The names behind New Zealand's largest emergency housing provider

The names behind New Zealand's largest emergency housing provider
Reviews of Ashwood Manor include the comment “horrible place”. (Image: Supplied)
Maria Slade
If you told most businesses in New Zealand it was possible to gain $100 million in government grants in six years, they wouldn’t believe you.Yet this is exactly what a little-known Hamilton-based motel group has achieved.The group, owned by former IT professional Roger Mark Nolan, Guozhong Ou and Jinhua Ou, owns 15 motels and short-stay accommodation businesses, nine of which offer emergency accommodation.Its properties are mostly in Hamilton.Its Anglesea Motel & Conference Centre, Ashwood Manor Motor Lodge, Colonial City Motel and Hy...

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