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Old Money - Nathan, Myers, Wilson, Horton, Winstone Television (Full Length) – 1999 Documentary

Old Money - Nathan, Myers, Wilson, Horton, Winstone

Television (Full Length) – 1999 Documentary

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I had 40 years of business. I was never that interested in it. You’ve got to do something in life and I couldn’t think of anything else to do so that’s what I did.
– Douglas Myers
They were old money. Family controlled businesses that grew up with New Zealand. You drank their beer, read their newspapers, shopped in their stores.
– Presenter Bill Ralston
My mother got an irate phone call from one of the [neighbourhood] mothers who said: 'Mrs Myers, how could you let your son sell a chewed piece of bubble gum [to the local kids] for five shillings?', which was a huge amount of money in those days.
– Doug Myers' sister Stephanie Clark, on her nine year-old brother's capitalist spirit