Weekend Herald

Ross Taylor


● Position: Chief executive Fletcher Building.

● Offices: Penrose and Sydney.

● Lives: Family home at Balgowlah Heights, Sydney, rented apartment in Parnell.

● Age: 59.

● Born: Near Brisbane.

● Family: Married to Kathy, grown children Jessica, Lachlan, Rachel, Callum.

● Car: In Auckland, a Land Rover

● Discovery; in Sydney a Subaru “family share car, anyone in town uses it”. (Sydney vehicle comes with dog fur.)

● Sport: Remuera Golf Club member, long-time surfer.

● Last book read: Re-read sci-fi novel Proxima, by Stephen Baxter, which is “sort of semi-feasible”.

● Best restaurant: Parnell’s Cibo, “really nice, my go-to in Auckland”.

● Greatest Auckland walk: Te Henga cliff-top walk at Bethells Beach/Te Henga, south of Muriwai Beach.

● Favourite film: “Notting Hill is probably one of my favourites.”

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