13 Jun 2019

Mavis Mullins' journey from shearing shed to boardroom

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 13 June 2019

New Zealand Business Hall of Famer Mavis Mullins' life has been a fascinating journey from a shearing shed on the outskirts of Dannevirke to multiple governance role and collecting an MBA along the way. Her CV is extensive, there's the family business Paewai Mullins Shearing and wool industry offshoot Wool Systems, but also her governance roles include Landcorp, Health boards, Massey University Council, the Maori business development trust Poutama and the Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre.

Mavis Mullins is also a member of Nga Whenua Rahui, preserving the matauranga, history and stories associated with privately owned Maori land.  She speaks with Kathryn Ryan.