Big Chief Fletcher

Christchurch man Ian Fletcher holds a key position in British government as Director of the International Trade Development Group for the British High Commission. Fletcher oversees the promotion of British business around the world; a massive job considering that 25% of the British economy is generated externally. In an interview with NZ City Fletcher says his NZ nationality coupled with his close personal ties to Britain has helped him greatly in his new role, as he has “‘looked through the telescope from both ends.”


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Fashion Store Owner Jan Patu Promotes the Plunge

Fashion Store Owner Jan Patu Promotes the Plunge

The owner of a fashion boutique in Australia’s biggest outback city, Kalgoorlie, New Zealander Jan Patu has urged people dreaming of starting their own business to take the plunge, saying it…