Grand Mercure Oakridge Resort manager Mark Williams
declined yesterday to confirm media reports British television
celebrity Bear Grylls and his crew had booked about 100 rooms
at the Lake Wanaka resort for a two-month period.
Grylls spent time in Wanaka in 2011 while filming an episode
of his Man vs Wild television programme in the Mt Aspiring
It is understood he is about to begin work on a new
six-episode series called Bear Grylls: Ultimate Survivor.