About Us

Peters Doig Chartered Accountants with offices based in Blenheim, Picton and Kaikoura has an experienced and enthusiastic team, offering financial services to Marlborough and beyond.

Peters Doig Ltd was originally formed as Parker & Hood  Accountants in 1946 by two returned servicemen, Bill Parker and Athol Hood. Bill flew Spitfires during the Battle of Britain and Athol was an officer in the famed LRDG (Long Range Desert Group), which was a predecessor of the British SAS, both of which were highly regarded and famous theatres of World War II.

The practice is among Blenheim’s oldest with a long standing client base which was initially largely made up from other returned servicemen and women, and was also largely rural based. This has grown to the present day with a much wider base of retail, trade, manufacturing, service, wine and rural industries clients. Interestingly many clients in our practice are next generation (or even two) from the original families assisted by the Practice in 1946.

From the original practice of Parker & Hood to the recent title of Peters Doig Ltd there have only ever been 8 partners in its 64 year history and since the days of Bill & Athol those to come (and retire) include Bill’s son Brian, Phil Collins, Mark Peters, Barry Doig, Jeanette MacMillan and Alison Brook. The Parker, Collins and Peters families have all been long standing Marlborough residents since the 1800s, and with others having come to the practice over the years from outside Marlborough this has always provided a good mix of skills, ideas and backgrounds to be able to give the necessary quality of professional service to all clients.

Partners have always immersed themselves in local and community activities and issues from Local Authorities, Service Clubs, Church Groups, Rugby and other sports, to quality family involvement. A wide range of interests among partners and staff give the practice a good balance in all matters of life in Marlborough.