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O'Brien granted New Zealand residency

Mon 16 Aug 2010 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback

Richard O'Brien Richard O'Brien has been granted New Zealand residency. One News reports the Rocky Horror Picture Show creator has been given a waiver for the usual age criteria, as promised. He still has to pass the standard health and police checks. It follows the intervention of Associate Immigration Minister Kate Wilkinson, who can step in when it comes to cases with special circumstances. The 68-year-old was born in England but spent much of his youth in New Zealand and he wants to settle down in the Bay of Plenty town of Katikati, where he owns property. He will take to the stage in Auckland on from November 9, playing the narrator in the show he created.    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Monday, 16th August 2010 - 10:43am

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