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Peter Thiel to build luxury Wānaka lodge

Paul McBeth
Thu, 02 Sep 2021

The tech billionaire has long been a fan of New Zealand. (Image: Getty)
Paul McBeth
Thu, 02 Sep 2021
US tech billionaire Peter Thiel plans to build a luxury lodge for the rich and famous overlooking Lake Wānaka.The chair of intelligence software firm Palantir has owned 193 hectares in the Southern Lakes region since 2015 and has just unveiled what he plans to do with it, with an application for resource consent lodged with the Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday.The application includes plans to build a luxury lodge to accommodate up to 24 guests, targeting high-quality, high-value visitors when international borders reopen and the ric...

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