Two Carterton members are joined by their commitment to the local volunteer fire brigade and their adjoining businesses. One, Bryan Styles, has recently been awarded a QSM for his work with fire and emergency services.
Fiji Indian businessman Govind ‘Sam’ Achary lost everything in the 1987 Fiji coup, arriving in New Zealand with just $32 in his pocket. Today, his family-owned company, SAI Group, operates 13 Mobil service stations as well as a handful of other companies.
Automotive students studying at Auckland Unitec are provided with a state-of-the-art learning environment and an impressive array of tools, equipment and ‘automotive emulation’ technology teaching aids.