Feng shui blocks stormwater pipe plan

A Chinese couple trying to stop a new stormwater connection running under their property say the pipeline is bad Feng shui.

In a rare step, their fight with their Mellons Bay neighbour is now before the Auckland Council's Regulatory Committee. Yu Wan and Jin Han are threatening legal action should the move go ahead.

Their belief in Feng shui is not the only reason they use for declining permission for the new connection - the basis of it seems to be a bad relationship with the owner of the neighbouring development and the way he tried to get them to sign off on it. See more