Louis Moeau has been offered emergency housing from social agencies but says he had either turned them down or was waiting to hear back. Now he waits in a park, living in a tent with his young son - something not all neighbours are happy about.
Carmen Hall investigates.

Ice Moeau scratches dirt with a long stick while his father Louis untangles rope to make a clothesline in the trees.

The father and son are desperate to dry five bags of washing neatly stacked outside their tent but this is no camping holiday. This is Mount Maunganui's Arataki Reserve where Moeau