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We own a property, previously subdivided in 1972. The
We own a property, previously subdivided in 1972. The driveway is shared with 5 other properties (3 of which are cross-lease titles), with 4 access lots to the main road. The shared drive is subject t… read more
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Hi, I and seven other Property Owners have an Easement Certficate with the main Landowner that gives us access to our properties via a shared Driveway. My boundary with the driveway is approx 120 metr… read more
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We have a driveway easement and the owners of the driveway
We have a driveway easement and the owners of the driveway have requested that we sign over the easement as part of them doing major works to the roading so that the council can take it over ... and f… read more
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We have shared driveway question, Not yet, NZ - Auckland,
Really a question about notice in respect of doing required maitance maintenance… read more
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I have 2 questions relating to the same issue Background
I have 2 questions relating to the same issueBackground information approx 40 property owners have a right of way over a distance of 6km. It is a private right of way on property owned by the local co… read more
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3 questions please regarding easements. 1. Can an owner put
Hi Chris, 3 questions please regarding easements. 1. Can an owner put a permanent structure on the servient tenement of an easement? We think there are no special features to the easement (right of wa… read more
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We have a 1/9th share in a driveway - easement right of way.
Hi, we have a 1/9th share in a driveway - easement right of way. The majority of the neighbours wish to have regular repairs/maintenance done to the gravel driveway to keep it at the status quo but ar… read more
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Another question regarding fencing. We live in Auckland and
Another question regarding fencing. We live in Auckland and our fence blew down in the recent storm. It needs to be repaired or possibly replaced. The fence is between us and a shared driveway down to… 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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Hi - I have an issue with a shared driveway. We live on
Hi - I have an issue with a shared driveway. We live on a back section with a shared driveway which services 2 properties. Ownership of the driveway is shared on the title. The first part of the drive… read more
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Shared driveway. Neighbours own left side, we own right side
Shared driveway. Neighbours own left side, we own right side with each of us having a right of way easement over the other. There are trees along the left side edge of the driveway. Do the neighbours … read more
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We have a property in Mangawhai which is down a private road. There
We have a property in Mangawhai which is down a private road. There are approx 10 poperty owners down that road. On rts s that states that 4 of us are responsible for 1/40th each. While the remaining … read more
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We own a property where the access way is a seperate lot divided
We own a property where the access way is a seperate lot divided up between property owners. Originally there were 5 property owners and the access lot was divided into fifths. The property we have wa… 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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I have a question regarding fencing. We live in Auckland up
I have a question regarding fencing. We live in Auckland up a right of way which runs through our neighbour's property. The boundary of the shared driveway from our property and through the neighbours… read more
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Hi We have a shared driveway of five properties. When we
Hi We have a shared driveway of five properties. When we purchased our property in 2005 our roading contractors brought a heavy vehicle up to our property to carry out road construction (there was no … read more
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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 live up a shared gravel driveway 1.5km, four houses access
We live up a shared gravel driveway 1.5km, four houses access their properties off this driveway. Although we don't own the driveway under our title we have agreed to maintain the road, regravel etc. … read more
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