Working face to face with our clients and together looking forward into the future

Need Effective, Efficient & Professional Service? We’re Here For You

To meet this vision we incorporate our values into the way we conduct our lives and carry out our business. Service – Silks Audit ensures it only provides the necessary services to meet the obligations of its clients. Integrity – Silks audit has strong leaders who lead the firm and its staff towards achieving the goals of the firm. Knowledge – Silks Audit have qualified and experienced staff to meet the needs of its clients

We are Diligent

Silks Audit take pride and care to ensure we conduct our services in a conscientious manner.

We are Sincere

Silks Audit has the patience and compassion to get things done.

We are Independent

Silks Audit maintains it’s independence by only providing Audit and Assurance Services


Our Audit Services

Audit and Assurance Engagement
Review Engagement
Agreed Upon Procedures
Stocktakes and Fixed Asset Verifications
Technical Accounting Opinions


From humble beginnings

We have one of the largest audit teams in the Central and West Coast of the North Island predominately in the Whanganui, Manawatu, Taranaki and Taupo regions.

Silks Audit offers a wide range of audit and assurance services from the very small to the very large in sectors such as: Education (Schools, Kindergartens, Kohanga Reo, Early Childhood Centres), Maori Authorities (Te Ture Whenua Act 1993), Maori Land Court investigations, Maori Trust Boards, Post Settlement Governance Entities (Grievances settled with the Crown), Companies (Private, National  and International) including overseas shareholding, Prospectus/Issuer Entities (who raise and issue funds to the public) Farms, Forests, Merchandise and Services, Real Estate Trust Accounts, Agricultural Sector – Farms and Forests, Gambling Operators, Anti Money Laundering & Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/ CFT), Community Trusts, Incorporated Societies, Clubs and Sport trading, Charitable Trusts/ organisations – Health Services, Community Services, Religious and Non – Public Funds – New Zealand Defence Force.


In the Beginning

Edwin Martell Silks started the first Silks Accountancy firm in Whanganui


Profitable Growth

From a small local accountancy firm to an international accounting group Silks has come full circle returning to its roots.


Building Knowledge

The decision to separate the Audit group from the Business Advisory Services group was made. Cameron Town became an owner and audit partner


Looking to the Future

Talia Anderson-Town became a director and audit partner


Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board

The Tuwharetoa Staff have enjoyed working with Silks Audit and found their service friendly, efficient and unobtrusive. The team was always sensitive to the work pressures of staff, whilst ensuring their audit was completed as promptly as possible. The Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board would recommend Silks Audit services to other organisations for an efficient and thorough audit.


Why Choose Us

We have one of the largest audit teams in the Central and West Coast of the North Island predominately in the Whanganui, Manawatu, Taranaki and Taupo regions.

Hear from our management team

Talia Tiori Anderson – Town

Cameron Town

Mark Fraser
Reviewing Manager

Sarah Triplow
Reviewing Manager

Silks News & Blog

Rātana Junior Rugby

Rātana Junior Rugby

Silks Audit are the proud sponsors of the Rātana Junior Rugby. With 6 teams in the Whanganui competition the community is well represented and Tamariki are learning new skills and keeping active. Ka pai Tamariki, Kia mau te wehi. On the 15 June 2024, Rātana Rugby celebrated 100 years with a club day in Ratana and all the Tamariki received their 100 year Hoodies to commemorate the event.

Talia Anderson – Town appointed to the Lotteries Commission Board

Talia Anderson – Town appointed to the Lotteries Commission Board

Internal Affairs Minister Brooke van Velden has today announced Mark Todd as the new Chair of the NZ Lotteries Commission Board and two new board appointments. Mark has been a commissioner on the board since 2019 and is currently in his third term. He also chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. “In addition, I am pleased to announce the new appointments of two new commissioners, Angela Dixon and Talia Anderson-Town who will both join the board on 1 June.”

Ratana Wāhine Rugby – Up the Silky Wahs

Ratana Wāhine Rugby – Up the Silky Wahs

Silks audit are proud sponsors of the Ratana Wāhine Rugby Team. In their first year of competing in the Whanganui competition they have excited the local community into spectating on Friday nights with the opportunity to cheer for another team that represents who they are “We are Rātana” They are locally known as the Silky Wahs – just like the warriors – they have staunch supporters who follow them to every game be it at home in Whanganui or Taihape. Kia kaha wāhine ma. Kia mau te wehi!

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