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I own a townhouse (one of a group of ten) in Remuera. I am currently receiving pressure to park my car on the road, A steep driveway and some distance to walk, because the two units beside me are about to start recladding. I am 64 and although I normally work, I currently have a broken arm. I believe I should have my vehicle access to my property preserved. Is this the case? … read more
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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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We live on a 10 acre rural property, recently we removed a
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I and seven other Property Owners have an Easement
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Second opinion] We have a driveway easement and the owners
second opinion] 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 i… read more
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We are selling a section(house on it demolished after chch
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We have a property on Waiheke island. For 10 years we have
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The Disputes Tribunal has said I need a legal submission, for
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We access our 4 properties via a 1.7km access lot of which
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We are looking at buying property that has an adjacent private
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I live on a cross lease title of 5 units (two on the left ,
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I am one of the Trustees of a family trust that owns property.
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We have a rural property with an a driveway 750 metres long.
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Greetings, Our situation is that one (Owners A) of four co
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