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In today's email we catch up with the latest political and economic news, including the Pike River drift video, rising dwelling consents in Auckland and a drop in business confidence.

Bill English's downplaying of the scale of the national housing shortage was challenged yesterday in another sign that housing will be the major topic of debate in the election, alongside migration. He also opened himself up to accusations of going soft on the drive for extra housing supply when he pointed to prices having stopped rising in Auckland -- a tactic John Key used to take the focus off housing supply from 2009 to 2012.