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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 was once a great deal enjoyed by means of millions of South Islanders, and whilst his finance corporation South Canterbury Finance went into receivership, taking the rate reductions of hundreds of thousands of individuals with it, it was once a major blow to the rustic. the following research through the intense Fraud place of work was once an additional blow to Hubbard's reputation.Well recognized for his generosity, his frugal way of life and his entrepreneurship, Hubbard was once anything of a people hero and held in very excessive esteem. This biography tells his tale when it comes to interesting anecdotes - from his adolescence within the melancholy via to his winning companies resembling Helicopters NZ, Scales company and the very unhappy death of South Canterbury Finance. South Canterbury were strong to Allan and he gave again to the sector on a grand scale, aiding 1000s of teenagers onto farms, saving strong farmers from financial ruin and underwriting large-scale tasks 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 positioned below statutory administration. And asks, how did the 'most relied on guy in New Zealand' come below research via the intense Fraud workplace? How did the much-praised South Canterbury Finance fall into receivership?

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