Fletcher Challenge is a now defunct multinational corporation from New Zealand, formed in 1981 by the merger of Fletcher Holdings, Challenge Corporation and Tasman Pulp and Paper. It was formerly the largest company in New Zealand, with holdings in construction, forestry, building, and energy, initially within New Zealand and then internationally.
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... Hugh Fletcher played a major role in developing New Zealand industry as chief executive of Fletcher Challenge following in the footsteps of his father and ... He is also Chair of the board of directors of IAG New Zealand and a board director of Fletcher Building and Vector Limited ...
... In 1981, Fletcher Challenge of New Zealand purchased Crown Zellerbach Canada and renamed it Crown Forest Industries ... In 1987, Fletcher Challenge purchased BCFP ... later, both companies were merged to form Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited ...
... The rise and fall of Fletcher Challenge and some of the principal personalities involved, including Hugh Fletcher and Sir Ronald Trotter is described in the book Battle of the ...
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“Seas of bright juice suffuse heaven.
The earth by the sky staid with, the daily close of their junction,
The heavd challenge from the east that moment over my head,
The mocking taunt, See then whether you shall be master!”
—Walt Whitman (18191892)
“Joys as winged dreams fly fast,
Why should sadness longer last?
Grief is but a wound to woe;
Gentlest fair, mourn, mourn no moe.”
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