Articles tagged Mt Roskill

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.

Labour got a morale boost at the least over the weekend when Michael Wood beat Parmjeet Parmar in the Mt Roskill by-election with a majority of 6,518. Phil Goff beat Parmar by 8,091 votes in the 2014 General Election, although candidates from the Green, New Zealand First, Conservative and Mana parties stood candidates that got a combined 3,793 votes.