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By Virginia Green

The impressive upward push and and tragic fall of South Canterbury Finance's Allan Hubbard. Accountant, investor and financier Allan Hubbard was once a great deal enjoyed by means of hundreds of thousands of South Islanders, and while his finance corporation South Canterbury Finance went into receivership, taking the reductions of hundreds of thousands of individuals with it, it used to be a massive blow to the rustic. the following research through the intense Fraud place of work used to be another blow to Hubbard's reputation.Well identified for his generosity, his frugal way of life and his entrepreneurship, Hubbard used to be anything of a folks hero and held in very excessive esteem. This biography tells his tale when it comes to interesting anecdotes - from his formative years within the melancholy via to his profitable companies reminiscent of Helicopters NZ, Scales company and the very unhappy death of South Canterbury Finance. South Canterbury have been reliable to Allan and he gave again to the zone on a grand scale, supporting countless numbers of teenagers onto farms, saving sturdy farmers from financial disaster and underwriting large-scale tasks to convey water to the drought-prone sector. This booklet tells how he fell from being the wealthiest guy within the South Island to having no funds for groceries after his resources have been put lower than statutory administration. And asks, how did the 'most relied on guy in New Zealand' come less than research through the intense Fraud place of work? How did the much-praised South Canterbury Finance fall into receivership?

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