At some point, the previous government’s big-money promise for defence equipment was going to run into political reality. But courtesy of the Labour-led Government’s arrival, it is happening faster than expected, writes Robert Ayson.
The Defence Force has negotiated a lifeline for its leased staff housing in Devonport, but what will it do when it eventually has to hand the accommodation back?
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.
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