his clients. Areas of specialisation include assisting with business start-ups, advising on appropriate structures, management and investment planning, and more recently, succession planning. In his spare time Don is an avid golfer, enjoys all the outdoor activities that living on the shores of Lake Tarawera has to offer, and loves spending time with his family, now starting to expand with the arrival of the first grandchildren.

Peter has lived in Rotorua for 15 years. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants with over twenty years accounting experience as both a public accountant and in commercial roles. He brings to Nairn Fisher specialist knowledge as well as broad commercial experience. In his commercial roles he was a member of various management teams gaining experience in wider management functions such as strategy, sales, human resources and health and safety. Away from work Peter spends time with family, friends, reading and keeping fit. He is a regular gym goer and is an occasional mountain biker.
Jasen has lived in Rotorua and Reporoa for the past 18 years and is married with 3 young children. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (as an Accounting Technician) and is currently completing his study to become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant. Jasen has fourteen years accounting experience working for a chartered accounting firm. Jasen’s accounting experience has been in business advisory services (BAS) dealing with a range of clients in retail, farming, rental and commercial property, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations. He also has great experience in client accounting software specialising in Xero and MYOB.


Debbie Heaford – Administration

Debbie joined the dynamic team at Nairn Fisher in October 2013 in the front line role of Receptionist & Administration Officer. She has over 20 years Administration experience which gives her vast knowledge in a wide range of administration duties. Debbie enjoys the front line role of meeting and liaising with clients and also likes to make sure the office needs are met on a daily basis. Debbie and her husband moved from Auckland to Rotorua in 1985, for a new business venture and to enjoy the quieter life style. They have two adult children, one living in Melbourne the other in Taupo. Most weekends you will find Debbie on the Rotorua golf course.

Debbie Heaford