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

Run it back – Rangatahi Touch Team

Run it back – Rangatahi Touch Team

This is “Run it back” – a team we sponsor – which represents students across many schools who play in both the Whanganui and Manawatu touch competition. Catch them carving it up in the Whanganui competition on Wednesday afternoons. Tu meke Rangatahi.

Ratana Force up – Tamariki Touch team

Ratana Force up – Tamariki Touch team

Silks audit has the privilege of sponsoring “Ratana force up”. Tamariki who play in the Whanganui touch competition on on Wednesday afternoon. They are at the top of their age group level with great performances each week. Tu meke Tamariki

2023 Taranaki Sports Awards – Congratulations Zoe Hobbs

2023 Taranaki Sports Awards – Congratulations Zoe Hobbs

Sportsperson of the year Zoe Hobbs
Smashing records around the world and breaking new ground for New Zealand female sprinters – Zoe Hobbs season is packed with highlights. Finishing 10th at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hobbs also ran the fastest 100m on Australian soil with a 10.97 second victory.
She also clocked a new personal best and New Zealand record of 10.96 seconds in July and finished 9th in the international diamond league.
Hobbs dominated domestically, resetting the New Zealand Resident Record and the all-Comers record twice and breaking the New Zealand record three times, picking up her seventh consecutive national 100m title. She has run under the Olympic Games qualifying standard of 11.07 and if selected, she will be the first female sprinter to represent New Zealand at the Olympics since 1976.

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