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.
The quality of housing was again the subject of heated discussion at Parliament, when Social Housing Minister Amy Adams fronted up to a Select Committee hearing.
In today's email we look at what might be in tomorrow's Budget, and we watch the continuing debate over house building in Auckland.
There may be four months to go before the election, but it's now clear where the National vs Labour-Green clash will be most intense and meaningful: housing.
In today's email, the debate between Labour and the government over their house building plans flares up again, this time over Labour's opposition to two large building projects in Auckland, as well as its migration plans.
In today's email we dig into the Government's house building plan to see how many more affordable homes it is likely to actually create.