Jewellery entrepreneur Michael Hill is again the richest
individual south of the Waitaki River but he narrowly misses
out being the richest overall, with the Richardson family, of
Southland, edging him out of that spot by a mere $10 million.
A Jade Software
Corporation product launched at the Port of Otago in 1994 is
now being used around the world. Business editor Dene
Mackenzie talks to Jade executives about the continuing
growth of the company.
The Hubbard Support Fund
had by yesterday raised $25,000 but the trustees are worried
there is not enough money to help the many elderly people who
have had their funds frozen by the statutory manager.