A developer is planning to build 20 three-level townhouse units across five blocks of land in Mount Maunganui. Tauranga City needs to address its housing shortage and these types of projects will help with that, the developer says. But some neighbours aren't impressed with the idea. Zoe Hunter investigates.

A new residential development including 20 three-level units is being planned in Mount Maunganui as a shortage of land for new housing pushes developers to look at a new way to build.

TYBI Limited has applied to the Tauranga City Council for a land use and subdivision consent to build 20

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