CA BCom MComLaw(Hons) MTaxS(Hons)

John is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and holds a Public Practice Certificate. John holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, a Masters of Commercial Law degree with Honours and a Masters in Taxation Studies with Honours from Auckland University.


John established Lowthers Chartered Accountants in 2000 as the principle partner. John has run a number of small business including a yacht charter, radio stations, farm sales and services. John is also an independent director of several companies and trustee for trust clients.


John has an excellent reputation for his tax technical skills, property industry knowledge, problem solving capability, uncompromising professional ethics and focus on service delivery. John has a formidable range of expertise and experience and a profound interest in taxation matters. John often represents clients on IRD issues including negotiation and has previously appeared before the taxation review committee on behalf of a client. His client portfolio includes a number of major companies and professional firms whom he advises on a wide range of commercial issues.

Auckland Chartered 


Auckland Chartered Accountants


The three tenets of our Practice are Integrity, Service and Competence. Our Practice is focused on delivering those basic and fundamental tenets.


I am proud of the work that my staff undertakes and commend them on their professionalism and dedication to serving our clients.