News for Jul. 02, 2004

Jackson storms into NZ's rich list

7/02/04, 11:45 am EST - Xoanon

AP - The box office success of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy has made him very rich. Sales of merchandise linked to movies are set to make the New Zealand-based director even richer. Jackson saw his wealth balloon from $NZ70 million ($A63.76 million) last year to $NZ184 million ($A167.6 million) this year, according to a list of rich New Zealanders published in a National Business Review magazine survey published. [More]