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Who are some entrepreneurs in New Zealand?


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June 03, 2013 12:36AM

(Dr) Bill Robinson, inventor of the lead-rubber earthquake isolator for buildings. And of a lead extrusion damper similarly.

The Skellerup family have been a driving force in the Dairy industry, and also in the development of the Grassmere salt works.

Bill Hamilton of the McKenzie country is famed for his invention of the Jet Boat.

A J Hackett (sp?) is the inventor of the modern Bungy Jump, though the original invention traces to the Pacific Islanders in pre-history.

James Fletcher and his family have long been active in promoting construction activities.