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Bay Harbour: August 31, 2016

Bay Harbour: August 31,

FREE Wednesday august 31 2016 379 7100 Prepare to be moved Bay Harbour News Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Brookhaven, Heathcote, Ferrymead ,Redcliffs, Mt. Pleasant, Sumner, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay, Akaroa Black Billed Gull Joy Butel Property Consultant Licensed Agent reAA 2008 Ph 03 384 7950 M 021 353 280 E 1020 Ferry road, Ferrymead Four Seasons Realty Grenadier Ferrymead PHOTOS: ROWING NEW ZEALAND Gold medal for Jack Lopas Little River rower Jack Lopas (left) and partner Lenny Jenkins, of Whakatane, won gold in the double sculls A final at the World Rowing Junior Championships in the Netherlands on Monday night. •Story, p10 Legal action possibility over coastal hazards report • By Annabelle Dick LEGAL ACTION has been threatened by homeowners if coastal hazard information isn’t removed from their property reports. Christchurch Coastal Residents United is calling for urgent action from the city council to update the Coastal Hazard Assessment Dyers Road Landscape & Garden Supplies • Barks • Peastraw • Composts - we supply the best available • Aggregates - Chip, Round and Basecourse • Pavers & Schist products • Pungas • Decorative Stones & Landscaping Rocks • Trailer Hire first hour free with purchase • Bag & Bulk - pick up or delivered David, Carol & Mike We will deliver! SOIL AND Phone: 03 384 6540 183 Dyers Rd, Bromley • OPEN 7 DAYS Weekdays 7.30am-5pm. Weekends 8.30am-3pm report after experts discovered more scientific work needed to be done. The original Tonkin & Taylor report found a number of houses in the area are at risk of coastal erosion and flooding and that information has gone on affected homeowner’s Land Information Memorandum reports. LIMs contain all the information a council holds on a property and the hazard report has devalued many homes in the coastal area. “There are people struggling to sell their house, people are struggling to get mortgages to buy houses and people are struggling to get insurance because companies are following the advice of the city council and the Land HARDFILL DUMPING SOLD Alison Carter P 384 7950 M 0274 318 960 E W Information Memorandum. It’s effecting people’s livelihoods,” he said. “We don’t want to have to move to a situation where we consider legal action but it may be a real possibility unless the CEO comes back with something more palatable.” The review panel want the city council to remove the information and undertake more scientific research because the maps identifying at-risk properties could be legally unsound. Christchurch Coastal Residents United spokesman Darrell Latham said the city council needs to listen to the recommendations and look at coastal hazards further. •Turn to page 4 Due to overwhelming demand Heathcote Properties Urgently Wanted 19 Truscotts Road, Heathcote SOLD after first Open Home And we have keen buyers still looking! “Your best move” GRENADIER