The number of new homes issued building consents has increased in the last few months. The Tauranga City Council's latest figures show 125 homes were approved in October. In September, 76 homes were issued consent. In August, there were 85 new builds approved. But there is one area of town where new builds are popping up left, right and centre. Property reporter Zoe Hunter talks to the experts to find the reasons for the big jump in new builds.
The building of 125 new homes have been approved in Tauranga - most of them in Mount Maunganui and Pāpāmoa.