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Peter Thiel needs his luxury lodge to win us over

Paul McBeth
Fri, 10 Sep 2021

The tech billionaire was granted NZ citizenship a decade ago. (Image: Getty)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 10 Sep 2021
Tech billionaire Peter Thiel must be wondering if New Zealand is still the utopia he fell in love with on his first trip back in the ‘90s.Since he burst into public consciousness in the early 2010s, investing in the likes of successful homegrown startups Xero and Vend, he’s gone from being the type of rich foreigner we like to one who was controversially naturalised and has become occasionally derided.It was always going to be a hard sell to get the people of NZ onboard with the granting of his citizenship – which only came to...

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