Public meeting to address Tauranga's housing crisis

Add a comment
Labour Party's David Parker. Photo/file
Labour Party's David Parker. Photo/file

Four senior Labour MPs will be in Tauranga today to address the city's housing crisis.

Housing spokesman Phil Twyford, plus David Parker, Nanaia Mahuta and Rino Tirikatene are holding a public meeting at the Wesley Centre on 13th Ave at 11am.

The MPs are keen for anyone with housing concerns in Tauranga to come along and talk about how they are affected and possible solutions.

Labour Party MP Phil Twyford talks about the housing and rental crisis affecting Tauranga. Photo/file
Labour Party MP Phil Twyford talks about the housing and rental crisis affecting Tauranga. Photo/file

"Labour is very concerned about the housing situation in Tauranga with the cost of housing continuing to rise, increasing homelessness and the imminent sale of Tauranga's state houses,'' a spokesperson for Phil Twyford said.

''We would like to encourage the people of Tauranga to come along and have their say on this very important issue.''

The MPs will also visiting Seeka and David Parker, spokesman for environment, water, regulatory reform, state owned enterprises, ICT, and entrepreneurship, will visit the Tauriko Business Estate.

- Bay of Plenty Times

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf03 at 22 Feb 2017 17:04:19 Processing Time: 619ms