Ca­ble­way set­back

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

HNZ act­ing man­ager Ten­ancy Ser­vices Stephen Wil­son re­sponds:

We be­lieve that the in­su­la­tion of prop­er­ties is an im­por­tant fac­tor in the health, well­be­ing and af­ford­abil­ity for the fam­i­lies liv­ing in Cor­po­ra­tion prop­er­ties, which is why we are undertaking a num­ber of in­su­la­tion up­grades across the coun­try.

In re­gards to the prop­erty in ques­tion, in 2004 we in­stalled un­der­floor in­su­la­tion and in 2011 we in­stalled a heat pump.

Our records show that we were first no­ti­fied by the ten­ant that the un­der­floor in­su­la­tion was com­ing away in Au­gust 2010.

Fol­low­ing this we at­tempted to ac­cess the prop­erty on four oc­ca­sions to in­spect this, but were un­able to due to the ten­ant not be­ing home.

We suc­cess­fully gained ac­cess in Septem­ber 2010 and re-se­cured the in­su­la­tion. In Septem­ber 2011 the ten­ant called us again to say the in­su­la­tion was com­ing down again. We in­spected this within two days and sus­pect the dam­age was caused by cats.

We have since re­moved the old foil in­su­la­tion and in­stalled new polyester Ed­i­tor,

I was de­lighted to learn that Paul Marlow’s plan to op­er­ate a wake­board ca­ble­way on Aotea La­goon has suf­fered an­other set­back. His ap­pli­ca­tion for re­source con­sent is now likely to be de­layed for at least an­other year.

I read in the lo­cal news me­dia re­cently that the Napier City Coun­cil is plan­ning a ma­jor de­vel­op­ment on the fore­shore there, in­clud­ing a BMX track and a wake­board ca­ble­way.

I sug­gest that Mr Marlow con­tacts

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