The Daily Telegraph
July 18, 1998
Xena Millionaire Princess
AUCKLAND: Lucy Lawless, televisions Warrior Princess, Xena, has slashed and kicked her way on to New Zealands rich list with $8 million in her war chest.
Lion Nathan chairman Douglas Myers is still NZs richest person, with a fortune now estimated to be at least $421 million.
Lawless entered the list well in front of the countrys All Black rich, led by blockbusting winger Jonah Lomu with $2.5 million.
Other stars on the list include actor Sam Neill, $10 million. and opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa with $9 million. Other rugby union millionaires include Zinzan Brooke, Marc Ellis. Scan Fitzpatrick, left Wilson and coach John Hart.
Auckland Warriors skip per Matthew Ridge was esti mated to be the richest rugby league player with a fortune ol $2 milliton
Richest person: Lion Nathan chairman Douglas Myers $421 million
Richest stars: Lucy Lawless $8m
Sam Neill, bottom, $10m
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa $9m
Sporting rich: Yachtsman Chris Dickson $9rn
Golfer Bob Charles $8m
Auckland Warrior Matthew Ridge $2m
Superbike rider Aaron Slight $4m
Richest All Black: Jonah Lornu, top, $2.5m
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