Sidekick Tasman

We help you manage your time, tech & money so you can achieve more in your business

Sidekick Tasman are Xero Accountants in Blenheim, offering a proactive service to ensure that you’re ahead of the game with your accounts.

Why use Sidekick?


At Sidekick we have one key principle: simplicity. Offering a unique service that is both simple and effective is our aim, to ensure that our clients always know how their accounts are shaping up. Plus, we won’t look at you sternly over the top of our glasses if you’ve accidentally lost a receipt.

Our accounting packages are designed for Contractors, Start-ups and Small Businesses – and are all flexible to suit your requirements.

Our Sidekick package has everything you’ll need to get your finances up to scratch, plus a little bit more for your convenience and comfort.

Our Awards & Associations

Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
The World's 1st Ever Xero Platinum Partner
All Sidekick Chartered Accountants offices are Xero Payroll Certified

Sidekick are Xero Accountants and are leading the revolution in cloud computing for accounting – we were the world’s first Platinum Partner of the highly regarded Xero accounting software. Not to mention we picked up Xero’s NZ Partner of the Year award twice – for 2010 and 2011…but who’s counting.


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Introducing Xero


Meet Xero – Sidekick’s most effective super-power. Xero is online accounting software created especially to suit the needs of small businesses.

Everything is cloud-based, meaning that all you need to do is log in online wherever you are to view your accounts. It’s easy to use and will save you incredible amounts of time.



Not sure who to speak to? Don’t worry, just contact our office and we’ll put you onto the right person to answer your questions and put you on the right track.


We have loved working with the team at Sidekick – both personally and for the benefit of our business. We have received personal and exceptional support from Megan and her team. With Sidekick, we have had our biggest year, gone through loss, growth, payroll changes, a house purchase and a bank change. Their service is professional and thorough. The fact that they are experts in Xero has been hugely helpful – for the odd silly question as well as a deeper look into our accounts. We feel privileged to have such a big-hearted and skilled team on our side. Cheers, Sidekick!

Indigo Greenlaw

MRC Trust has been using Sidekick’s services for the past 18 months. It is a business filled with professionals that are easy to work with. Working with the staff at Sidekick is more like a partnership than a supplier/customer situation. The folk at Sidekick have not only been there to answer my questions but have also taken the time to help me grow my knowledge of the account work I am doing. My role is a sole charge role therefore it can be difficult to take leave without getting behind with the accounts. The team at Sidekick have backed MRC up seamlessly in my absence. Ours is a complicated business and Sidekick have taken the time to understand and supply support for all our accounting needs.

Mandy Mitchell
MRC Trust

We have been very happy with Sidekick supporting us in our business. They are there for us, reply to our emails – sometimes when they are urgent outside of business hours – like the time we had a workplace incident and required information.

They are actively interested in and assist us with our business and its needs and succession planning. We felt heard and valued.

We find the fees very reasonable and they provide ongoing support and training with Xero throughout the year to help us maximise our experience and input.

Warren & Erena Oliver
Lift N Shift Marlborough Limited

I have attended a couple of Sidekick’s seminars and have found them to be very informative and helpful. The first seminar that I attended was held towards the end of last year as a mini conference – “Ladies behind Tradies” including six guest speakers ranging from discussions on work life balance, finance, HR, law to marketing. A range of speakers to keep the evening moving along with a good mix of subjects covered. The more recent event that I attended was a session on “7 Ways To Build your Business” held at Bayleys office. This was a very interactive session run by Ric Thorpe. It was very thought provoking and helpful to attend. If you are looking at working in and on your business, I would recommend that you consider attending these events. Great networking opportunity as well as learning at the same time.

Jackie Herkt

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