Penny Bright is fully capable of paying her outstanding rates but just doesn’t want to.
Auckland Council has today been awarded more than $13,000 towards costs incurred while recouping unpaid rates from activist Penny Bright.
Ms Bright owed $34,182.56 in rates for her Kingsland house, as of June 30, 2015.
The $13,249.20 of costs awarded by the Auckland District Court is in addition to the rates owed, which backdate to 2007.
Earlier this year, the court ruled Ms Bright must pay the rates owed to the council. Read more »