Integrity is the key
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.