The 8 things that mattered this week
1. 'Throw off the fiscal straitjacket'
In today's email we previewed the report into the housing crisis due out this morning.
In today's email we dig into a black hole that wasn't - and analyse the winners, losers and spectacle of last night's big debate
In this email we catch up on a weekend of election announcements, debates - and Labour's campaign launch.
In today's email we look at the way housing dominated the penultimate question time before the election, and discover why pay equity advocate Kristine Bartlett is feeling betrayed.
In today's email, the predicted special purpose vehicles finally arrive.
In today's email we dive into the migration debate, look at the resurgence of the homelessness issue, and find that fixing our waterways is going to be an expensive, slow process.
Former Housing NZ Development Manager and current Goodman Property director Leonie Freeman yesterday launched a not-for-profit group aimed at setting some agreed targets to tackle Auckland's housing supply crisis and coordinating the various public, private and community efforts to solve it.
John Key and Paula Bennett said yesterday they were open to most of the recommendations from the Labour, Green and Maori Party's recommendations in their Inquiry into Homelessness, including the big ticket item of potentially increasing the Accommodation Supplement (AS).