Silverlight Studios Wanaka
A fast-track consenting referred project to construct, and operate a film studio and post-production facilities, and supporting facilities in Wanaka Otago.
Invited comments on application
Invited comments on draft conditions
Silverlight Studios Limited will establish a film studio, with associated production offices, supporting facilities and tourism activities on a site at 707 Wanaka–Luggate Highway (SH6), approximately 7km east of Wanaka township. The Minister for the Environment decided to refer this application to an expert consenting panel, and on 29 January 2021, Schedule 10 was inserted into the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Referred Projects Order 2020.
This development will be clustered around an irrigation reservoir constructed under resource consent RM100152, and will include a sound stage lot with up to 10 sound stages, and associated workshop and storage buildings.