John and David Bayley

John and David Bayley

Bayleys was founded on humble beginnings in 1973 by Graham and Pam Bayley and their eldest son, John – running the business from the family home in the South Auckland suburb of Pakuranga. A year later their second son, David, joined the family business.

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Bernie and Kaye Crosby

Bernie and Kaye Crosby

Bernie and Kaye Crosby established the now international multi-million-dollar business Prolife Foods – all from a garage in Hamilton’s Darley Street in 1984. 

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Sir John Davies

Sir John Davies

Sir John Davies is the owner and founder of Trojan Holdings - the family investment company that owns tourism assets Coronet Peak, Remarkables and Mt. Hutt ski fields, as well as the Routeburn Guided Walk, Milford Walk.

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Jane Hunter

Jane Hunter

Known worldwide as “The First lady of New Zealand Wine”, Jane Hunter has been Managing Director of Hunter’s Wines since 1987 after the death of her husband who established the company in 1979.

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Sir Noel Robinson

Sir Noel Robinson

Sir Noel Robinson has been developing manufacturing and commercial properties since 1970 when he founded Robinson Industries.  After his retirement in 1999, Sir Noel became active in philanthropy around the Counties Manukau region.

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Mark Waller

Mark Waller

Mark Waller was CEO and Managing Director of Ebos Group Limited - Australasia’s largest and most diversified marketer, wholesaler and distributor of healthcare, medical, and pharmaceutical products.

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John Ballantyne

John Ballantyne

John Ballantyne was the owner and founder of J. Ballantyne and Co Ltd. - the company which owns several substantial businesses and Ballantynes stores in Christchurch and Timaru.

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Samuel Nichol

Samuel Nichol

Samuel Nichol was a prominent businessman in the Southland area, whose business skills were critical to the establishment of Bluff and Invercargill during the 1800s.

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