Northern News : February 2nd 2011
13 NORTHERN NEWS, FEBRUARY 2, 2011 www.boiprofessionals.co.nz 09 407 6677 bay of islands realty ltd MREINZ Licensed Agent REAA 2008 PANORAMIC SEA VIEWS MORTGAGEE TENDER Superbly located in popular Rangitane with unobstructed water views, this elevated 2,367m2 site more or less offers 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges and 2 bathrooms. It s great for entertaining and watching the boats go by. There is a public jetty and boat ramp below the site and is ideal for boating enthusiasts. Ample garaging plus a barn and sleep out all on two titles complete this wonderful package. Call me today for an information pack. Te n de r s c lo s e : Wednesday 16 Februar y 2011, 4pm The Professionals, 74 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri. The vendor reser ves the right to sell the property prior to the closing date for tenders. Contact: Noel Brown m. 021 725 375 e. firstname.lastname@example.org • Dennis Corbett, m: 027 592 5880 View online: www.boiprofessionals.co.nz Ref # PKK12052 w w w.open2view.co.nz ID #: 238845 Open Homes: Sat 22, 29 Jan & 5, 12 Feb 2011, 11-12noon. 65 Rangitane Loop Rd, Kerikeri INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED AND PROUD TO BE SERVING THE MID NORTH CHECK this OUT! DEADLINE SALE: 4 p.m., 4th February 2011 "state" house style 110 sq.m., floor area (approx.) 852 sq.m., section opportunity to invest and improve handyman's dream start! 138 Broadway, PO Box 614, Kaikohe Ph: 09 401 0895 Fax: 09 401 0897 Email: email@example.com Mid North Real Estate Ltd MREINZ Licensed Real Estate Agent REAA2008 Open Homes: Saturday, 11am - 12 noon 29/01/11 Saturday, 11am - 12 noon 5/02/11 14 Tawa Street, Kaikohe 3449300AA Spacious 4 bedroom, one owner, home. Spectacular seaviews. Sunny decks, indoor/outdoor living. Designer kitchen with island unit. Two storied. Two garages. This is your chance to buy in the Bay -- seize the opportunity now. AUCTION ON THURSDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2011 at 2pm MEMORIAL HALL WILLIAMS ROAD, PAIHIA View by appointment Contact Century 21 Jan Madden Real Estate Ltd MREINZ office on 09 402 8638 or Jan Madden a/hrs 09 402 6611, Mob 0274 884 004 Licensed under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 9 Paihia Road, Paihia MORTGAGEE AUCTION PAIHIA MORTGAGEE AUCTION PAIHIA 31 Kings Road, Paihia This unique home has all the advantages of an apartment without the disadvantages. Central Paihia hideaway nestled away from the road in tranquil setting has good off street parking, close to safe swimming beach, shops and trendy cafés. Built in the 1970's home features 2 bedrooms, roomy kitchen, separate dining room. The spacious lounge has doors to sunny private patio, ideal for outdoor living as well as a woodburner for cosy winter evenings. This is your chance to buy in the Bay - seize the opportunity now. AUCTION ON THURSDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2011 at 2pm Memorial Hall Williams Road, Paihia --- View by appointment --- Contact Century 21 Jan Madden Real Estate Ltd MREINZ office on 09 402 8638 or Jan Madden a/hrs 09 402 6611 Mob 0274 884 004 Licensed under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 3449326AA INDEPENDENTLY OWNED & OPERATED AND PROUD TO BE SERVING THE MID NORTH 138 Broadway, PO Box 614, Kaikohe Ph: 09 401 0895 Fax: 09 401 0897 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MORTGAGEE AUCTION Licensed Real Estate Agent REAA2008 Mid North Real Estate Ltd MREINZ 272 State Highway 12, Omapere • 1488 square metre section • Beach access across Omapere Stream • Site offers adequate, but restricted building platform • Section has access to sewerage, town water, power and telecomunications On Site: Sunday 6th & 13th February 2011 from 1pm to 2pm Auction to be held at the offices of Mid North Real Estate Ltd., 138 Broadway, Kaikohe, at 1p.m. on Thursday, 17th February 2011 Information packs are available at the office or Contact George Goodhew, after hours 09 4058622 or mobile 021 742213 3445057AA Northland Lifestyle&Property Real Estate Guide to Northland Advertising feature Saleable: Farmlands Waipapa store. Farmlands stores on the market Farmlands, the North Island s largest rural co-operative retailer, is auctioning its 2009-built Kaitaia store on a sale and lease back basis as part of the company s stra- tegic growth. The Kaitaia store is one of six Farmlands stores to be auctioned in April. The other stores are in Putaruru, Paeroa, Taihape, Opunake and one existing at Waipapa in Northland. The move follows the hotly