Speaking about The War memorial in France for NZ WW1 soldiers
Feb 28, 2020
Greg Moyle
Speaking about The War memorial in France for NZ WW1 soldiers

Greg is the founding Director of Financial Planning NZ Ltd, now known as OnePlan, and he
was responsible for the company's creation.

After graduating as an Accountant in 1975, Greg was employed in a number of accountancy-related roles
before joining the NZ Police in 1980. Whilst there, he studied law at Auckland University. He left the Police in
1984 to teach accounting at the University of Auckland and to complete his law degree. In 1986, Greg joined
the Department of Justice as a senior investigating accountant in the corporate fraud unit.
He joined IPD Securities in 1987 as a senior financial planner, and over the next five years he became that
company's most successful adviser. In 1992, Greg was selected as financial planner of the year, and in the
same year he left IPD Securities to carry out a long-cherished goal of establishing his own practice - New
Zealand Financial Planning. Greg founded NZFP, which eventually became a nation-wide company. In 2014
Greg decided to exit NZFP to concentrate on his Auckland-based practice, and in doing so rebranded his
business as Financial Planning New Zealand Ltd (FPNZ). In 2018 the company was again rebranded to
OnePlan, to reflect the core focus of the business – planning for retirement.
Greg taught accounting at the University of Auckland and Unitec from 1984 to 2012. He is a member of
Financial Advice New Zealand and is both a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Certified Life Underwriter
(CLU). He has been an expert witness for both court and disciplinary matters relating to the giving of financial
He has always been, and continues to be, actively involved with a myriad of charity and community
organisations and projects. He is a Past-President of the Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland (2004/2005),
former Chair of the Western Bays Community Board (1989-91), and Past-President of the Mt Albert Grammar
School Old Boys’ Association. He was a Trustee of the Leukaemia and Blood Cancer Society for 20 years and
was a Director of Radio Lollipop for 10 years. He is currently on the Heart of the City Board of Trustees.
Greg is still active in Rotary and was selected to lead the Rotary District 9920 GSE Team to Chile in 2009. He
was an Assistant Governor of D9920 between 2012-2014 and has been Chair of the Mt Albert Grammar School
Board of Trustees since 2006.
He retired as a Major in the 3rd Auckland (Countess of Ranfurly’s own) and Northland Battalion of the NZ Army.
During his 37 years’ service he has been awarded the Efficiency Decoration (ED) bar and clasp; and has
deployed to the Solomon Islands (2005) and East Timor (2006), as well as an attachment with the British Army
in 1983.
Greg a founding Trustee and past Chair of the NZ Memorial Museum Trust - Le Quesnoy and, as a current
Trustee, is actively involved in the establishment of the Museum and Visitor Centre in the French town of Le
Quesnoy, the scene of the last battle of WW1 involving the NZ Division.
He was an Auckland City Councillor, representing the inner-city Western Bays Ward, and was Chairman of
the Auckland City Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee prior to the amalgamation of the Auckland City
Council. He is also a former member of and was Finance spokesperson for the Waitemata Local Board
between 2010 and 2016.
After many years in the financial planning industry, Greg still enjoys helping people to help themselves and is
a firm believer in New Zealander's need to plan to ensure their future financial wellbeing. Greg believes he
can provide this security to his clients by assisting them to adopt a sane, sound, sensible approach to the
creation and protection of wealth.