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Silverlight Studios gain resource consent for $280 million studio near Wānaka

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 9 Dec 2021, 7:56am
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Silverlight Studios gain resource consent for $280 million studio near Wānaka

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 9 Dec 2021, 7:56am

An investment into development for a sector that is rapidly growing that will help deliver thousands of jobs and more than a billion to the economy.  

Resource consent has been approved for a new $280 million Silverlight Studios film studio development near Wānaka. 

It will involve a film school, screening theatre and exhibition centre, cafes and restaurants while they are also considering an application to build on site accommodation for cast and crew. 

It's estimated to bring in around 6000 jobs and $1.7 billion to the economy over an 11-year period.  

Silverlight Studios Limited director Mike Wallis joined Mike Hosking. 

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