The bird was the culinary champion at an annual game bird food night.
They will appear in court on Friday.
"The poles kind of look like scaffolding, so I always thought it was unfinished."
Getting lost is not an offence, police said.
Local river levels are dropping despite recent rain.
Once he landed, the tide became his next problem.
One firefighter believes something similar could happen again.
South Island fire officials are warning locals a single spark could see thousands of acres alight.
Pictures show the remains of the house charred by fire.