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07/02/2011

Baptist connection with movie industry

Filed under: Uncategorized — anticorruptionnz @ 4:27 pm

I have been doing some research into the  Auckland film studios of which I found there had been two.

The first   changed its name and    has since folded the other  has been involved with a huge  chunk of public assets.

The  second  Auckland film studios  was previously called prime west Ltd  it changed its name   on 21 July 2009 .  I was keeping tabs on it as prime west had  sub divided the land at  Henderson  and  helm many smaller titles.  The name changed had left the   sub divided areas  still showing as being  owned by prime west.

Strangely enough  there I s no record now of   Prime west having owned any land , I can only presume that these smaller titles  have been cancelled

All I  can say is that someone in authority   should have a closer  look at these land titles.

I rather suspect that some land may have ” dropped out” in the re arrangement of titles

 

Prime West  changed its name 21 Jul 2009 its directors and shareholdings

WILLIAMS, Kenneth Michael      Ceased Director, Resigned 09 Jun 2006

MAHER, Andrew John                   Ceased Director, Resigned 13 Jun 2006

COLDICUTT, Andrew Bruce          Ceased Director, Resigned 21 Mar 2007

MAHER, Andrew John                   Ceased Director, Resigned 27 Feb 2006

FITZSIMMONS, Kieran Boru        Director, Appointed 01 Aug 2009

PARKER, Gregory Kenneth          Director, Appointed 01 Aug 2009

TAY, Tony Meng Hiang                   Director, Appointed 21 Jul 2006

JEWELL, Ross William                      Director, Appointed 21 Jul 2006

DUNCAN, John William                  Director, Appointed 28 Feb 2007

TONY TAY FILM LIMITED               Shareholder, 56% Individually Held

AUCKLAND COUNCIL INVESTMENTS LIMITED     Shareholder, 44.44% Individually Held

In December 2009 Auckland film studios amalgamated with

PRIME WEST MANAGEMENT LIMITED

MAHER, Andrew John   Ceased Director, Resigned 14 Jun 2006

TAY, Tony Meng Hiang   Ceased Director, Resigned 17 Dec 2007

COLDICUTT, Andrew Bruce          Ceased Director, Resigned 29 Jul 2009

DUNCAN, John William  Director, Appointed 13 Oct 2009

FITZSIMMONS, Kieran Boru        Director, Appointed 17 Dec 2007

PARKER, Gregory Kenneth          Director, Appointed 21 Jul 2006

TONY TAY FILM LIMITED               Shareholder, 56% Individually Held

WAITAKERE PROPERTIES Limited 44% Individually Held

TONY TAY FILM LIMITED 85.00% TONY TAY TRUST LIMITED (Tony & Salina Tay )

15.00% REHOBOTH ENTERTAINMENT (NZ) LTD FITZSIMMONS, Kieran Boru

There have been many strange things going on with the share holdings of  PRIME WEST MANAGEMENT

By dissecting the shareholding  it would appear that  Andrew Bruce COLDICUTT  did  well when he sold his  shares in PRIME WEST MANAGEMENT LIMITED  to  the newly renamed AUCKLAND FILM STUDIOS LIMITED.

This share parcel is them mysteriously removed   on 17 December  2009 just prior to this company being amalgamated  with the company whose shares have been removed.

The question has to be  how much  did  Auckland film studios pay  Coldicutt for his shares  and what happened to the money  since the company was then  taken over  for no remuneration.

I have located a most interesting   news item  Tax loophole no sin, says charity,” CHRISTIAN charity director John Massam is unrepentant about his pro-family values Challenge Communications Foundation funding its activities by exploiting tax loopholes which benefit the wealthy.”

John Barry  MASSAM is also  intrinsically entwined with

MAHER, Andrew John  current director AUCKLAND FILM STUDIOS LIMITED  & PRIME WEST MANAGEMENT

COLDICUTT, Andrew Bruce past  director / shareholder  PRIME WEST MANAGEMENT & previous director  AUCKLAND FILM STUDIOS LIMITED

BRADLEY Leslie Grant   ( previous director of CHALLENGE COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION LIMITED )  who together  Dale  ran a company  AUCKLAND FILM STUDIOS LIMITED  which changed its name to AUCKLAND FILM STUDIOS (NO. 1) LIMITED  and is now being struck off

Challenge communications in itself is interesting as it   has 50% share holding in CANTERBURY TELEVISION NETWORK LIMITED, its address is care of the challenge Communication  foundation  .

The  CHALLENGE COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION LIMITED   has dubious shareholding  with many of the share holders   in receivership    or struck off.

IMPACT TELEVISION AND VIDEO PRODUCTIONS LIMITED struck off since  1994

LYNFIELD MINISTRIES LIMITED struck off  since 1989

CALLARD PROPERTIES LIMITED in receivership  since 1991

CHALLENGE PUBLISHING SOCIETY LIMITED does not exist

Estate Of Peter TAIT  is not a legal entity capable of holding shares

PAYNTER CORPORATION  struck off since 2001

I also found  that Tony Tay is a former  trustee of the  Auckland Baptist Tabernacle Church

Neil Wells who used to monitor animal action  at the Auckland film facility through his pseudonym  AWINZ  in which he  ran  a so called   charitable trust   which prior to 2006 had no existence  is also a Baptist    he is on the  board of the Laingholm Baptist Church

Wells  was also on the board of the  Waikato SPCA trust where he through clever manipulation of trusts saw $400,000 removed from the SPCA for use else where. (see my earlier post }

I see a trend emerging….

and then  some how I stumbed on another connection  I dont know  how it occured but the name cropped up and led me to

An excerpt from Nicky Hagers book  which  reads “Brethren had formed a front company called Strategic Information Services Limited to hide the financial backers of the campaign.42 The obvious intention was that no one would trace the advertising back to the church, at least until the election was safely over”

The three directors and shareholders of the company were, in 2006, Gregory Charles Mason, a wealthy Auckland businessman who has been described in the news media as head of the New Zealand church, Andrew James Smith, the Hastings man who co-ordinated the ‘Wake-up call’ advertising, and Caleb Hall, a Palmerston North Exclusive Brethren member who helped Andy Smith arrange the printing and distribution of the ‘Wake-up call’ pamphlets.

Andrew James Smith  was also a director of find a  and yellow pages group  something  which  scares me with the amount of  information  that would through these portals be available to  Strategic Information Services Limited.

In digging  just a little bit further  under the surface I find another directorship  to NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF SCREEN INNOVATION LIMITED SMITH, Andrew James  was appointed Director 08 Apr 2009

they are all wheels  within wheels  and it looks like the tax loop hole may have extended to using the public money for private  enterprise.   I hope   the  council has  sufficient expertise to look into this.

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