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Board of Directors

Pub Charity Limited's activities are overseen by
the Board of Directors. According to Pub Charity Limited’s constitution and the Department of Internal Affairs, the Board must take responsibility for ensuring funds are used for Authorised Purposes and how Pub Charity Limited should operate.

Maurice D Hayes, Chairman

A chartered accountant by profession, Maurice has spent over 40 years in public practice. The purchase of a hotel in 1971 marked Maurice's entry into the hospitality industry. He has diverse business interest and several company directorship. He continues to combine his industry involvement with his accountancy business. Address: PO Box 72 176, Papakura, Auckland


Bill McLean, Director

Bill has maintained a long involvement with the hospitality industry, both in New Zealand and overseas. His purchase of another 'Bar & Café' establishment in Feilding has brought Bill back up to the North Island where he maintains a strong interest and involvement in various sporting codes (which in the past included being a founder member of the Manawatu Rugby Board and a committee member of the Manawatu Racing Club). Address: PO Box 477, Feilding


David McNay, Director

David is a Southlander born and bred, with a lifetime of community service which continues to this day. David was a Trustee of the Hump Ridge Track Trust and the Southland Youth Adventure Trust, both for twelve years. Now retired to Queenstown, David remains a true Southlander and is still actively involved with arranging and leading tours of the region. Address: P O Box 27009, Wellington

Brian Counihan, Director

Brian has enjoyed a very successful career path in the hospitality industry commencing as an apprentice chef in Canterbury culminating with a position at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan. Hotel management beckoned and for the next 30 years Brian was involved at the top level during which time a course at Cornell University, New York, was completed. A period in Fiji also included PATA Fiji and board member of the Fiji Hotel Assn. Brian currently enjoys gardening, bowls, semi-retirement and a directorship. Address: PO Box 39002, Christchurch


Rod Lingard, Director

As Director New Zealand for Right Management, a global management consulting firm specialising in people development and management strategies, Rod is well-placed to assist the Trust board in guiding and supporting the management team. Rod is a member of the Institute of Directors, a trustee of Workbase (National Centre for Workforce Literacy & Language) and chairman of an olive oil processing company. Rod's close links to political and business networks provide helpful insights into government policies that may affect Pub Charity Limited's community activities. Address: PO Box 801, Wellington

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