Posts Tagged ‘Taradale’

Three men take Marist vows

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

On 2 February, twenty-five years to the day after the Society of Mary left Taradale parish, Adrian O’Flynn, Tom Kouijzer and Brendan Jenke took their first vows as Marists. Tom (Holland), Adrian and Brendan (New Zealand) took their vows at Mass attend by forty Marist priests and brothers, who came from around the country for 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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