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Annual costs and ongoing expenses? These will be determined according to land and amenities.
For our current estimates please see Fees & Charges
Can I have personal use of land for income generation? Yes, by approval of the Cooperative. However we encourage communal business.
Size of land? We are actively looking for a large block of land with minimum 100 -200 acres of arable land plus areas for forestry, recreation and natural reserve.
What does membership mean? full membership for over 18's.
20 % deposit and commitment to repay remainder of share including at arms length interest rate.
we do allow investment shares.
we do not allow private ownership of dwellings although long term arrangements are available
members have a right to share communal facilities and to be supplied with accommodation
What about Families?
We welcome families with members of all ages. Shareholders children will be charged at the same rate as the shareholder from age 15 until 18 and at half that rate from age 5 to 14 and one quarter from year 3-5.
Members can have family members or very good friends in their own space occasionally and for short terms at nominal maintenance contribution (eg $5.- per night or $15/week). If those people require separate accommodation, they will be charged like a residential share holder, subject to availability
Are traditional owners allowed to visit cultural sites on the land? Yes, by arrangement.
What type of animals are allowed?
There is a ban on cats and dogs except under exceptional circumstances. We envisage responsible animal husbandry in line with Co-Op needs.
Smoking, Alcohol? Drunkenness or smoking will be banned in and near communal areas
Open to visitors? Yes – visitors may stay at Kanjini Co-Op by arrangement.
Will there be guest accommodation? Yes certainly for a fee