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Local Focus: Access denied through public land planted in kiwifruit for just $2 a year

Hastings District Council says it does not know how many agreements there are for people to use public land, typically to neighbouring landowners at peppercorn rentals. Hastings District Council General Counsel Scott Smith said there could be thousands of agreements. “They serve two purposes,” he said. “It means that the land is made use of, […]