Catherine Laffey

Investment Adviser


Catherine Laffey joined Craigs Investment Partners as an Investment Adviser in 2005, having previously worked more than five years for a Financial Planning company. With close on twenty years offering investment advice in the financial services industry, Catherine remains highly committed to creating and managing wealth for her clients.

 Catherine holds the following qualifications:

  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2011)
  • Statement of Attainment ASIC RG 146 Compliance (2011)
  • Graduate Diploma Business Studies (Personal Financial Planning), Massey University (2000)
  • Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Victoria University (1980)

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

  • NZX Adviser

Catherine is in an Adviser Partnership with Tara McHardy


Originally from Alexandra in Central Otago, Tara joined Craigs Investment Partners in May 2017 following six years with the ANZ Bank in Australia where she held roles in Corporate & Commercial Banking and in Global Markets. Prior to this Tara spent seven years with the BNZ primarily in Christchurch, focusing on International Trade and Retail Banking.

Tara is passionate about client service and building long-term relationships. She likes using her knowledge and experience to enable clients to grow their investments for the future as well as protect their wealth.

She holds the following qualifications:

  • Certificate of Authorisation AFA (2019)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Otago (2006)

She is a member or accredited to the following organisations:

  • NZX Adviser

View more

View Tara's Profile >

Christchurch Branch Details

Branch Address

Level 3, Craigs Investment Partners House
76 Victoria Street
Christchurch 8013

Postal Address

PO Box 90
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140