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Written by Friends of Matapouri   
Monday, 01 March 2010

In January 2010, Crown Law informed our lawyers that DoC had purchased an area of beachfront land that had, in 1999, been included in the title of the adjoining property when a defective survey was approved. The Crown lawyers informed us that “the offer was made in the best interests of the public and community of Matapouri” and DoC is now “progressing on a number of operational matters to ensure the property will become part of the adjacent reserve and be subject to the Reserves Act 1977”.

DoC has also offered our two organisations a sum of money as “...contribution towards your clients costs conditional on withdrawal of proceedings”… against the Crown. This amount is way short of the true legal costs that have been incurred by both our organisations to retrieve the land and also fails to address issues around compensation, discussion about ongoing management of the Reserve and issues relating to the cleaning up of the wahitapu areas.

We are outraged that the Crown has re-purchased land that [it] originally acquired in 1970...

We are presently seeking information from the Crown regarding these unresolved issues and trying to get access to the agreement and the cabinet papers that gave approval for DoC to settle.

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