Global technology investor Peter Thiel is a new entry on the NBR Rich list after becoming a New Zealand citizen.
Graeme Hart remains at the top and Mr Thiel is at number two.
Brendan Lindsay and Wendell Phillips also make the list after selling plastics-maker Sistema.
NBR editor Duncan Bridgeman told Rachel Smalley they are seeing more newcomers from different fields.
"When you look through the list of newcomers, we've had a wide range from different sectors including ones that we had thought were struggling, such as manufacturing for example."
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