Hong Kong billionaire businessman plans to build $3m Pukaki lakeside lodge on Crown land – Timaru Herald

The plan for Lake Pukaki has raised the hackles of the Acting Commissioner of Crown Lands.

The proposal’s a perfect storm of two high-profile issues – overseas ownership of land and the changing landscape of South Island high country stations, especially in the Mackenzie district, where irrigation is turning traditional tussock-land into green pastures.

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