So the Western BOP is getting its first KiwiBuild homes, as reported (News, May 16) but one has to question if purchasing already built homes is actually adding to the housing stock or is this just another slight-of-hand trick?

Sadly also, even though the Minister of Housing Phil Twyford was in Tauranga attending roading matters he was not present at the launch of the KiwiBuild initiative, which tends to indicate that the whole scheme has become an enormous embarrassment to this coalition Government.

Furthermore, building more homes in Ōmokoroa will only add to the congestion on the road


Cook - hero or villain?

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