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On the Money: Judith Collins, Ardie Savea, NZ's most accessible business leaders, and more

Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 25 Sep 2021

The spring of Judith Collins's discontent? (Image: Getty)
Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 25 Sep 2021
Welcome to On the Money, our column on money and the people making it.This is not the first time that spring has been a difficult time of the year for embattled National Party leader Judith Collins.  Her NZX governance career hit the skids at a similar time, in the spring of 1999. Collins was appointed to the board of NZX-listed Parapine Timber, a timber products company, in July 1997 after the acquisition of a 51.7% stake in the company by the controversial businessman Jihong Lu. Parapine immediately announced it would become an inve...

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