Month: October 2015

It said the Evills also intended to plant half the property in pinot noir grapes, which would be used to launch their own wine label. The commission said all three applications had met its criteria, but it had turned down a bid to buy 23.6ha of land in Riwaka Valley Rd and manage it as a private native bush reserve.


The owners of 28 Nile St are going to the Environment Court over their battle to build a townhouse development on the site of a historic house. The notice of appeal lodged with the Nelson City Council by lawyer Nigel McFadden shows the Vincent’s believe the proposed development meets the requirements of the district plan. Our extensive conveyancing solutions you may be taken care of by a property lawyer or expert conveyancer. The notice says the building complied with the daylight provisions of the plan and the committee “erred” in concluding the building would impact on neighbors’ visual privacy.

The appeal notice also claims the committee was wrong to conclude that the development would have an adverse effect on traffic and pedestrian safety. “It goes on to say the committee did not hear any evidence of this and its conclusion “is against the weight of evidence”.” The developers also accuse the committee of failing to follow the district plan’s guidelines and relevant rules relating to Comprehensive Housing Development.

Motueka will have a State Cinema 6 movie theatre by Christmas. “which will see the old 120-seat theatre in the Motueka Recreation Centre completely revamped to seat 94 people.” The council-owned centre is managed by Sport Tasman. Council corporate services manager David Ward said the council was paying for the refurbishment, but the final cost would depend on the plans.

Nelson grape growers are tackling the summer spray drift problem head-on this summer with a flyer posted to rural residents. Jon Harrey, of the Nelson Grape growers and Winemakers Association, said some vineyards in Brightwaters and Moutere had said some vineyards in Brightwaters and Moutere had problems last year with overspray from neighboring properties, problems last year with overspray from neighboring properties.

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Mr. Harrey said the association was trying to heighten public awareness of the risks of spray drift, which affected crops other than grapes. “Award-winning Hope winery Waimea Estates is for sale, with a price tag of $10 million to $12 million.”

The winery, vineyard and associated cafĂŠ and restaurant have just been put on the market with real estate firm Colliers International. This year it bottled 22,000 cases of wine, to be sold in New Zealand, Japan, the United States and Australia. “Mr. McMahon said the Bolitho’s had asked Colliers to market the property on a confidential basis,”

Information about the property was removed from Colliers’ website yesterday after a report about the sale in Wellington’s Dominion Post newspaper. “The report said the property was made up of two blocks, one of 28.8ha and another of 13.5ha.” The Nelson region’s two councils would save time and money if they combined their management of environmental issues,

He said the TDC and Nelson City Council often created “sticking plaster” solutions to cross-boundary issues. Mr Fenemor said the mention of amalgamation always created an outcry, because rural people were concerned about losing their voice, and because of debt level differences between the two councils.

“But rural concerns could be addressed by having a strong system of community boards, and debt could be made payable by the sector that incurred them.” When purchasing your new property you must hire licensed conveyancers or solicitors/lawyers from the property Conveyaning Company. “American businessman Alan Trent has “had a change of heart” about the number of houses he wants to build in a contentious development on his land near Tasman.

“Mr Trent sparked controversy last month with talk of 200 houses but revealed to community representatives last night that he now wants to build no more than 80.” “He said he no longer thought 200 houses were appropriate for his 200ha block. He said houses would not be visible from the road.”

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