Six-month leases are becoming more common in Nelson as landlords realise they can gain more income from marketing their properties to tourists over summer.
Renters are finding themselves evicted at the busiest time of year, when everyone is looking for accommodation.
Has this happened to you or anyone you know? We'd love to hear your comments. You might be contacted for a story we'd like to do on six month rentals.
There were several vehicle break-ins in Marybank/Atawhai overnight Monday/Tuesday (9/10th December). Stolen from Wastney Terrace was a very distinctive "Hoodlam/Sea Shepherd" jacket made especially for Sea Shepherd crew members. It is probably the only one on the South Island and also has a sentimental value. I attach the following photos. If seen being worn please contact the Police or if found telephone 5451103. Thanks.
On the 14th November Rosie Barlett, Manager of Parks & Facilities, Nelson City Council wrote the following in response to my queries:
"The Sanctuary has not exercised the right of renewal for the lease where the prefabs sit so this has now expired. Council has given the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary until 31 December 2019 to remove the buildings."
As you can see from the photo I took this morning they are still there! And there is no indication that they are being readied for removal at all! What is going on?
36V Cordless lawnmower by Jobmate for sale
Great condition $250
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