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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.

Desktop, iPad and mobile with Halifax range of trading platforms

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.

Discover our range of online trading platforms

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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Desktop, iPad and mobile with Halifax range of trading platforms

Dedicated Account Managers

At Halifax we endeavour to provide the highest standards of service by assigning you with an experienced account manager to help you with things such as account opening, platform training and troubleshooting. As a Halifax client you’ll be able to contact us and receive great support with your call generally answered by a real person within a few rings. For beginners and intermediate traders we provide detailed educational courses that will help you to understand the trading platforms and tools to get you to the next level.

Let us add value to your trading, contact one of our account managers today.

Discounted Pricing

At Halifax, full service does not mean full price. Receive quality research, advanced technology and superior trading support – all for some of the lowest brokerage rates in the country. For detailed pricing information on specific contracts or markets, please contact the Halifax team.

Our Story

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

We offer online trading services for Australian and International Stocks, Futures, Foreign Exchange, CFDs, Options and Bonds. We deliver comprehensive trading platforms, low cost brokerage fees, fast execution, training on how to use the platforms and above all great support by our team of highly experienced account managers.

Whether you are a first time investor or an active trader, Halifax can take you to the next level or service your requirements. Our team of account managers are just a phone call away or available via online chat to service any support queries you may have.

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 managers, 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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Greg Boland

Compliance Manager

Greg has over 30 years’ experience in derivative markets ranging from management of Futures and Options Exchange, Derivatives Issuers and Dealing rooms and more recently risk management and compliance. Greg has been an Authorised Financial Adviser, NZX Adviser and NZX Derivatives Adviser. Greg has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Finance) and has been a University visiting lecturer in Finance.

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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

With his 29 years background exposure to global equity and derivative markets plus an in-depth knowledge of online trading, Robert is ideally suited to advise on the appropriate products and trading platforms required to achieve your investment objectives.

Robert holds a Commerce degree from Otago University, ASX Level 2 Derivatives and is considering to apply to be an Authorised Financial Adviser.

Phone: +64 4 974 9218 l 0800 558 777
Mobile: +64 21 797 648

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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 21 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21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 client relations. Since then Aaron has become an integral part of the team, handling trade execution, assisting clients with the Halifax Trading Platforms as well as keeping a sharp eye on the markets. Aaron is an Authorized Financial Adviser and is licensed to provide personalized financial advice and investment planning services.

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Daniza Matura


Daniza is a Certified Accounting Technician (CAT), Registered Cost Accountant (RCA) and Member of Institute of Certified Bookkeeper (MICB) which she earned internationally in 2012. She started with Halifax in 2014 as an Accounting and Admin Officer contributing to the company her expertise in Accounting and Bookkeeping, her skills in Xero Accounting Software, MS Office and online platforms. Daniza holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology and has a wide experience on virtual work for over 6 years.

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Hamesh Sharma

Head of Research

Hamesh has worked as an analyst for 5-years in the Investment Strategy Team at Goldman Sachs JB Were in Auckland and has previously spent time at the Reserve Bank of NZ. Hamesh has completed a Commerce (1st Class Honours - Finance) & Law Degree at the University of Auckland.


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.