Business back in favour in coalition govt's list of gongs

Business back in favour in coalition govt's list of gongs
Theresa Gattung is created a dame companion of the NZ Order of Merit. (Image: Supplied)
Victoria Young
Three corporate titans have been honoured in this year’s King’s Birthday honours list, issued by the National-led coalition government.Former Telecom chief executive Theresa Gattung, high-profile company director Joan Withers and Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck have been given titular honours.The only non-business person to receive a title is Professor Peter Hunter, director of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, who is honoured for his services to medical science.The appointment of a trio of businesspeople among the four new knigh...

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