Craig Nolly and Richard Toon - Abacus New Plymouth

Craig comes to us. He’s listened to our goals, our investment needs and our insurance needs & he’s sold us products that fit best to suit our lifestyle.
Louis & Barbara Kuriger

Craig has really looked after us, He’s gone and got the best deals. That’s his job.
Ross & Shelley Clark

Dealing with a specialist company like Abacus is vital. That relationship thing is absolutely important because you know someone is going to bat for you.
Steve Day, MD Pace Engineering

I am truly grateful to Jamie and consider myself extraordinarily fortunate to have received the benefit of his astute advice and assistance.
- J. F. Pickett

It has felt very good to know we have Richard and the team at Abacus Group Ltd on our side.
- Brian and Tracey Downes

Richard bent over backwards in his endeavours to help us every step of the way through the claim, making the process as simple as possible.
- John & Carole Lynskey

Meet the Team

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To contact Richard Toon:

Phone: 06 759 0111

Mobile: 021 710 711


"The young do not know enough to be prudent and therefore they attempt the impossible and ACHIEVE it….. Generation after generation." - Pearl S. Buck

Richard Toon,

Principal | Financial Advisor

Richard has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 20 years, and created Abacus Group Ltd with Craig Nolly in 1997. Over this period, Richard has developed an extensive and diverse base of commercial and rural clients within and surrounding the Taranaki region. He enjoys providing specialist financial risk management advice for both businesses and individuals.


To contact Craig Nolly:

Phone: 06 759 0111

Mobile: 021 243 1755


“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well”. – Jack London

Craig Nolly,

Principal | Financial Advisor

Craig created Abacus Group Ltd with Richard Toon in 1997 and brings with him over 25 years of industry experience. Craig is passionate about protecting the financial future of his clients and their families by providing them with the best personal risk advice in the areas of life, trauma, income, disability and health. He works closely with his clients making sure their cover is relevant and up to date.





To contact Jamie Toon:

Phone: Head Office 06 759 0111

Mobile: 021 168 9136


"You have to have discipline and focus – on the customer and how you run the business" - Jim Cantalupo

Jamie Toon,

Financial Advisor
Jamie joined Abacus Group in 2009 and prides himself on being an industry specialist. Based in Hamilton and covering the greater Waikato.
Jamie enjoys developing long term relationships and has a client first, at all times approach.  Jamie has a National Certificate in Financial Advice and has proven himself by winning an Apex award for industry excellence.


To contact Susan Clarke:

Phone: 06 7590111


"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible'!"
- Audrey Hepburn

Susan Clarke,

Company Administrator

Susan's role at Abacus Group is essential to both the smooth running of the company internally, as well as ensuring that our client's needs are satisfied from implementation of a policy, right through to a claim.  Susan is the first point of call when phoning Abacus Group, which makes her the "go to gal" for most of your day to day queries and policy questions.




To contact Natalie Gouws:

Phone: 06 759 0111



Natalie Gouws,

Sales Support Administrator

Natalie joined the Abacus team in October 2018 and will be working closely with our advisors and supporting them through the sales process. Natalie also assists with client queries, claims and insurance enquires.

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To contact Richard Woodd:

Phone: 06 759 0111


"Being on par in terms of price and quality only gets you into the game. Service wins the game." - Tony Alessandra

Richard Woodd,

Client Services 

Richard Woodd has been with Abacus Group since 2010, and is the longest standing member of our Client Services team. Richard mainly calls throughout the Waikato region, and has developed a chain of relationships as we continue to grow throughout the region. Richard enjoys keeping the advisors busy whilst connecting with both new and existing clients. 


To contact Jessica Oliver:

Phone: 06 759 0111


"I never loose, I either win or learn". - Nelson Mandela

Jessica Oliver,

Client Services

Jessica Oliver joined the Abacus team in April 2018 as a member of the client services team. Jessica's role is to keep our advisors busy by connecting with new and exisitng clients throughout the Waikato and Taranaki regions. Expect a call from the lovely Jessica when you're due for an insurance review.