Sir Angus Tait dies

Electronics company pioneer dies at 88 – 07 Aug 2007 – NZ Herald: New Zealand Business and Personal Finance News

Sir Angus Tait, founder of Christchurch radio communications company Tait Electronics, died today, aged 88.

One of New Zealand’s great tech pioneers, he will be a loss to the industry.

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