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Staff member in the spotlight

Ian Chatfield



What is your current role at Graham & Dobson?
Consultant

Where are you from originally?
Born and raised in Gisborne.  Lived in Auckland, London and Gisborne

Tell us a bit about your family (including pets):
I am married to Anna and we have two adult children:  Meg (Wellington) and James (Hamilton).  Sadly, our beloved family pet, Baxter the Pug, is deceased.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Enthusiastic road cyclist, a lifetime golfer, gardening, and watching any sport

Are you involved with any other businesses or clubs?
Treasurer of the Gisborne Cycling Club, Trustee of Sisterson Lagoon Restoration Trust

What's your favourite food?
Roast lamb but for a treat, Bluff Oysters.

Client in the Spotlight

Roberts Tree Surgeons Ltd

Paul and Kelly Roberts started their business Roberts Tree Surgeons from scratch 12 years ago. Today the company is a strong team of 10 full time staff. Roberts Tree Surgeons are the one-stop shop for tree removal, tree maintenance and tree planting.

The majority of their work is tree and garden maintenance of private clients and large infrastructure clients...

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Meet our Team

Ian Chatfield

What is your current role at Graham & Dobson?
Consultant

Where are you from originally?
Born and raised in Gisborne.  Lived in Auckland, London and Gisborne

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What our clients say...

  • Parihohonu Station has been involved with Graham and Dobson since the early 1900s. They have proved to be of great value, producing a high standard of quality work, are trustworthy, astute, and approachable any time at all. The staff are very friendly and will bend over backwards for us. We always recommend this long established firm unequivocally.

    Avianne and Nigel Faram

  • We are grateful for the enormous amount of support the staff of Graham & Dobson provide. They have demonstrated a high level of understanding, knowledge and financial direction and deliver a consistent service in structured, efficient timeframes. This is a company with high integrity and strong values focusing on providing the utmost levels of customer satisfaction.

    Gisborne Stroke Support Group Inc.

  • Graham & Dobson helped me start my own business in 2007. Without their help and support the process would have been a lot harder. They offer excellent on-going support and advice.

    Karl Platten - Lawns Plus Ltd (GreenAcres)