Queen’s Birthday Honours List acknowledges Warkworth entrepreneur and scientist

Maxine Simmons knew she was going to be a scientist when she walked into her first science class at Massey University in Palmerston North when she was 17.

The Warkworth resident still remembers the day she graduated and went on to do her Masters in Auckland.

Coming from an entrepreneurial family, Simmons always knew she was going to use this to her advantage one day.

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