Martin Hawes is a financial author, seminar presenter and a financial adviser.
Martin is an Authorised Financial Adviser and Columnist with the Sunday Star Times.
Martin provides individualised financial advice to help clients become wealthy and free to pursue their dreams. Martin offers his services throughout NZ and travels frequently.
He has written 20 books, most of which have appeared on the Best-sellers list and several have sold well into five figures. The best known is on Family Trusts which was published in 1995 and which has sold over 100 000 copies. He has written many other books on topics such as Property Investment, Shares, Tax, Mortgages and Superannuation.
At seminars and conferences, Martin speaks on such topics as:
Martin's partner Joan Baker is also a writer and seminar presenter. Joan offers business and management advice to companies.
Martin currently writes a column for the Sunday Star Times and has previously written for National Business Review, The Listener, Accountants' Journal, North and South, New Zealand Herald and the Herald on Sunday.
Martin has a small number of independent non-executive company directorships and was National President of Save the Children New Zealand, and a Trustee of the Community Trust of Southland.
Last year Martin participated in the IODS Experienced Directors Workshop. Martin is a member of the Wakatipu Health Reference Group.
His pastimes and interests include rock climbing, mountaineering (attempted Mt Everest in 1995), skiing and cycling. Martin Hawes is 59 years old and lives in Queenstown, New Zealand.
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