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Napier Council and Mission Estate winery settle land dispute

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

A long-running dispute between Napier City Council and the owners of Mission Estate Winery has been settled out of court. The dispute began when the council used the Public Works Act to take 1.5 hectares from the winery to realign a road. The council and Marist Holdings (Greenmeadows) fought a protracted battle over the valuation Read more

Mission Winery in land dispute with City Council

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Napier City Council is in court accused of “significant credibility” issues after taking Mission Winery  land and then refusing to pay for it.

The council took land belonging to the winery in 2006 under the Public Works Act to realign Puketitiri Rd. About the same time, officials obtained a valuation from valuer Mike Penrose, which valued the 1.5ha of land at $168,000.

The council offered that sum to the winery owner, Marist Holdings (Greenmeadows) Ltd, but it felt it was worth more, and obtained an independent valuation that put it at $320,000.

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