Insolvency & Recovery

Our team has a wide range of specialist skills and experience across a variety of industries. We have a detailed understanding of how successful businesses should operate and are available to advise on your strategies at any stage of the business lifecycle. This may include how you can grow or revive your business, or even wind it down.

We offer a full range of services in Insolvency and Recovery assisting both creditors and debtors with the following:

If you have an issue that doesn’t fit within one of the above categories, talk to us about it. Our skills, experience and connections allow us to tailor our advice to suit your needs.


If a turnaround is still possible, we can assist you through that also.

Meet our Insolvency & Recovery Team

Craig Melhuish is a Director of Nexia New Zealand and Chair of the Board.

He has over 10 years’ experience as a Liquidator and Receiver and has dealt with everything from cafes to dairy farms. He has been named liquidator for more than 150 companies around New Zealand. 

As well as his work in Insolvency & Recovery, Craig leads our Corporate Advisory team and is a Partner in Business Advisory. He is frequently called upon to provide business valuation advice and expert witness reports in litigation matters. Craig has extensive experience in the commercial environment
and applies logical reasoning and a methodical approach to his work.

Craig is a member of Recovery Insolvency Turnaround Association of New Zealand (RITANZ) and INSOL International and a CAANZ accredited Insolvency Practitioner.

Craig Melhuish


Christine Johnston is a Partner at Nexia New Zealand and specialises in both Business Advisory and Insolvency & Recovery.

She leads our Insolvency & Recovery team and is known for her commitment to going the extra mile. With over 20 years as an Accountant and Business Advisor, she is well connected in a range of industries. As well as her expertise in insolvency, Christine focuses her business advice on turnaround and growth, budgeting and cash flow forecasting, and management accounting and reporting.

She has strong negotiation skills which help to complete jobs efficiently and effectively She is also practical and pragmatic and always keep creditors’ interests front of mind.

Christine is a member of CAANZ and Women in Recovery & Insolvency (WIRI) Christchurch.

Christine Johnston


Kasey Love is Insolvency Manager and In-house Solicitor at Nexia New Zealand. With a legal background, she brings a unique set of skills to our team.

Kasey has over ten years’ experience specialising in insolvency. Throughout her career she acted as in-house solicitor for a government organisation in over 100 applications for liquidation; and for debtors and directors being pursued by Liquidators in relation to voidable transactions, reckless trading claims and other debt matters. In her current role, she assists in completing all aspects of insolvency assignments.

Kasey recognises the stresses inherent to everyone involved with the wind down of an insolvent company and pairs her expertise with a friendly, personal approach.

She holds a current legal practising certificate as well as membership to the New Zealand Law Society, Canterbury-Westland District Law Society, In-house Lawyers Association of New Zealand (ILANZ), RITANZ, INSOL International and is a committee member of Women in Recovery & Insolvency (WIRI) Christchurch.



Kasey Love
Insolvency Manager


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Find out more about our Insolvency and Recovery Services.



Nexia New Zealand
Nexia House
Level 4, 123 Victoria Street 
Phone: 03 379 0829