RECALIBRATING PHIL TWYFORD: KiwiBuild has become symbolic of Labour's credibility when it comes to delivering on its promises. Claire Trevett looks at the man behind the faltering policy, Housing Minister Phil Twyford, and whether he too will be sent for 'recalibration.'

Back in 2016, NZ Herald political editor Audrey Young wrote that Phil Twyford's own political career followed a parallel trajectory to the Auckland housing market.

As house prices soared, so did Twyford's political stocks as Labour's housing spokesman in Opposition.

That housing market has now soured, and so too have Twyford's stocks as he battles to deliver