Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

About Iles Casey

Iles Casey is a blend of Rotorua accounting firms, some of which date back to the early 1900's.

Our history

Now incorporating Farquhar Accountants and also operating in Whakatāne - Graeme Lee & Associates

Our Rotorua Team


Wayne Abbott


Wayne has been a Chartered Accountant since 1991 and has worked in medium sized Chartered Accounting firms in both New Zealand and United Kingdom. He then moved into working for large/small public companies and government departments, including investigations for Inland Revenue. Wayne returned to the Bay of Plenty in late 2005 to start work at Iles Casey. Wayne has extensive experience with management accounting and also dealing with tax disputes.

Contact Wayne on 027 446 9970 or

Sam Bufton


Sam has lived in Rotorua most of his life and joined the firm in 1981 after graduating from Waikato University. He is especially interested in taxation and business operation issues, particularly how they affect small business clients. Sam likes to work with clients to help them understand their financial affairs and explore ideas to improve their business efficiency and tax position.

Contact Sam on 021 741 253 or

Barry Lane


Barry completed his tertiary education at Otago and Massey Universities gaining degrees in Science and Business. After working and travelling in South Africa he returned to New Zealand and joined a Chartered Accounting firm in Palmerston North. Barry moved to Rotorua and joined the Iles Casey antecedent firm in 1983. He is the Audit Services Partner and has extensive specialist audit knowledge including International Financial Reporting issues. Barry also enjoys working and assisting small to medium sized accounting clients with accounting compliance, system reviews, and general business advice.