James Cameron, who rules both the Hollywood box office and, more recently, the ocean depths, has added to his substantial land holdings in New Zealand.
Bow before Cameron, New Zealand – BOW!
In reality, his latest acquisition is relatively minor compared to his purchase earlier this year of 2,470 acres; including a gorgeous 124-acre lake. According to Stuff.co.nz, Cameron recently scooped up an additional 25 acres adjoining the property and made up of native bush. The original listing for the land was reportedly around $287,000.
”They are acquiring the land as part of a larger acquisition of land in South Wairarapa which they will use as a residence and working farm,” the site reports.
In a statement released in February, Cameron says he fell in love with New Zealand during a visit to the country in 1994; vowing to one day live there himself.
“Now that dream is becoming a reality,” he wrote.
”I grew up working on my grandfather’s farm in Canada and my wife Suzy’s family own a farm in Oklahoma,” he added. ”We want to raise our kids with the values we had when we were growing up, close to the land and with a strong work ethic. We hope we will be accepted as good neighbours and good members of the community in South Wairarapa.”
You can see pictures of Cameron’s new paradise in our gallery here.