contested sale and lease back of seven Farmlands stores in late 2009. Farmlands chief executive Peter Ellis says the sale of the stores will release capi- tal for further invest- ment as part of a long- term strategic plan in the development of the organisation. Over the last few years we have been investing in new branches and branch refurbishments. We have just opened our 42nd store and will open two new stores and refurbish a further four in the first half of this year. That will mean 45 stores operat- ing throughout the North Island, giving the company in excess of 25 percent of the rural retail market. We re unlocking the value of our real estate holdings to re-invest in the expansion of Farmlands as part of a growth strategy that will deliver an exciting future for the company, shareholders, and the wider rural com- munity. Pat Turley of prop- erty advisers Turley & Co is leading the disposals project for Farmlands. Turley says the Kaitaia store will attract national buyer interest, given the success and strength of the Farmlands brand, and the quality of the build- ing asset in a modern industrial precinct. Properties like this are not an everyday opportunity. New buildings leased long-term to high-calibre tenants like Farmlands are rare property invest- ment opportunities, particularly in our smaller centres. Given the current high levels of uncer- tainty in equity and financial markets, we anticipate a great deal of interest in the properties, which will be marketed to investors both in New Zealand and overseas. The six properties will be auctioned in Tauranga in early April with offer details available from about mid-February. The auction will allow remote location phone bidders plus internet video streaming. Judge rejects appeals by two home owners Two leaky homes ap- peals have been de- fended successfully by the Far North District Council before Whang- arei District Court Judge Keith de Ridder. Whangarei building consultant Ian Beattie represented the home owners, claiming that the council had acted incorrectly in its assess- ment of how weather- tightness problems could be fixed. Environmental man- ager Fran Mikulicic said the council sympathised with the plight of the home owners but was pleased its processes and decisions had been found to be robust. It is encouraging to know they stand up to intense scrutiny as there has been in both these appeals, she said. At the same time, we feel for the home owners situation and hope they can find resolution soon. In both cases, Judge de Ridder heard evidence from Mr Beattie, Mr John Gardner, manager of determinations for the Department of Building and Housing, and expert witnesses, before dis- missing the appeals. In the case of a leaky home owned by John and Jill Stirling at Tikorangi Rd, Opito Bay, Judge de Ridder said the only matter to be determined was whether or not a building consent should have been issued on the information that was before the council and he concluded that there was good reason for it not to have been. Issues of lia- bility could not form part of the appeal. The appeal regarding the second home, owned by the Blues Turner Trust, 7 Kane St, Opua, centred around how the repairs were to be car- ried out after the house developed water leaks. An application to amend the building con- sent to carry out repairs was declined by the council and Mr Beattie sought a determination from the Department of Building and Housing as to whether the council s decision was correct. The department confirmed the council s actions and Mr Beattie then unsuccessfully appealed against that decision. Ms Mikulicic said the council wanted to work with all parties to achieve an equitable approach to resolving issues for home owners caught up in the leaky home saga. However, the rem- edies need to be well thought through to ensure issues do not per- sist, she cautioned. The council will scruti- nise the proposed solutions carefully as there is no point in mak- ing repairs that are inef- fective, she said. The Far North District Council invites all poten- tial leaky homes clai- mants to forward their claims with a view to obtaining a resolution which suits both parties. The council has mean- while deferred for six months a decision on opting into the govern- ment s assistance pack- age to see how the scheme works in practice and to give the govern- ment and larger councils an opportunity to resolve any teething problems. In the meantime, the council manages the liti- gation in-house and with outside legal counsel.
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