Peter Jackson Red tape could be the only thing between film director Peter Jackson and the expansion of his Miramar-based movie-making studios. A stretch of land on the Miramar Peninsula, encompassing the run-down former defence base at Shelly Bay and Wellington Prison, has been tipped as the scene of Jackson’s next development. The land is owned by the Defence Force, Corrections Department and Wellington City Council. But the lands trust for Te Atiawa, the Tenths Trust, is negotiating with the Government for the return of land as part of its Treaty of Waitangi claim. Tenths Trust looking for Jackson deal