A West Auckland Catholic Church has been dubbed the neighbour from hell after a stoush with a medical centre escalated.
The church has employed a security guard to stop the medical centre’s patients and staff using a right of way at the centre of the scrap.
The access connects the Westview Medical Centre in Glen Eden and Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes with Glendale Rd.
The church says it owns the land where the right of way is built and wants a payment of $3000 a year from the medical centre for staff and patients to use it.
GP Eric Horn says the right of way was used for years before the medical centre opened in 2004 and should remain as that.
Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes chairman John Whitcombe wants an official agreement with the medical centre, like it has with the Glen Eden RSA, over use of the right of way.
”All we’ve asked for from them is for them to negotiate to pay an amount of money.”
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