In today's email we previewed the report into the housing crisis due out this morning.
In today's email we detailed the latest in politics and the economy, including Jacinda Ardern's meeting with the Australian PM.
In today's email we look at the changes ahead for Auckland's transport and housing under a new Government.
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.
The competing bids for votes over Auckland's housing shortage are now clear: Labour wants to build 50,000 affordable houses over the next decade and the Government is planning to build around 7,200. Bernard Hickey looks through the details of the Government's plans and compares them with Labour's policy.
Social Housing Minister Amy Adams has announced the Government's plan to mostly use Housing New Zealand Corp to build a net 25,936 new houses in Auckland over the next decade, including 20,671 affordable homes to be sold on to private buyers. The rest would be retained as social houses owned by Housing New Zealand.
John Key and Todd McClay have been busy at the APEC meeting in Lima over the weekend, talking with leaders about trade deals in a post-Trump and post-TPP world.