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By Virginia Green

The striking upward thrust and and tragic fall of South Canterbury Finance's Allan Hubbard. Accountant, investor and financier Allan Hubbard used to be a great deal enjoyed through hundreds of thousands of South Islanders, and while his finance corporation South Canterbury Finance went into receivership, taking the discounts of hundreds of thousands of individuals with it, it used to be an important blow to the rustic. the next research by way of the intense Fraud workplace used to be one more blow to Hubbard's reputation.Well identified for his generosity, his frugal way of life and his entrepreneurship, Hubbard used to be whatever of a folks hero and held in very excessive esteem. This biography tells his tale when it comes to interesting anecdotes - from his early life within the melancholy via to his winning companies equivalent to Helicopters NZ, Scales company and the very unhappy dying of South Canterbury Finance. South Canterbury have been sturdy to Allan and he gave again to the sector on a grand scale, assisting countless numbers of youngsters onto farms, saving stable farmers from financial disaster and underwriting large-scale initiatives to carry water to the drought-prone quarter. This publication 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 via the intense Fraud place of work? How did the much-praised South Canterbury Finance fall into receivership?

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