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    An entrepreneur is looking to make New Zealand's highest water-touch bungy ... out of wood

    An entrepreneur is looking to make New Zealand's highest water-touch bungy ... out of wood


    John Heskett wants to put the 70-metre high wooden bungy platform in Waitomo.

    He's looking for investors in the 20-million dollar project called Sky Garden.

    Heskett says they don't want it to be an eyesore, so the design is all-wood, surrounded by 20-thousand square metres of wetlands.

    He says they're applying for resource consent.

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