Short-term rentals and a lack of new builds have been well documented as contributing factors to Rotorua's chronic housing shortage in recent years. However, is there something else eating into our housing stock? Despite cries the CBD is dying, businesses are setting up and operating out of residential homes outside the main city centre. Stephanie Arthur-Worsop finds out how many and why.

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