Giltrap Group founder, philanthropist Sir Colin Giltrap dies

Giltrap Group founder, philanthropist Sir Colin Giltrap dies
Sir Colin Giltrap. (Image: NZME)
Staff reporters
Sir Colin Giltrap, the philanthropist and businessman who founded the influential and powerful Giltrap Group about 60 years ago, died last night aged 84.Giltrap was knighted for his contributions to motorsport and generosity to so many over decades. He spent a lifetime in the motor vehicle industry, although in more recent years, he had handed over to sons Richard and Michael Giltrap.However, in his early 80s, the founder and director remained active within the business, headquartered at 119 Great North Rd, Grey Lynn.Due to the founder's fo...

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