7 August 2014

New Zealand General Election now just 6 weeks away.

A bid by Shanghai Pengxin  to buy Lochinver Station has prompted intense political debate, with Labour Party leader David Cunliffe saying he would stop the sale if elected. Lochinver Station has three airstrips, a lake, a recreational hunting block, 22 houses which accommodate the families of 20 permanent staff, a staff recreation centre, a school, 91km of well-formed pumice roads, six cattle yards, three woolsheds and multiple other farm buildings.