This story was first published in December 2015 during Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

He only jetted in for the day. But when billionaire property tycoon Donald Trump came to New Zealand in 1993, he certainly left an impression, not always for the right reasons.

On August 23 of that year the US developer and gaming magnate touched down in Auckland after a first class Air New Zealand flight from Hong Kong.

His day-long mission was to convince the Casino Control Authority to support his consortium bidding to build a casino on the site of Auckland Railway Station.

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