The Christchurch City Council is following up on complaints about a property that's overrun with rubbish.
The Addington address is bursting at the seams with donated whiteware, bicycles, scrap metal and other items.
There's not a spare piece of ground on the section - the house is surrounded by piles of items.
The house tenant, who calls himself Pastor Philip, says the goods are being ripped apart and recycled for charity.
He admits a lot of the stuff, which he says has been donated, is absolute rubbish.
Pastor Philip says it costs him about $1000 a month to dump other people's unwanted items - money that could go towards charity ventures.