The lifestyle block of fraudster Joanne Harrison has sold for $700,000.
She was sentenced to three years and seven months jail in 2017 after stealing more than $725,000 from the Ministry of Transport to pay off credit cards and her mortgage.
The new owners say they are "unfazed about the property's former owner."
Spacious family home in the heart of Kaitaia township. Within minutes walk to the main centre, close to the schools, hospital, library, cafe's & restaurants. This 4 bedroom has an open plan with french doors opening up on to the deck for those summery, entertaining nights. Flat, low maintenance section with very little grass to worry about. Very good neighborhood. The property is currently tenanted and the tenants are happy to stay on.
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MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Northland.
Valid: 8 hours from 8:00am to 4:00pm Wednesday.
Forecast: West to southwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places during this time.
An update for severe weather will be issued by 9:00pm Tuesday 22 Oct 2019.