Tim Mordaunt has certainly led a colourful and successful life.
After starting out as a stock and station agent in Southland, Mordaunt eventually went on to set up what would become the country's second-largest privately owned real estate business.
Property Brokers now has 60 branches across the country and employs 700 staff.
Mordaunt spoke to Rural Exchange about how he went from growing up in Nelson to founding Property Brokers.
Listen to the full interview.
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