Auckland prices are 'cooling' but that doesn't mean they're 'losing their value, the PM told TVNZ1's Breakfast.
Tim Fairhall, 39, wants to use his KiwiSaver to visit his brother overseas while he's still in good health, but is unable to do so under current guidelines.
The money Mr Fairhall needs to travel with his mother is locked up in KiwiSaver until he turns 65, but Down syndrome means he is ageing faster than most.
The slump in economic optimism is now a crisis bigger than all the problems combined which have confronted them in recent months, and the PM and her colleagues should be very afraid.
But the Prime Minister told TVNZ's Breakfast that on the economic markers "that matter" NZ was in good shape.
"We are an ambitious Government. We have a heck of a lot going on," the Regional Economic Development Minister told TVNZ1's Q+A.
The National Party leader registered just a 10 per cent preferred PM rating, in yesterday’s 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll.
The domino-effect could be devastating with experts saying the receivership could be just the tip of the iceberg.