Bill Foley's latest gift to NZ: The Runholder

Bill Foley's latest gift to NZ: The Runholder
Casually sophisticated, The Runholder sits on the edge of Te Kairanga vineyards. (Image: Supplied)
Pattrick Smellie
Texan billionaire Bill Foley may have made his most recent headlines by being confirmed as the franchise holder for Auckland’s new A-League football team and speculation that he may support – perhaps even build – the waterfront stadium that has bewitched Aucklanders’ imaginations for years.However, at the other end of the North Island, Foley has also been expanding the range of activities that make him one of the quiet forces building the tourist and agricultural economies of the Wairarapa.Had a local inhabitant of...

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