Alastair Calder

 
Alastair Calder

Chairman

Alastair is Chair of Hospice Waikato and has had a long involvement in the community including inaugural chairman of Hamilton Waikato Tourism, Chair of University of Waikato Foundation and a director of Waikato Regional Airport.

He is best known for his long involvement with the travel and tourism industry co-founding well known Hamilton based Calder & Lawson Travel before selling to House of Travel. He also established Calder & Lawson Tours and in conjunction with wife Judy also founded niche inbound tour Agri Travel International bringing international visitors to New Zealand. He is also involved with several other businesses as an advisor or director and is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors.

Born and educated in the Waikato he is a passionate supporter of the region although travels regularly and is an avid tramper and recreational cyclist.

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