Maree and Associates was founded in 1959 in Hennenman by Messrs. Grunow and Maree in 1994 they expanded to Welkom by opening a branch office.

Meanwhile, Hill McHardy and Herbst, which was founded in 1897, started a branch in 1991.

Subsequently in 1994, a director of Maree Gouws bought the interest in Hill McHardy Herbst and formed Hill McHardy and Gouws and as from the 1st of June 2000 the company is practicing under the name of Maree Gouws.