A brawl over a disputed bit of land in south Auckland has seen a local business association and a charity that feeds the needy locked in a year-long battle of wills, Stuff reports. The Ōtara Business Association (OBA) has been at loggerheads with Ōtara Kai Village (OKV) and its founder, Swanie Nelson, since the social enterprise set up residence out the front of the Ōtara Town Centre at the start of 2020. On site are three shipping containers, where a team of volunteers feed those who would otherwise go without. It also acts as a hub for access to social services and a gathering point for the Ōtara community.
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