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Our Services

From novice traders to veteran investors Halifax provides a range of trading and broking services to suit any investor.

Online Trading

Navigate the worlds markets with our range online trading platforms. Suitable for self directed traders our professional trading platforms offer traders live streaming price data, advanced charting, quick order execution and superior transparency.

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Automated Trading

Remove human error and automate your trading with Halifax. Choose from hundreds of trading systems designed to trade across Stocks, Futures, Options and Forex. Simply select a trading system, simulate your results, control your trade size, and then go live. Trade either one system or diversify your capital across multiple systems and multiple markets. The choice is yours.

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Full Service Broking

Our broker-assisted model combines our daily market research with the highest standards of service. As a Halifax full service client you’ll get access to our daily trade recommendations via Trade Advisor. Place trades over the phone with your dedicated trade advisor or seamlessly approve orders on the go through our proprietary Easy Trade functionality.

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Managed Accounts

Our proprietary trading strategies provide investors with a diversified alternative to traditional buy-and-hold equity investments. A wide variety of investment options are available and a portfolio of accounts can be established to meet individual client needs.

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Our Story

Halifax New Zealand is a Stock and Derivatives Broker with offices in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.

We offer trading and broking services for Australian and International Stocks, Futures, Foreign Exchange, CFDs, Options and Bonds. We deliver exceptional alternative investment portfolios, trading advice, online trading and above all research tailored towards the active management and downside protection of investment capital.

Whether you are a first time investor or an active trader, you can choose the level of service you need. Take advice from our experienced team of traders and advisors or simply trade online with our selection of leading platforms.

Halifax New Zealand Limited is registered as a Financial Service Provider and regulated by the Financial Markets Authority of New Zealand (FSP146605).

Our People

We aim to deliver the highest standard of service and performance no matter market conditions. To achieve this we rely on the skill and experience of our advisors, analysts and execution specialists.

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Andrew Gibbs

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Gibbs is the founder and CEO of Halifax New Zealand. Andrew has been involved in the financial markets in New Zealand and overseas since 2001 working for one of the largest Wealth Management Firms in NZ until 2005 and in 2008 set up Halifax New Zealand. Andrew has extensive experience in all forms of equity and derivative contracts. Andrew holds a Degree in Economics & Accounting, a NZX Diploma, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment and is an ASX Level 2 Derivatives Adviser.

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Tracey Gibson

Compliance Manager

Tracey Gibson is the Compliance Manager of Halifax New Zealand. Tracey has over 20 years’ experience in risk management ranging from internal audit to risk management and compliance in the government and financial services sectors both in New Zealand and the UK. Tracey holds a degree in Internal Auditing and Management Theory.

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Roger Barley

Account Manager

Roger has been actively involved with the futures and share markets since the mid 1980’s. He was a registered SYCOM trader from 1993–1995 while working with Ord Westpac Futures Ltd in Sydney. He returned to New Zealand in 1996 and worked for Ord Minnett Jardine Fleming Futures Ltd before joining Halifax in 2015. This broad background to the financial markets with exposure to derivatives, currencies and equities enables Roger to advise on all Halifax range of trading products with the past few years focusing on CFDs.

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Robert Lean

Account Manager

Robert holds a Sales and Support role in Halifax.
With his extensive background exposure to financial markets and in depth knowledge of Halifax Trading Platforms and online trading, Robert is ideally suited to advise on the appropriate trading platform and trading systems to achieve your investment objectives. Robert holds a Commerce degree from Otago, ASX Level 2 Derivatives and is applying to be an Authorised Financial Adviser.

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Ricardo Garrido

Account Manager

Ricardo Garrido is a Senior Client Advisor at Halifax New Zealand in Auckland specialising in stocks, options and CFDs, and providing general advice in futures, fixed interest, and foreign exchange. Ricardo has 25 years investment experience having worked overseas for Merrill Lynch, Mortgage Broking and C&T Global Futures.

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Michael Wang

Account Manager

Michael has 19 years of experience working as a stockbroker and investment advisor since 1996. Michael has a Ph.D degree in math, a NZX Diploma, and an Australian Derivative Advisor level1 certificate. Michael specialises in stock picking utilising both fundamental and technical analysis helped with broad picture perspectives.

Michael 有19年股市经验,专长于成长股,黑马股,以基本面选择投资目标,以技术面选择买入和卖出时机。Michael 于1999年获新西兰证交所Diploma, 2015年获澳大利亚证交所衍生品交易一级证书.

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Aaron Hinks

Account Manager

Aaron started with Halifax in 2014, bringing with him core strengths in sales and customer service. Aaron's role includes helping clients with the Halifax Trading Platforms, providing trade execution and introducing clients to Trade Adviser.


To provide the highest calibre of service and return to our clients we depend on the expertise, efficiency and dedication of our people.

And we’re always looking for talented and reliable people who can make the right decisions when they matter most. We encourage our employees to think differently, giving them the responsibilities and opportunities grow and deliver excellence.

If you wish to develop your career with Halifax New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you. Simply send us an email with your CV and covering letter.