All is not well on one of Auckland's famous streets. A group of Richlisters has applied to build a helipad on Paritai Drive in Ōrākei. Anne Gibson reports on simmering tension featuring a former reality TV star, some big business names - and the question as to whether people should be able to come and go from city homes in their helicopters.

A Richlister's heliport application in an exclusive dress-circle Ōrākei street has inflamed a high-profile neighbour, who has encouraged others to lodge opposing submissions directly with the Civil Aviation Authority.

Louise Wallace, who appeared in the television series The

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