The residents of Henrietta Way in Nelson overlooked the fine print about the ownership of the road when the subdivision was set up in 2005.
Now they're stuck with a $24,000 road repair bill shared between eight households, and want to warn people in similar situations not to make the same mistake they did.
Have you experienced a similar predicament with a private way? Let us know in the comments below.
Last year, four out of five Kiwis drank alcohol and one in four drank hazardously. Did you know there is support through the organisation, Al-Anon Family Groups, for those whose lives are impacted by someone's problem drinking?
PLEASE, come and show your support ! An A4 piece of paper or card with an appropriate polite message would be great !
Cambridge is so much more than just a town you drive through. Click the link below for a few reasons to consider sticking around a bit. #backyourbackyard