Post by Kiwi Frontline on Mar 29, 2019 16:28:41 GMT 12
SUBDIVISION 'STEP IN RIGHT DIRECTION'
Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford, Ngai Tahu Property chief executive David Kennedy and Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult yesterday announced some details of the planned development, first revealed by the Otago Daily Times late last year.
He said the iwi already had significant investments in the Wakatipu, including farming, tourism and other property interests.
"We're very excited about the opportunity to expand the footprint of Ngai Tahu in this area, which is very, very special to the tribe and has been for a very long time."
He said there was "no better party" to develop the site than Ngai Tahu, which would bring with it a "social responsibility" which was needed.......