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“As a dairy farmer, I feel like the awkward flatmate,” Gregan told the meeting. “You are more than happy to take my rent money but would prefer I stayed in my room when you have friends around to visit.”
Apparently, the question got a good laugh from the meeting, lots of nods of approval from the dairy farmers in the room and reassurances from Morrison about BLNZ’s love of dairy farmers.
Meanwhile, the Hound has it on good authority – from one of Gregan’s ex-flatmates – that his portrayal was a pretty fair description of how Gregan was viewed by his Lincoln College flatmates back in his university days.