In­tegrity is the key

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the APEC Busi­ness Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil and the Asia NZ Foun­da­tion.

Sir Dry­den was awarded a New Zealand Com­mem­o­ra­tion Medal in 1990.

He was ap­pointed a Knight Bach­e­lor in the 1994 Queen’s Birth­day Hon­ours, for ser­vices to the dairy in­dus­try.

He be­came pres­i­dent of The NZ Sharemilk­ers As­so­ci­a­tion in 1967, pres­i­dent of Waikato Fed­er­ated Farm­ers in 1972 and a di­rec­tor of New Zealand Dairy Group in 1973 at the age of 33.

In 2003 he was awarded the Holden Life­time Achieve­ment Award.

At the 2010 Mata­mata- Pi­ako Busi­ness to Busi­ness Awards Sir Dry­den was named Busi­ness Per­son­al­ity of the Year.

At the time, he said there were a num­ber of keys to suc­cess.

At the top of his list was hard work and in­tegrity.

‘‘If you want to suc­ceed you have to work hard and be hum­ble.’’

Well de­served: Sir Dry­den Spring.

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