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Join New Zealand’s largest and most successful Bookkeeping Association

Our vision is to be New Zealand’s largest and most successful Bookkeeping Association by providing our members with an outstanding membership experience to help them develop their Bookkeeping Career or Business. Our team are passionate about developing the Bookkeeping profession in New Zealand. They work collaboratively to help our members achieve their medium to long-term vision and goals.


Kenn Cabigayan, NZQBA Membership Coordinator

Kenn loves interacting with members and listening to their goals to help them achieve it and succeed in their bookkeeping journey. Kenn is an experienced events facilitator and is passionate in providing excellent customer satisfaction. She focuses in delivering an outstanding membership experience by liaising with them to understand their needs and requirements in order to create and customise events, activities and webinars that would suit their preference and help them to be skilled, confident and well-rounded bookkeepers!


Reece Raulet, Membership Advisor

Reece loves helping members start or progress in their Bookkeeping Business or Career. When potential members call him up, it’s Reece’s job to help them see all the potential benefits available to them if they become a member. The thing he likes most about the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association is that every single member of the team is pulling together to make sure that our members students have the best membership experience they can possibly have.

Belinda Billota, Membership Advisor

Belinda is an experienced Sales Coach with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. She is skilled in Data Research, Outbound Marketing, Lead Generation, Training & Development, and Employment Verifications. Belinda has  strong interpersonal skills and loves to build relationship with members to understand and provide them with the support they need.


Morris Kaplan, Bookkeepers Hub Co-Founder

Morris manages the Bookkeepers Hub in New Zealand and Australia providing both text and rich media content for the benefit of members and subscribers of the Hub. Morris has a MBA and over 20 years experience working in financial services, business journalism and digital publishing industry. This experience has informed Morris that you need to be continuously learning new skills to stay relevant. He has now turned his skills and experience to run an interactive, online resource for bookkeeping practitioners and bookkeeping businesses owners: The Bookkeepers Hub.

Morris is passionate about helping New Zealand bookkeepers succeed and enjoys being involved in an industry that is undergoing massive change. Morris has found what separates bookkeepers who succeed from those who remain stagnant, is mindset and a preparedness to face disruptive forces. How? By adopting an attitude and practice of “always learning” and belonging to communities of like-minded individuals. Hence his focus to build the largest virtual community in New Zealand and Australia – The Bookkeepers Hub.


Sue Waught, NZQBA Member Support

Sue loves helping people grow and develop and has been working in the Bookkeeping industry for over 25 years. Sue is a Certified Bookkeeper and the Managing Director of Waugh Strategies Ltd. Sue became a Certified Bookkeeper through the Practical Experience Pathway, having 25 year’s experience in the Bookkeeping industry. Sue works on accounts at Ranqx Ltd, VantagePoint Marketing and many others. Sue enjoys keeping up with the changes and developments in the industry and helping to develop the Bookkeeping profession.


Daniel Hunt, Bookkeeping Training Director

Daniel is a highly qualified accountant who is passionate about supporting and developing the Bookkeeping Profession in New Zealand and Internationally. Born and raised in New Zealand, Daniel has been a facilitator, marker and writer for the chartered accountancy program offered by Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. He has also written and contributed to several New Zealand text books including the CCH Master Bookkeepers Guide. Daniel has worked as a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse Coopers and has also been a University lecturer. He is responsible for the development and wellbeing of over 20,000 students every year, helping them to achieve their goals and dreams.

Daniel introduced the Certificate in Bookkeeping into the New Zealand market over 10 years ago. This course is the industry benchmark for the Bookkeeping profession, enabling aspiring individuals to become Certified Bookkeepers.


Chris Stodart, NZQBA Strategic Director & Accountant

Chris has a passion for helping the businesses and bookkeepers he works with grow and develop to reach their full potential. He has been an accountant for over ten years, working both within CA firms and the commercial sector. This has provided Chris with the knowledge and skills to understand all aspects of business. Chris is experienced in both Xero and MYOB, as well as a variety of other business software solutions.

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The New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association (NZQBA) represents a network of more than 1,000 bookkeepers in New Zealand and Internationally who use their expertise to make a difference to the businesses and communities in which they live and work. See what our members have to say below:

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