Our family feels blessed to be part of the friendly Tairawhiti community.

Jacques Van Wyk

Jacques immigrated to New Zealand from Cape Town, South Africa in 2020 with his wife and 2 young boys. His wife Helene, is an Architect (South African registered) while their youngest son Louw, attends Montessori. Jacques eldest son JC goes to Saint Marys’ Catholic School. They enjoy Gisborne’s outdoor lifestyle and quickly became part of the community.

With a BCom Management Accounting Degree, Jacques has 16 years’ experience in a wide variety of accounting areas, including working at Audit Firms and as a Financial Manager.

He is a passionate triathlete with running being his most favourite part of the sport. He has completed several long-distance running races as well as a few Ironman 70.3 triathlons.