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NZ votes ‘yes’ to housing ponzi economy

September 25, 2017 0

In the months leading-up to Saturday’s New Zealand election, various Roy Morgan Research surveys revealed significant voter angst over housing, specifically concerns about affordability/increasing prices as well as homelessness/housing shortages. Labour went to the election with […]

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End in sight for boarding house family

September 23, 2017 0

A man who has been living with his family in a South Auckland boarding house for seven years is “rapt” he has been put on the list for social housing. Raymond Teinaki, his wife and […]

Nelson paves way for more than 300 new houses
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Nelson paves way for more than 300 new houses

September 23, 2017 0

Nelson City Council has approved seven more special housing areas, with the potential to add more than 300 new housing units to the city. That brings the total to 20 new areas in the pipeline […]

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Wellington council passes affordable housing plan

September 21, 2017 0

Wellington City Council has voted unanimously to give the green light to a revamp of the city’s housing policy. The council’s city strategy committee voted this morning to adopt the recommendations of the Mayor’s Taskforce […]

Kāpiti taskforce wants action on housing
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Kāpiti taskforce wants action on housing

September 16, 2017 0

Meeting a couple with three young children living in a leaky garage has spurred Kāpiti’s mayor to increase social housing in his district. A community housing taskforce, established by the mayor, K. Gurunathan, earlier this […]

Pensioner in poverty: Life in a caravan
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Pensioner in poverty: Life in a caravan

September 14, 2017 0

An elderly woman living in the Bay of Plenty says she has no choice but to live in a caravan at a campground, because the pension is not enough to live on. Lynette Haines, 69, […]