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Wānaka's super film studio to put short-term squeeze on housing

Paul McBeth
Wed, 06 Oct 2021

Wānaka's super film studio to put short-term squeeze on housing
Wellington has been a cornerstone for NZ's film sector for years. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Paul McBeth
Wed, 06 Oct 2021
The $280 million film studio proposed for Wānaka will put a short-term squeeze on an already stretched housing market as international crew and cast descend on the Upper Clutha township, but onsite accommodation will go some way to easing any growing pains.The project put forward by Silverlight Studios – incorporated last year by industry veterans Mike Wallis, Jonathan Harding and Ra Vincent – is being considered by a fast-track consenting panel and has largely received tentative support from 22 interested parties, such as neighbour...

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