Penny Bright settles with council, will keep home

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Section
National,
Publish Date
Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:41PM
The prominent activist was recently diagnosed with cancer. (Photo / NZ Herald)
The prominent activist was recently diagnosed with cancer. (Photo / NZ Herald)

The fight between Auckland activist Penny Bright and the council is finally over - after an 11 year stoush.

The Auckland Council's confirmed the matter's been resolved in regards to Bright's outstanding rates bill.

The 63-year-old will keep her Kingsland home - with council withdrawing the rating sale.

It's unknown whether Bright ended up paying the near $69,000 owed after refusing to pay rates and penalties for more than a decade.

 

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