Housing Minister Phil Twyford has released the terms of reference for a report into Housing NZ's response to meth-contaminated state houses.
The Government has announced it will create a standalone housing ministry, as it seeks to deliver on its big promises to address the housing crisis.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford has apologised to people affected by the meth testing saga, but has stopped short of offering compensation - for now.
A report into the methamphetamine contamination levels of New Zealand homes has found that most homes that test positive contain safe levels of methamphetamine.
Housing was a big winner on Budget day, although not as big as Minister Phil Twyford had hoped, Thomas Coughlan reports.
In an effort to chip away at New Zealand’s “40,000” homeless, the Labour-led Government has announced a raft of new state house building projects - with about 240 new homes due to be completed over the next two years.
In this morning's email we opened the police file of the latest investigation into former MP Todd Barclay, and we looked at the Government's plan to end the "moral panic" over meth residues.
In today's email we look at the changes ahead for Auckland's transport and housing under a new Government.
In today's email, the coalition negotiation meetings wind up but we need to wait a bit longer for a new Government, we look into whether Housing NZ is paying an Irish company $1b for prefab homes, and examine the challenges and opportunities posed by new developments in food technology.
The National Government is amending the law for landlords and tenants, but other parties say it is too timid and in the wrong direction. Baz Macdonald reports.