New Zealand

Titanic land purchases in New Zealand

James Cameron, Canadian-born director of Titanic and Avatar, has bought up two more properties, bringing his total purchases of farms in the area to at least 12.

Chinese investors treated badly - expert

"There is a big Swiss company buying up 5 per cent of our pastoral land. Japan and Australia both have invested plenty in New Zealand land and the northern Europeans are buying farms in the South Island. But do we hear anything about that?"

Euro investors eyeing farms

There is growing interest from international investors in the New Zealand agricultural sector, particularly from wealthy Europeans, boutique funds manager Mint Asset Management says.