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Topic # 159824 13-Dec-2014 20:17
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My neighbour wants us to relocate the markers which Enable have put on the street presumably to mark where the fibre is. We do not want to do this.

Can anyone advise on this please.

1. Can this be done?
2. If it can, can my neighbour force us to do it?


Thanks for any advice.

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  Reply # 1197042 13-Dec-2014 20:21
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Why do they want this done? And where are they located?




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  Reply # 1197043 13-Dec-2014 20:22
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To be honest you should just go and tell them to get over it. Reminds me of that person who thought a UFB "Pillar" was ugly and decided to go to the media about it.

People complaining about getting fibre broadband to their door? Yeah... They belong on a Conklin or belong in Outram.






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  Reply # 1197045 13-Dec-2014 20:28
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The markers are on the corner of their section and they want to widen their driveway and say they will obstruct this plan.



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  Reply # 1197046 13-Dec-2014 20:29
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But just in the road reserve so on council land

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  Reply # 1197047 13-Dec-2014 20:30
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Your neighbour should be consulting with the Council & Enable. It has absolutelyy nothing do to with you.


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  Reply # 1197049 13-Dec-2014 20:33
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annies: My neighbour wants us to relocate the markers which Enable have put on the street presumably to mark where the fibre is. We do not want to do this.

Can anyone advise on this please.

1. Can this be done?
2. If it can, can my neighbour force us to do it?


Thanks for any advice.


Its not up to you to reloacte anything if its on the council reserve - if they want them moved then they will have to arrange with and pay for Enable to do so



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  Reply # 1197050 13-Dec-2014 20:34
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Can the fibre be moved once it is down or is it a major job

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  Reply # 1197060 13-Dec-2014 20:49
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annies: Can the fibre be moved once it is down or is it a major job


That depends.

Once again the issue is nothing to do with you and you should not get involved. They need to contact the local Countil and/or Enable.



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  Reply # 1197089 13-Dec-2014 22:33
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annies: Can the fibre be moved once it is down or is it a major job


That depends.

Once again the issue is nothing to do with you and you should not get involved. They need to contact the local Countil and/or Enable.



Of course if the marker they want to move associates with your Enable service (whether you're connected to it or not), you should insist they contact Enable, or do it yourself just to make sure.

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  Reply # 1197092 13-Dec-2014 22:43
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michaelmurfy: To be honest you should just go and tell them to get over it. Reminds me of that person who thought a UFB "Pillar" was ugly and decided to go to the media about it.

People complaining about getting fibre broadband to their door? Yeah... They belong on a Conklin or belong in Outram.
That pillar was pretty small and having a network that is one of the best in the world (at least better than Australia) that will probably increase the value of their house. 

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  Reply # 1197095 13-Dec-2014 23:12
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Problem is, I don't think people like that see the value of it like that.
It's like people in Wellington who used to complain about Saturn cables. "They block our view!" Of what, all the other cables??

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  Reply # 1197100 14-Dec-2014 00:00
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You would hope that the people who are laying and planning it out, are putting in markers in the right place to allow for drives to be widened etc. The smart place is to put them at or near the boundary pegs. The worst thing would be if they put them on the otherside of the drive, so the drive is pinned inbetween the boundary peg and the marker.

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  Reply # 1197102 14-Dec-2014 00:05
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quickymart: Problem is, I don't think people like that see the value of it like that.
It's like people in Wellington who used to complain about Saturn cables. "They block our view!" Of what, all the other cables??


Saturn cables is the point. They started with 1 then added so that some bundles became quite big. The telco cables were below the power cables which put them more in the line of sight for many people.

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  Reply # 1197109 14-Dec-2014 01:09
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Those saturn cables looked quite pretty. I always knew which one it was - the bottom thick one. 
Unfortunatley we left upper hutt just as the service was launching.




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  Reply # 1197125 14-Dec-2014 04:14
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quickymart: Problem is, I don't think people like that see the value of it like that.
It's like people in Wellington who used to complain about Saturn cables. "They block our view!" Of what, all the other cables??


Saturn cables is the point. They started with 1 then added so that some bundles became quite big. The telco cables were below the power cables which put them more in the line of sight for many people.


There was only ever 1 cable where I lived. Mind you, some of the ones in Lower Hutt I saw were quite large.

 

The Christchurch ones were quite small (and tidy).

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