New Plymouth Club


PHOTO: ANDY JACKSON/STUFF New Plymouth Club executive member Mike Wesley says the council is ignoring requests to trim the trees blocking parts of the club’s sea view.

A New Plymouth club’s claim its expansive and expensive sea views were protected by a 2002 agreement has been challenged by the council that allegedly made it.

Seventeen years ago the New Plymouth Club had just completed a $3.5 million development to make the most of their sweeping sea views from their Gill St premises when the New Plymouth District Council planted pōhutukawa trees across the road.

On Wednesday club executive committee member Mike Wesley said the council had assured the club the trees would be maintained and kept small.