Monday, 20 July 2020 11:11

Bad look

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Your canine crusader understands that dairy farming company, Sidogg Investments Limited, which was recently fined $281,250 in the Ashburton District Court – after a worker was crushed in an on-farm accident by a trailer – has a strong link to dairy sector royalty.

According to the Companies Register, its owner director is one Simon Andres van der Heyden, who happens to be one of Henricus Wilhelmus van der Heyden’s (or more commonly known as former Fonterra chair Sir Henry van der Heyden) sons.

The records also show that Sidogg Investments went into liquidation on May 8 this year – less than two months before it was fined $281,250 by WorkSafe NZ and ordered to pay $90,000 reparation to the injured worker.

One hopes the company’s (un)timely liquidation will not prevent it from paying its fines or worker reparation!


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