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ON THE MONEY: Dotcom, Rod Duke, Liz Coutts and more

Victoria Young
Sat, 26 Sep 2020

Victoria Young
Sat, 26 Sep 2020
‘No sale’ on Briscoe’s chopper flightsHerne Bay scuttlebutt says Briscoe Group's Rod Duke is itching to get more use out of his Herne Bay boatshed, cum beach helipad.In terms of his hard fought consent to upgrade the existing boathouse into a helipad last year, Duke's flight rights will extend to only a few landings a week. This compares to neighbour, property baron Ben Cook’s rights to seven flights - although those aren’t beach landings.Duke's original application to fly helicopters to and f...

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