Stock and station operation founded in Christchurch by George Gould in 1851. Incorporated in 1875.
Wright Stephenson & Co established in Dunedin
National Mortgage and Agency Co of New Zealand Ltd incorporated in England
Donald Reid & Co Ltd established in Dunedin
Newton King Ltd established in New Plymouth. Reorganised in 1977 to become Crown Consolidated Ltd.
Williams & Kettle opened for business in Napier
Dalgety & Co Ltd incorporated in England
Pyne & Co established in Christchurch
Guinness & Le Cren Ltd established in Timaru
Gould Beaumont & Co, Pyne & Co and Guinness & Le Cren Ltd joined to form Pyne Gould Guinness Ltd
NMA Co of New Zealand merged with Wright Stephenson & Co to become NMA Wright Stephenson Holdings Ltd
Following multiple acquisitions in the 1960s, Donald Reid & Co Ltd becomes Reid Farmers Ltd
The merger of Dalgety & New Zealand Loan Ltd and Crown Consolidated Ltd forms Dalgety Crown Corporation Ltd.
Dalgety Crown Corporation Ltd becomes Dalgety Crown Ltd, a stock and station division of Wrightson NMA Ltd
Pyne Gould Guinness Ltd acquires assets of Elders Pastoral in Canterbury
Wrightson NMA Ltd is established as Wrightson Ltd
Reid Farmers Ltd is acquired by Pyne Gould Guinness Ltd
Wrightson Ltd acquires Williams & Kettle