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Defiant New Zealand Houseboat Owner Says: "Life Will Go On Long After Money."

"Nelson's maverick houseboat builder is showing a philosophical bent, painting 'Life will go on long after money' on the outer wall of his condemned floating home.
   With just over a week remaining before the Nelson City Council says it will remove the ramshackle houseboat, owner Paul Jepson has moved it close to the Maitai River's outlet into the haven.
Today it was moored near Whakatu Drive, where motorists could catch a glimpse of his defiant proclamation…"
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3 comments:

Island Woman MJ said...

I think this is the first thing I've read on NZ that doesn't make it sound like the most idyllic place in the world. Rats!

Shangri La said...

That reminds me of this guy off Russell Island near Brisbane, Australia http://blogs.abc.net.au/queensland/2014/06/new-houseboat-dubbed-russell-islands-beverley-hillbilly.html


mister dust said...

excellent ! et le message si vrai ! : )

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