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Former dairy industry leader John Luxton passes

17th November 2021 By Staff Reporter | news@foodticker.co.nz | @foodtickernz

Former dairy industry leader and minister of agriculture John Luxton has passed away, aged 75.

Luxton was integral in the forming of DairyNZ and chaired the organisation between 2008 and 2015. He also led the formation of several dairy companies including Open Country Cheese and Kaimai Cheese company and was a director of Tatua Co-op Dairy Company.

Luxton was a National Party MP from 1987 to 2002.

 

 


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