Residents near Monte Cecilia Park given notice to go

Residents living at the edge of Monte Cecilia Park in Auckland are frustrated and confused as to why their homes are being demolished to build a car park.

Fourteen households in Auckland Council-owned rental properties have been given 90 days to find new homes in the city’s tight property market.

The council has said it can be flexible about notice requirements.

Monte Cecilia School was moved at ratepayers’ expense to allow for expansion of the park.

The council is also progressively buying nearby Liston Village.

A confidentiality agreement with Auckland diocese means the price of land deals is not public.

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