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Electra Business After Five - 15th June 2023

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The June event is being held on Thursday 15th June, showcasing 3 local people who are doing interesting things that have wider impact.

Please note that this event is being held at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, Foxton at 5.30pm and is sponsored by Electra. 


Ranging from a decorated helicopter pilot and leader in our community dedicated to public service, to a film production company owner currently developing an international Edwardian Poseidon adventure for the big screen and a YouTube celebrity with over 350,000 followers who has had millions of views globally, Horowhenua people are making a difference in unusual ways.   Come along and hear their stories, and enjoy the fabulous venue at Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom!

Tim Costley joined the Royal New Zealand Air Force in 2001 and has a Master’s Degree (Cranfield, UK) in International Defence and Security. He served as a helicopter pilot and in various leadership positions including a Commanding Officer role at Ohakea. He is the founder of The Missing Wingman Trust, a charity caring for Air Force families, and in 2014 he worked for HRH The Prince of Wales, serving as Prince William’s Equerry. Tim has held a wide range of community roles aside from his charity work, including leadership training at local high schools, chairing the school board and more.

Guy Dobson is the Director of DYNAMIQUE and has worked with firms from investment management, stock exchange, import/export finance, financial advisers and chartered accountants. He is creating a movie with BAPLNZ- FILM PRODUCTION to create a maritime drama, an Edwardian Poseidon adventure - Anglo-Kiwi planned production with input from South Africa, Australia, Denmark and team production partners in South Africa and Wyoming, USA.

Jesse Willson's former career as the Digital Operator for Ezibuy, had him responsible for the quality control of all web press printed media, with an annual budget of over $30M. With his love of digital and photography merging in a commercial setting, he started his Chase the Craft podcast and has now developed a YouTube channel based on distilling alcohol from weird and wonderful ingredients like Tim Tams and M&M's.
Learn how he has monetised his You-Tube channel and gained a global following. 

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