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Director's cut

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24.06.2019

James Cameron

How we love it when someone "puts New Zealand on the map" - but how we most certainly do not enjoy it when that person tries to tell us what we should do and how we should live.

A shining example of this is the decision of Hollywood heavyweight James Cameron, he of Titanic and Avatar fame, to both buy land in New Zealand and, after a period of settling in, inform the country's rural sector just how it should be operating.

Cameron fell in love with New Zealand, so much so that he started buying prime farmland in the Wairarapa district, after getting the green light from the Overseas Investment Office, and decided to film the Avatar sequels here.

The Canadian director now refers to himself as a........

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