It's hoped his two-day visit will benefit both countries.
"We can go from -10degC to 10degC in a day - fantastic for maturing whisky."
The yearly event brings $12.5m into the local economy.
They've built a wall to keep the campers out.
They don't want to stop wearing them, rather to be given the choice.
It's attracted nearly 80 bids so far and will sell for more than $100.
"On a farm, situated up a long drive with cows, opposite Cust pub or thereabouts. "
The PM admits that a new, larger prison at Waikeria might be needed to house NZ's record number of prisoners.
They're hoping to do their bit for conservation and remove the pests from the Waimate hills.
An academic predicts a war between rival gangs.
It's hoped Kiwis of all ethnicities will turn up on Saturday.
They're believed to have links to the Comancheros and Filthy Few gangs.