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Blenheim Branch - We partner with you to build your wealth

As one of New Zealand's largest investment advisory firms our expertise is tailoring investment advice to individual investors and trusts. We listen first, then we develop an investment strategy suited to your needs.

As Authorised Financial Advisers (AFA) we are supported by one of New Zealand's largest private wealth research teams to give you confidence that you receive expert investment advice.    

Regardless of your starting point, together we can help you achieve what you want from your investments. It all starts with a conversation.

Discuss your investment needs with us today - 03 577 7410

Blenheim
2 Alfred Street
Blenheim Central
Blenheim 7201
blenheim@craigsip.com
+64 3 577 7410
+64 3 577 7440
PO Box 678
Blenheim 7240
Advisers

Disclosure Statement [pdf]

Felix Vavasour joined Craigs Investments Partners in January 2014. Prior to this, Felix worked as a Chartered Accountant for Winstanley Kerridge from 2008 until 2014. Preceding this Felix held vineyard management and general farming positions.

Felix draws upon his professional and practical experience to help provide clients with effective financial advice and wealth management. Every day Felix interacts with a broad range of clients from private family trusts to corporates, charities and estates.

Outside of work, Felix enjoys time with family and friends, likes sport and all the great outdoor activities on offer. Felix is a member and avidly supports NZ Snowsports Instructors Alliance, Starborough Hunt & Awatere Golf Clubs.

Born and raised in Marlborough, Felix has returned to live with his wife and four girls.

Felix holds the following qualifications:

  • Chartered Accountant, NZICA (2011)
  • Graduation Diploma, Business Studies, University of Otago (2009)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), University of Auckland (2008)
  • Authorised Financial Adviser (2015)

He is a member of or accredited with the following organisations:

  • NZX Associate Adviser
  • New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants

Disclosure Statement [pdf]

Kent was born and bred in Marlborough, but moved to Wellington for seven years whilst working for the Bank of New Zealand. In 1998, Kent chose to return to Marlborough to join NZX Firm Winstanley Dickson - of which he became a partner in 2000.

In April 2007, Craigs Investment Partners purchased the Winstanley Dickson firm and with this, Kent joined Craigs Investment Partners as an Investment Adviser and the Blenheim Branch Manager.

Kent is a very keen sportsman having in the past, participated to a high level in many sports including, water and snow skiing, rugby, soccer and tennis.  Outside of work Kent loves spending time with his family, playing a little golf and enjoying time in the Marlborough Sounds.

Kent Winstanley holds the following qualifications:

  • NZX Diploma
  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011)

He is a member of or accredited with the following organisations:

  • NZX Adviser