John Lawrenson

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Name: John Lawrenson
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bar kingpin backs minimum booze prices

Justice Minister Judith Collins didn't touch minimum alcohol pricing due to political self-interest, according to central Hamilton's major bar and restaurant player.The Lawrenson Group and its chief executive, John Lawrenson, own the hottest nightclubs ... [Published Waikato Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Energy drive for growers

A zero-degree start to the morning meant lots of hand rubbing and foot stomping but it didn’t deter Goulburn Valley fruit growers from turning out early to discover how they can cut the cost of power in packing sheds.The setting was Rocky Varapodio’s ... [Published McPherson Media Group - Jul 28 2014]

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"i will never understand the hypocrisy of the amount of pressure that goes on bars and restaurants over selling one drink for $5 when you can sell 12 drinks for $12 in a supermarket" Lawrenson says on a quiet afternoon at his Monteiths bar, Keystone, in Victoria St

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