Housing Minister Phil Twyford has released a report he commissioned into the housing crisis, saying it revealed a significant but unknown number of 'floating' households who were unable to access state, emergency or community housing.
Andrew Little rallied his troops with an aggressive speech full of personal touches and a new housing policy at Labour's last party congress before the election, Bernard Hickey reports.
Labour Leader Andrew Little has announced a Labour-led Government would ring-fence losses from residential rental properties from other income to end the practice of negative gearing.
For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I ask why the talkback lines aren't running hot over the NZ$11,700 subsidy paid each year to every one of the Remuera Golf Club's members (including John Key) by Auckland Council ratepayers.
For the convenience of email-avoiding subscribers and samplers, here's the email sent earlier on Friday.