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There is an easement over my property. A landlocked
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My neighbours have threatened to turn my power off within 72
My neighbours have threatened to turn my power off within 72 hours. My power box is separate but physically part of their box and it is situated on their side of the fence. If that happens I can't get… read more
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I am just wanting to clarify re a boundary fence matter.
Good morning, I am just wanting to clarify re a boundary fence matter. Hopefully an easy answer. The boundary fence that runs between two shared driveways needs to be replace. I am just looking at the… read more
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Not sure - hwo does this service work? Wellington, New
none - currently in conversation with neighbours on a cross lease re cost of repair to a mains water pipe … read more
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If an residents association is struck off the companies
if an residents association is struck off the companies register does this mean a property water easement is void … read more
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A leaking water pipe from our house has damaged a shared
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I have a 9th share of a shared access lot which I understand
I have a 9th share of a shared access lot which I understand is covered by NZ Property Act 2007 Clause 5. Specifically several neighbours continue to place rocks on the edge of the driveway making it dangerous to pass especially at night as there are no street lights. What are my rights with regard to having them removed. I am in Auckland New Zealand. … read more
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We have an easement on a driveway that belongs to the owner
We have an easement on a driveway that belongs to the owner of the large section at the end of the driveway. He is currently subdiving the section and selling them off. The contracters have spraypaint… read more
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I have to have a water mains line replaced under the driveway
I have to have a water mains line replaced under the driveway down to my house, shared with neighbours, one in particular, whose water, stormwater, sewerage, electricity and telephone line services ma… read more
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We have a situation where we have three properties wanting
We have a situation where we have three properties wanting to connect electric underground power via a right of way. The right of way is owned by two of the lots ( each owning one half side but with r… read more
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I have a property to sell and my waste water pipe traverses
I have a property to sell and my waste water pipe traverses a neighbour's property before it is connected to the main sewage line There is no easement over the neighbour's property for this pipe. Do I… read more
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Hi Chris,I query on behalf of my Mum. She and her neighbor
Hi Chris, I query on behalf of my Mum. She and her neighbor have a shared driveway. The driveway has deteriorated with pot holes as a result of an overflowing broken drain on the neighbours property s… read more
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I engaged and paid a contractor to install underground power,
I engaged and paid a contractor to install underground power, gas and telecom services on my property in 2008. The work was subcontracted to a directional drilling contractor. At the time I pointed ou… read more
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Greetings, Our situation is that one (Owners A) of four co
Greetings, Our situation is that one (Owners A) of four co owners of an access way had a water leak somewhere between their water meter at the top of the driveway and their house. The access way is 60… read more
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Kia Ora A 4" clay shared private lateral storm water drainage
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Hi ChrisWe have a life-style property which provides legal
Hi Chris We have a life-style property which provides legal access for 10 other properties. When the property was first created no provision was made for the maintenance of the "road" 0.6km long. When… read more
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We have a rural property that we purchased nearly 5 years ago
We have a rural property that we purchased nearly 5 years ago and to access it we have an easement through our neighbours property. This is a shared driveway. We drive up their drive to access our dri… read more
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On our land title are the words appurtenant hereto is a right
On our land title are the words "appurtenant hereto is a right of way and a right to convey water/power and telecommunication rights" subject to Section 243 (a) Resource Management Act 1991. Does this… read more
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