Filmmaker James Cameron has been cleared to expand his land interests in the Wairarapa by the Overseas Investment Office.
He had already gained approval for the purchase of two south Wairarapa farms and further freehold land adjacent to one of them.
Today the OIO released two decisions granting him permission to buy two more blocks of land adding up to 12 hectares.
The OIO said Cameron and his family intended to reside indefinitely in New Zealand.
"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."
Pricing details were not given and were marked as "confidential".