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Ex-Canberra Liberals president Tio Faulkner faces New Zealand jail sentence over leaking pig farm, land reclamation plot

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated January 26 2022 - 8:50pm, first published 6:30pm
Former Canberra Liberals president Tio Faulkner during his trial in New Zealand. Picture: Open Justice

A former controversial president of the Canberra Liberals turned pig farmer is behind bars in New Zealand after using more than a thousand cubic metres of concrete to reclaim land from a harbour next to a North Island farm, in a supposed bid to create a memorial park for his family.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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