19 Oct 2021

Neighbours at war -The sign dividing a community

From Nights, 10:45 pm on 19 October 2021

A seaside lodge in rural Southland has been at the centre of a heated dispute and it's all over a sign...well - quite a big sign! The owner Ton Crooymans has been ordered to remove his home-made sign made out of power poles, less than 24 hours after it was erected. But in a twist, a similar unconsented structure - also made out of power poles - has flown under the radar on the same property for 14 years. Ton joins us to discuss.

This story was first published by Matthew Rosenberg for Local Democracy Reporting.

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